Entries by Lokahi Acupuncture San Jose

Beat the Summer Heat with a Refreshing TCM-Inspired Beverage

As the summer sun reaches its peak, finding ways to stay cool and hydrated becomes essential. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) offers age-old wisdom on balancing the body’s internal temperature, and we’ve crafted a delightful, refreshing TCM-Inspired Beverage recipe that aligns with these principles while catering to Western palates. Let’s dive into this rejuvenating summer drink […]

A Brief History of the Relationship Between Acupuncture and IVF

Introduction In the journey to parenthood, many couples and individuals explore various methods to enhance their fertility. Two such methods, acupuncture and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), have become increasingly intertwined over the years. While IVF is a marvel of modern medical technology, acupuncture is rooted in ancient Chinese medicine. Together, they form a holistic approach […]

How Can Traditional Chinese Medicine Support Male Fertility

Navigating the Path to Parenthood Understanding the challenges and questions surrounding male fertility is crucial in today’s world, where more and more couples find themselves seeking support on their journey to parenthood. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), including acupuncture and herbal remedies, offers a holistic approach to support male fertility that many have found beneficial. Below, we […]

Top 3 Supplements to Help With Male Infertility

June marks Infertility Awareness Month, shedding light on an essential aspect of reproductive health that affects both men and women. It’s crucial to recognize that male infertility plays a significant role in fertility issues, with men contributing equally to the equation. Optimizing men’s health is paramount not only for reproductive success but also for their […]

Spring Recipes for Optimal Liver Health

By: Cara Ortiz L.Ac  Spring, a time of rejuvenation and new beginnings, is deeply interwoven with traditional Chinese medicine’s emphasis on liver health. The liver, often regarded as the powerhouse of the body, benefits greatly from fresh, clean nourishment, especially in the transition from the cold, sluggish winter to the warm, active spring. Here, we […]

Acupuncture for Menstrual Regulation: A Natural Path to Balance

Understanding and managing menstrual cycles is vital to the pursuit of holistic wellness and balanced health. Irregular menstrual cycles can be a source of frustration and concern, impacting overall well-being and fertility. While conventional medicine often leans towards medications such as birth control to manage irregularities, this approach typically masks symptoms rather than addressing the […]

Three Essential Ear Pressure Points for Wellness

Three Essential Ear Pressure Points for Wellness: Your Self-Healing Map For centuries, practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have viewed the ear as a microcosm of the entire body, with auricular therapy or ear pressure point acupressure, targeting specific points for its notable effectiveness. This nuanced approach to the ear’s “treasure points” offers holistic health benefits […]

Understanding the Differences Between Dry Needling vs Acupuncture

Unraveling the Needle Debate: Understanding the Differences Between Dry Needling vs Acupuncture   If you’re investigating the needle debate, understanding the differences between dry needling vs acupuncture is crucial. This article presents essential distinctions without fluff: dry needling is a modern intervention based on Western medical principles for easing muscle pain, while acupuncture is an […]