Entries by Lokahi Acupuncture San Jose

6 Commonly Asked Questions About Acupuncture

What You Need to Know About Acupuncture: 6 Commonly Asked Questions About Acupuncture Traditional East Asian Medicine & Acupuncture have gained a lot of popularity in recent years.Despite its growing popularity, many people still have questions about this ancient practice. In this blog post, we’ll answer some of the most commonly asked questions about acupuncture. […]

What Your Headache Location Tells Us

Your head hurts where? Why is your headache location is important in Chinese Medicine? Headaches are a common complaint and cause of distress among Americans. There are various types of headaches that can range from mild to severe; some of the most common include tension headaches, migraines, and sinus headaches. Tension headaches are probably the […]

Postpartum Bowel Challenges: Constipation

Part III of a guest blog series for Lokahi Acupuncture by Dr. Janet Yu. Read part I here and part II here. Postpartum bowel challenges: constipation Nobody likes to be constipated (obviously), and I’ll be frank: that first postpartum bowel movement can be downright scary because tissues feel raw and incisions are healing. The thought of […]

Postpartum Bladder Challenges: Urinary Incontinence

Part II of a guest blog series for Lokahi Acupuncture by Dr. Janet Yu. Read part I here. Postpartum bladder challenges: urinary incontinence (UI) & a pelvic muscle primer The most common postpartum bladder challenge I see in my clinic each day is urinary incontinence, which refers to when a person accidentally leaks urine. Many patients […]

What is Trauma-Informed Acupuncture Care?

Trauma is an important topic related to acupuncture, as many people’s health complaints can be linked to or worsened by a history of traumatic experiences. Trauma-Informed Acupuncture Care Acupuncture, as a unique therapy that can positively impact the body as well as the mind, (or the “body-mind”) can be particularly beneficial for patients in which […]

Acupuncture Treatment for Menstrual Cycle Issues

Are you one of the many women who find themselves dealing with menstrual cycle issues? Whether it’s pain, irregularity or unpredictable flow, these issues can be daunting and frustrating. You’re not alone- around 30% of women experience some sort of reproductive issue. If you are looking for an alternative to traditional western medicines, acupuncture and Traditional […]