Blog

St. Paul Magazine’s Newest Cover Girl, Senia Mae!

January 3, 2017

We were totally shocked to see that Saint Paul Magazine put me on the cover of their latest issue! They were fascinated by cosmetic acupuncture and all the buzz it’s been getting and wanted to feature it in their New Year issue, but the cover article was a surprise to us all! Our phones have been ringing off the hook with local women AND men coming in for free consultations with us to learn more. Click

Read More

Divider


Curing Acid Reflux with Chinese Medicine

December 12, 2016

So many people have trouble with acid reflux. In fact, about a third of Americans are on some type of acid blocker—you might recognize names such as Prilosec, Zantac, or Prevacid. It can range from annoying to uncomfortable to super painful and even though a lot of us struggle with it, it’s not something you want to brush off. It can be a very serious condition and if it’s left

Read More

Divider


Acupuncture + Bodywork for all your aches and pains

November 17, 2016

  Book your 50-minute Acupuncture + Bodywork session here or read on for more information!   What is Acupuncture + Bodywork? Acupuncture + Bodywork combines the calm therapeutic effect of human touch with the body-wide glow of acupuncture to create a treatment that has to be experienced to be believed. Either therapy alone is beneficial and enjoyable but mixing both together is like adding caramel to chocolate. Yes, it is

Read More

Divider


Top 4 Reasons to Get Cosmetic Acupuncture

October 27, 2016

Still thinking about cosmetic acupuncture, but not sure if it’s right for you? Cosmetic acupuncture can help many areas of concern on the neck and face. Here are my top 4 reasons to try cosmetic acupuncture, along with some before and after photos:   Crow’s Feet: We strategically place the needles to pinch and pull the skin upwards around the eye. This helps to soften fine lines and deep wrinkles

Read More

Divider


Getting to Know You! Getting to Know All About…Whitney

August 22, 2016

Welcome Whitney Horstman, Healing InSight’s newest Acupuncturist Extraordinaire! I’m so excited to welcome Whitney Horstman to our phenomenal team of Acupuncturists Extraordinaire! Whitney is a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner, licensed acupuncturist, certified herbalist, and body worker. She is on a lifelong quest to help others feel better and live happier! Whitney, what inspires you? Almost everything. I am on a constant quest for inspiration. It’s a consistent requirement in order for me

Read More

Divider


Cupping at the Olympics!

August 11, 2016

Everyone is talking about those strange circular bruises seen on Michael Phelps at the Olympics! And by now most people know they are caused by cupping. But do you know what cupping is and why we use it here at Healing InSight? Following is an introduction to cupping that may help you understand just what it does, and if it could be right for you! Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine that

Read More

Divider


Probiotics 101

July 18, 2016

Or, maybe we could call this “When a good bug goes bad. Or disappears. And what we can do about it.” You may have seen a lot about probiotics in the news, on commercials, or recommended in natural-health magazines for a whole host of issues you may be having, but how much do you know about them? It’s a huge topic, so I wanted to bring you a little information

Read More

Divider


Top 8 Tips for Younger Skin

June 29, 2016

We’ve treated more patients with cosmetic acupuncture than any other clinic in the Twin Cities. Here are some of our favorite tips that we often tell our patients to keep their skin looking young and fresh: Maintain balanced emotions – long-standing emotions cause deep wrinkles in particular areas of our face. For example: the popular “11” in between the eyebrows may indicate irritation, annoyance, and impatience in ones life. Stubborn

Read More

Divider


Patient Profile: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

June 15, 2016

Swimsuit season is upon us, and there’s nothing worse than feeling bloated from irritable bowel syndrome when you’re at the beach. As a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner who specializes in digestive health, I am very excited to write to you about all the things that Chinese medicine can help with when it comes to digestive issues. Western medicine has largely failed on this front, but Chinese medicine has the diagnostic

Read More

Divider


The Pollen is Flying! Get Ahead of Allergy Season with Acupuncture

May 5, 2016

The weather is warmer and plants are in bloom, it’s finally spring in Minnesota! Unfortunately, that also means it’s allergy season. Before you reach once again for the Allegra and nasal sprays, consider acupuncture to help reduce your allergies for both this year…AND next! A study in Annals of Internal Medicine showed that 71% of people who received allergy acupuncture had a decrease in symptoms, and many cut back on their allergy medications. And

Read More

Divider


Suffering from PCOS? Acupuncture Can Help!

April 20, 2016

I recently treated a woman in her mid-30’s who sought help for her irregular menstrual cycles and her inability to lose weight. She was particularly concerned about her menstrual cycles, which only came every 35-45 days (it always varied), as she and her husband were hoping to start a family in the coming year.   During our detailed intake session, she also shared with me that she was embarrassed over the

Read More

Divider


Puffy Eyes and Dark Circles Be Gone! Cosmetic Acupuncture in Action

March 25, 2016

We’ve been getting lots of questions about our anti-aging acupuncture program and, of course, we love the results we see in our patients. But we thought, who would be better to answer your questions than a patient who has gone through our program? Read on below for Kelli Tatum’s results—some of them unexpected!—in her own words. Click here to watch Kelli’s full story on Twin Cities Live! Why did you decide to do

Read More

Divider


Cosmetic Acupuncture

March 8, 2016

Want to look younger without surgery or Botox? Yes, it can be done: with Mei Zen cosmetic acupuncture! Benefits How it Works Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture Q&A Before and After Pictures Twin Cities Live Interviews Cosmetic acupuncture is the only anti-aging treatment that rejuvenates the face and neck AND treats underlying imbalances in the body that contribute to aging.  By healing from the inside and outside, you’ll get a natural

Read More

Divider


Kathi’s Story: Fibromyalgia Relief

March 8, 2016

“When I look back on all the changes it’s amazing. I finally have my life back. Pain relief with no side effects?! It’s a no brainer.”   “I have been dealing with chronic pain for over two years. I couldn’t sit for more than ten minutes at a time without pain. Writing and driving caused constant pain in my hands and arms. The pain meant I stopped being as active, I couldn’t

Read More

Divider


Star Tribune: Acupuncture for Baby Boomers

April 1, 2016

Are you tired of being tired? Are you ready to relieve those aches and pains we develop as we age? Read the Star Tribune’s “The Art of Acupuncture” article, featuring Healing InSight’s Senia Mae, to learn how acupuncture can help boost your energy and help you feel young again!   The art of acupuncture Chinese medicine helps seniors optimize their lives. By LAURA FRENCH Special to the Star Tribune FEBRUARY 23,

Read More

Divider