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Facial Acupuncture (Facial rejuvenation acupuncture)
For thousands of years, the people of the Orient have known that beauty comes from the inside out. In order for a person to look their best, they must radiate health. Early on, the Chinese discovered and utilized ways to change the energy flow within the body to initiate the healing process for rejuvenation. They knew that many meridians either begin or end on the face and some have internal branches that go to the face. Dating as far back as early as the Sung Dynasty (960 AD – 1279 AD), Acupuncture rejuvenation practices were employed for the Empress’ and the Emperors.
What are the benefits of Cosmetic Medical Acupuncture?
Cosmetic Medical Acupuncture or facial rejuvenation acupuncture may take 5-10 years off your face. It helps to eliminate fine lines and makes the deeper lines look softer. It can also help to minimize dark circles, puffy eyes, double chin, sagging skin, and dropping eyelids.
Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture can help:
Ear Acupuncture and Reflexology
Auriculotherapy (Ear Acupuncture and Ear Reflexology) is a treatment process by stimulating and harmonizing ear reflexion points. Different regions on the ear agree with representing a body's micro-system, with projections for physical and emotional areas. The stimulation of these points acknowledges as Auriculotherapy.
Auriculotherapy is used extensively for pain control and addictions of all kinds. It has additionally helped with stress and anxiety, depression, allergies, PMS, vision problems, etc.
Auriculotherapy should regard these with conditions that negatively affect physical, mental, and emotional fitness as every other option to assist in healing the body.
Healthy foods can still be trigger foods for allergy!! We discover which foods, herbs or spices are feeding your food allergy
Possible Symptoms Associated with Food Allergies
|Affected Parts||Possible Symptoms|
|Digestive System||Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhea, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Constipation, Gas Bloating|
|Skin||Acne, Skin Rash, Eczema, Urticaria, Flushing/hot flashes, Hair loss, Itching|
|Brain||Chronic Fatigue, Autism, Anxiety, Depression, Poor Balance, Learning Disabilities, Attention deficit, Hyperactivity|
|Head and Neck||Dark Circles, Ear Infections, Ringing in the Ears (Tinnitus), Recurrent Sinusitis, Migraines Headaches, Excessive mucous, Sore Throat, Mouth Sores|
|Lung||Bronchitis, Breathing Difficulty, Shortness of breath, Asthma, Chest Pain|
|Mind and Emotion||Poor Concentration, Poor Memory, Mood Swings, Irritability, Anxiety, Depression|
|Joints and muscles||Chronic Pain, Joint Stiffness|
|Others||Anal-Genital Itching, Water Retention, Recurrent Infection, Irregular Heart Beats|
Extensive Test Items
We can test for some additional items for up to 240 international foods, spices, chia seed, fig, macadamia, sheeps milk, pine nut, mozzarella cheese, tarragon and kale and Chinese medicinal herbs.
Test reported will be released in 14 days, a personalised 4 day-rotation diet and a 45 minutes consultation will be given by our nutritionist (he was previously worked as part-time lecturer for the HKU SPACE and now he is periodically interviewed by the South China Morning Post for different health and nutritional issues).
Hair can be used as an indicator of whole-body accumulation of certain minerals. It is especially useful to monitor toxic metal exposure. Because it reflects the storage levels of minerals rather than just what is being transported in the blood, it makes an excellent medical and nutritional diagnostic tool. From a small sample it is possible to analyse which of the minerals are either deficient or in excess. We are able to provide you with a report of this analysis and, through a consultation, we can make dietary recommendations, discuss probable tendencies for developing certain diseases, and suggest treatment where needed. Hair analysis and nutritional advice are provided by Mineralysis our nutritional division.
Traditional Chinese Medicine Nutrition
Western Nutritional Advice
Traditional wisdom supported by scientific evidence
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What is food and how does it relate to your body functions?
Food provides the primary energy and nutrients for the body. Nowadays, people tend to neglect the importance of choosing the right food and even skip a meal (especially omitting breakfast or merging breakfast and lunch). They forget that foods' regular intakes are essential: to maintain proper metabolism, good blood circulation, and enhance emotions and cognition.
Selecting proper foods is essential for sustaining basic body functions and necessary for the prevention of degenerative disease. In Western nutrition and Chinese medicine nutritional therapy, food is not just a source of nutrients to sustain life in general. It is also natural medicine. Food should be the first to be considered before taking medication or herbs.
As well as offering western nutritional consultation, we also provide consultation under the theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine Nutrition. We always endeavour to integrating the nutritional knowledge of both East and Western cultures in order to improve and enhance your health.
Food is considered to be the best “medicine” for the prevention and treatment of diseases, as well as an essential way to boost disease recovery and maintain wellbeing. Knowledge and understanding of which foods to eat or avoid will without doubt help to alleviate or prevent the onset of a variety of diseases such as arthritis, headaches ,diabetes, elevated cholesterol, cataract, infertility, menstrual problems, cardiovascular disease (coronary heart disease). The rate of recovery following some such trauma can be greatly improved.
Each person has their own cold or warm body pattern, a personalized dietary recommendation should be adopted in dealing with the associated ailments. A typical example is the occurrence of skin problems in people with a warm body pattern, an increased consumption of cooling food like bitter melon or green beans (mung beans) will be beneficial to control the problem. Conversely, those who have a cold body pattern are not recommended to consume too much cooling food, else intestinal discomfort and cold limbs will be experienced. Instead of cooling food, people with a cold body pattern should consume foods such as Coix seeds (Chinese pearl barley) and bergamot, which enhance digestive functions and the detoxification function of the liver.
Periodic discomfort, such as period pain or dizziness as experienced by females would benefit from a knowledge of Chinese Medicine Nutrition.
As for those who plan to lose weight, some natural foods and herbs are able to promote the burning of fat or inhibit the synthesis of fat.
Moreover, Chinese Medicine Nutrition can strengthen the vitality and endurance of men and smokers particularly benefit because many Chinese medicinal food recipes and herbs possess antioxidative properties which provide cellular protection.
How can a food allergy test help me?
Healthy foods can still be trigger foods, foods that put a strain on the immune system, and with continued consumption can potentially cause illness.
Almost everyone has suffered unexpectedly from allergic symptoms, including skin rashes, diarrhoea, headaches, irritable bowel syndrome, stuffy and runny noses or varieties of common uncomfortable symptoms. If we include the less dramatic symptoms like occasional anxiety, joint stiffness, water retention, dark circles under the eyes etc., It is estimated that at least one-quarter of the world’s population is living with avoidable allergies.
Although there is no cure for food allergies, serious health consequences can be prevented through early recognition, strict avoidance of food allergens and effective management of the reactions when they occur.
To achieve early recognition of your body’s food intolerances, the Mineralysis Food Allergy Test is now available to measure up to 184 food allergens from one simple prick of the finger. The actual levels of IgG antibody can be precisely measured against these individual allergens. The test will help you to understand what you need to omit or add to your diet to minimize allergic reactions.
How can a hair mineral test help me?
You will never know how organic your food is or how clean your water is! People assume their diets are healthy, their absorption of nutrients is normal and the internal utilization of them is effective. Only a hair test can indicate their real condition.
A hair test can help you to achieve a proper nutritional mineral balance by revealing what your body is either deficient in or in excess of. This test can not only show if you are exposed to excessive levels of toxic metals, but can also give a clear overview of your mineral imbalance. You will then know what foods you should consume in order to re-balance the problematic minerals and achieve a balanced nutrition.
We can help you to achieve the optimal health status via our holistic nutritional advice. We will not only equip you with the knowledge of how to achieve the right nutrient balance, but also how to avoid exposure to toxic substances such as toxic metals and pesticides. You will acquire the knowledge you need about food in order to counteract and detoxify yourself of these toxic substances.
Benefits can be gained at any stage of life from our professional nutritional advice:
Infant Nutrition - How to obtain sufficient calcium from other food choices if your child is allergic to dairy products.
Pre and Post Pregnancy Nutrition - Learn what foods are rich in folic acid and are they suitable to your body pattern.
Adult Nutrition - How to use food to prevent cancer, diabetes and normalizing blood lipid, cholesterol.
Anti aging Nutrition - What foods can rejuvenate your cells and decelerate degeneration of organs – eyes, brains, kidney and liver.
Therapeutic Nutrition - Learn what foods can improve liver functions for Hepatitis B carriers.
Anti Cancer Nutrition - What natural foods that can help to minimize cancer recurrence and how to reduce the toxic effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Report Interpretation - e.g. Your physician or doctor may not have enough time to explain your condition and your blood test report. We can help to explain in detail and teach you how to control your condition nutritionally.
DNA testing for nutrition and sport direction - Nutrigenomic test
We have introduced oral fluid DNA test to let our client choose their food and exercise based on their own genetic makeup. Saliva specimen is couriered to our collaborating laboratory in Canada for analysis. The laboratory is a CAP and CLIA accredited lab which is backed up by the University of Toronto. A single test will be valid for the whole life. This DNA test screens for 70 reliable genetic markers which provide important information on the following aspects:
Nutrients metabolism (i.e. how efficient for nutrients absorption and utilisation)
Cardiovascular health status
Weight management and body composition
Food intolerances (lactose and gluten)
Eating habits (tendency towards craving for fat taste, sugar and starch)
Fitness and physical activity (motivation to exercise, exercise behavior, power and strength, endurance, pain tolernace and tendency towards soft tissue tendon injury)
Clients can choose or avoid certain food items, perform or avoid certain exercise according to their gene and genetic variation so as to optimise and harmonise their health, and to reduce the tendency towards certain diseases and sport injury.