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Zhen-qi Acupuncture Clinic
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Skin care specialty: Acne and wrinkle treatments, Light therapy, Facials, Facial gua-sha
Acne Skin Conditions
Acne is a common inflammatory disease of an over production of sebum or oil of the pilosebacous glands. This production of sebum in the p. glands are mainly caused by hormonal fluctuation, the sebum acts like food for Propionibacterium acnes, the bacteria causing acne.
Hormonal fluctuations occur during menstruation, pregnancy and menopause. Hormonal changes also cause stress, which can make acne worse for those already struggling with that condition. Acne is characterized by papules, pustules, inflammed nodules and superficial pusfilled cysts and may have small white or black heads surrounded by red skin. In severe cases of acne the eruption can run deep into the epithelial layer of the skin leaving scars after the healing process. Acne is found on the face, chest, upper back, upper arms or buttocks.
Acne can become a chronic disease which can cause physiological and also psychological problems.
Chinese Medicine treatment of acne
Chinese Medicine takes a look at all the organs involved. Every patient is slightly different in his, hers constitutional make up. As the chinese practitioner evaluates which organ system is involved, establishes a diagnosis and creates a treatment plan. This treatment than is totally tailored to the patient in need. Possible organs involved are Lungs, Large Intestines,Stomach, Spleen and Liver. Each organ system entertains a different powerful herbal formula for this condition.
The treatment plan here at Zhen-qi acupuncture clinic consists of a very strict regimen:
Several or all of these therapies will be with in the treatment plan depends on the patient induvidual needs.
Photo Blue Light Therapy
Specific light in the blue spectrum has been shown to produce a photo dynamic stimulation of porphyrins stored in the Acne causing bacteria, resulting in the generation of oxygen which kills the acne causing bacteria and begins the healing process. 15 minutes each treatment.
Ion Detox Spa
- The feet have 2000 pores.
Acne Treatment packages available
For more detailed info call Sabrina C. Miller LAc. 612.558.1427
2213 East 38th St., Minneapolis, MN 55407, (612) 558-1427, firstname.lastname@example.org
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