Treating Diabetes Chinese Medicine can help treat symptoms of type 1 and type 2 diabetics with acupuncture and herbal formulas. Type 2 is obviously more of a challenge. Acupuncture treatments can improve circulatory problems and slow down the process of neuropathy. The inflammation, pain, and swelling associated with neuropathy are…

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Chronic Hepatitis

Hepatitis C For over 15 years I have been treating people with Chronic Hepatitis C (HCV). Fortunately, there is now a real cure (we all hope) that seems to work (if very expensive). Many patients came to me with this problem and then ended up being treated for all the…

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Acupuncture and Migraines

Acupuncture: Headaches and Migraines Headaches and migraines from all accounts can be a real, real drag. Devastating for those in the middle of one. Acupuncture does pretty well with them. Not everyone with severe headaches technically has a migraine but we treat them pretty much the same in Chinese Medicine. Often…

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Gastro-intestinal issues play a “central” role in Chinese Medicine. That’s a pun, actually, as the stomach and spleen are considered the center of body processes and which all revolves. That’s why if a patient comes in for stomach problems I would ask them about their moods and if they come…

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Psychology and Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture and the Emotions Chinese Medicine has long considered the psychology of patients. However, the cause of problems of anxiety and depression (as examples) are not simple “bad thinking” or chemical imbalances but the imbalances of the five elements and the interactions with their related organ systems. I have had…

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  • Douglas Eisenstark Acupuncture

    2001 S. Barrington (just North of Olympic -4 blocks west of Sawtelle, 3 East of Bundy) room 118 WLA 310-403-7018 taiqi@taiqi.me