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Pauline Hwang

FREE Online Workshop on Acupressure

You and your loved ones are welcome to join a FREE webinar introducing Acupressure.  Afraid to try acupuncture but still want to try the effectiveness of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)?  Or in isolation and can’t get to your appointments? Try Acupressure! It works...

Xerostomia: Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture for Dry Mouth

Dry mouth (or “xerostomia”) is a common problem. One reason for it is radiation for head and neck cancers. 80% of people who complete this form of cancer treatment have dry mouth as a result. Keep reading for some home remedies that could help, as well as...

FREE Online Workshop on Traditional Chinese Medicine for Cancer

You and your loved ones are welcome to join a FREE workshop introducing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and its lessons for cancer care and recovery. The talk will include lessons for any stage or type of cancer, including prevention, active treatment, or...

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Fertility and Reproductive Health

Many of my friends – and many people who come to my clinic – are having kids or hoping to. Some are unsure and still considering it. Some feel their time ticking away. Some want to and are having trouble getting pregnant. Some were pregnant and aren’t anymore. Some...

An Introduction to Chinese Herbal Medicine

Whether it’s because COVID is keeping people at home, or whether there’s an increasing interest in natural health solutions, interest in Chinese herbal medicine in booming. What exactly is Chinese herbal medicine? What makes it so special and effective? ...

Self-Care for the Summer of COVID-19

By Pauline Sok Yin Hwang, R.Ac R.TCMP One of my fondest memories of Taiwan is sitting down with a friend to read a Chinese version of the Yellow Emperor’s Canon of Internal Medicine (Huang Di Nei Jing). Her knowledge of ancient Chinese was much better than mine, while...

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 UPDATE: Please read this entire page as it contains important information     In-person services are now allowed to resume. Phone/online sessions are available for both local & remote patients Hi there! If you’re on this page, that means you’re...

Why People with Cancer Use Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

For over 3,500 years, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been helping people of all ages, backgrounds, and medical histories find internal and external peace, balance, comfort, and relief. Through an intricate network of carefully applied practices and routines...

5 Benefits of Acupuncture in Cancer Care 

Acupuncture is an aspect of Traditional Chinese Medicine—one that’s been practiced for thousands of years. Despite the many evolutions and iterations of acupuncture over the years, one thing has always remained true from the beginning—the healing properties of...

Chinese Medicine Tips for the Lungs & Large Intestine (Food & Mood)

Autumn health tips according to Traditional Chinese Medicine  Chinese medicine talks about maintaining health by balancing the Five Elements in the body – Earth, Metal, Water, Wood and Fire. The Metal element is associated with the autumn season, and with the Lung and...

Chemotherapy Support and Side Effect Relief

Are you dreading chemotherapy?  Worried about chemo side effects, such as nausea and vomiting, fatigue, diarrhea or constipation, hair loss, and more?  Chemotherapy horror stories are easy to find on the internet, but don’t worry – there’s a lot that acupuncture...

4 Common Myths about Chinese Medicine for Cancer 

Although Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practiced for over 5,000 years in most Asian countries, it’s only recently started entering the western consciousness as a viable treatment method for various physical and mental ailments. When many people think of...