16 Feb

Psoriasis treatment with acupuncture and herbs

Acupuncture and herbs treating psoriasis has been practiced long time. The effect generally is good. The psoriasis is an auto-immune skin disease of scaling and inflammation. Individuals with psoriasis may experience significant physical discomfort and some movement difficulties. The disease may also affect the fingernails, the toenails, and some area soft tissue. Treatment of conventional […]

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28 Nov

acupuncture helps facelift and Facial Rejuvenation beauty

Now a day, people goes with facelift and facial rejuvenation can easily spend five thousand dollars every six months. One of my patient told me that her husband who is an anesthetist can make much more money in beauty clinic than hospital. Therefore, facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture / Acupuncture facelift is becoming a more popular, non-surgical […]

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24 Feb

Eczema treatment study of using Chinese medicine

There has been a Eczema treatment study of using Chinese medicine conducted by researchers of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. At the start of the study, more than half of the participants had severe symptoms on a standard scale that doctors use to gauge eczema severity. After eight months of treatment, most had mild symptoms. […]

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05 Mar

Shingles: Asthma can be a prelude

Shingles can be treated with Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture, Herbs). It is considered as Liver Blood and Lung Wei Deficiency with external Wind Invasion. Following is the recent study finding on some relationship of Asthma and Shingles. —————— (HealthDay News) Children with asthma have a higher risk for developing shingles — a painful skin rash — […]

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06 Feb

Eczema: case study

Eczema What is Eczema? Eczema is a term that describes an inflammatory skin condition with itchy, red and inflamed skin that can ooze fluid and develop crusting of the skin. Eczema and atopic dermatitis are terms that are often interchanged.  Eczema is most often seen in people with a family history of “atopic conditions” including […]

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23 Jan

Skin disease: Common questions

Common questions on treating skin disease. Dear Dr. Fan: My son is 19 and has nodular or cystic acne on his face. Currently, he is taking antibiotics for acne, which worked initially. We are exploring the possibility of treating him with traditional Chinese medicine. Before proceeding with this option, I was wondering if you can […]

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24 Oct

Eczema / Rosacea treated with Chinese Medicine herbs and acupuncture

Eczema: The term eczema is broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions. These include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching and dryness, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, oozing, or bleeding. Areas of temporary skin discoloration may appear and are sometimes […]

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