BiaoHealth Blog / Traditional Chinese Medicine

Getting to the Root of the Problem - Alopecia Areata, Clinical Case Study, March 2014

Clinical Case Study: Advanced Herbal Support for Alopecia Areata, Published in Nutrition Review, March, 2014 in Articles, Hair Loss Amy Petrarca, MS, RN, L.Ac, Dipl. OM

“Janie” was clearly suffering when we first met. Entering my office she appeared embarrassed, with long pieces of hair wrapped around her head in an attempt to cover up her bald spots. As she described her situation in a shy, soft-spoken voice, it became clear that she was going through a very stressful time. Janie explained that it had been eight months since the initial onset of her Alopecia

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New Space in the Castro District!

New Space –

A dream come true!  I finally landed a new space in the Castro District of San Francisco!  It’s just beautiful!  I am so happy to announce my new location!  I have not one, but TWO treatment rooms for clients! 

The first room is the dedicated Facial Suite.  It is just breathtaking!  I call this room the “Jade” room.  The décor is muted egg-shell and jade green, with soft lighting with paper lamps during the evening – and natural

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Gold Standard Facial Acupuncture & The Three Treasures

The Season of Metal & The Three Treasures:

Gold Standard Facial Acupuncture Certification Series – Modules 7 & 8.  How perfect to travel back to beautiful Minneapolis, MN for the grand finale of the Facial Acupuncture certification series in Autumn! 

In Traditional Chinese Medicine Five Element Theory, Autumn is the season to focus on all things ruled by Metal – being Respiration, Excretion, and the Integumentary System.  In easier language:  the Lungs, The Colon, and the Skin!    What do these three systems have in common?  They are all used

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Falling into balance

Autumn is the season for change and letting go

It’s back to school and time to get back into the GROOVE of fall!  How great is back-to-school time?  Time to get your new classroom portfolios, new sharp pencils, new jeans, and new routines in order!  A great time to come back to BiaoHealth Acupuncture for a “tune-up” with Acupuncture Needles, Tuning Forks, a BiaoHealth Facial Acupuncture session, or even a health & wellness consultation to review goals for the year.

Autumn is just around the corner – and

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