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Kokin Healing Blog

At the Kokin Healing Center, we’re all about education. We love to empower our patients to learn how to take good care of their bodies; and we’re always learning ourselves. In that spirit, the Healing Blog is a place for us to teach and to learn. We hope you enjoy these posts and share them with friends, family and colleagues.
Learn to Navigate Your Stress This Winter

Learn to Navigate Your Stress This Winter

Signs of stress include depression, anxiety, low sex drive, memory and concentration difficulties, mood swings and irritability, low moods, feelings of anguish and much more. Below, we break down a few of these symptoms, give you tips on how you can combat the onset...

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Acupuncture Treats Painful Period

Acupuncture Treats Painful Period

A study published in the Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies looked at the efficacy of acupuncture to control the symptoms of primary dysmenorrhea, or painful periods. The study examined 60 women who were split into two different groups: the study group or the...

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5 Acupoints to Help You Navigate Your Stress This Winter

5 Acupoints to Help You Navigate Your Stress This Winter

There are several acupressure points that are known to treat stress and stress related symptoms. It’s important to understand that acupressure coupled with a balanced diet, exercise regime and a healthy lifestyle will decrease the chances of stress being a factor in...

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4 Beneficial Winter Herbs to Grow and Use!

4 Beneficial Winter Herbs to Grow and Use!

Depending on where you’re located geographically, it may be that time of year when it’s nearly impossible to keep a garden thriving. That being said, hope is not lost for a winter herb garden! Even if you don’t consider yourself to have a green thumb, the following...

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Five Self Care Tips for Winter

Five Self Care Tips for Winter

Traditional Chinese medicine teaches that humans should live in harmony with the seasons. According to traditional Chinese medicine there are five seasons: winter, spring, summer, late summer and fall. Each season has many associations that help us change our habits,...

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Keeping Our Lungs Healthy in Winter!

Keeping Our Lungs Healthy in Winter!

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the lungs play a dual role - internal and external functions: they are considered the most external of the internal organs, with every breath taken, the lungs come into contact with the outside world. Also, any part of the body...

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Tips For Nourishing the Water Element in Winter!

Tips For Nourishing the Water Element in Winter!

Winter is just one of the five seasons acknowledged by Traditional Chinese Medicine. The ancient Chinese followed the belief that humans should live in harmony with the cycles of nature. During the winter months, the darkness and cold indicate that we should slow...

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Research Update: Acupuncture and Depression

Research Update: Acupuncture and Depression

Worldwide, nearly 350 million people suffer from depression and nearly 16 million of those are in the United States alone. Statistics show women tend to be more likely to experience depression and young adults between the ages of 18 to 22 are also at a higher risk....

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Acupuncture for Kids

Acupuncture for Kids

Many parents are seeking more natural ways to treat their children. Prescription and over the counter medications are proving to be more harmful than beneficial for many people, especially kids, whose brains and bodies are not yet fully developed. Acupuncture is...

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Meet Marin L. Kokin, L.Ac.

Marin — acupuncturist, nutritionist, and owner of the Kokin Healing Center — is beloved by her patients. Read about patients that have found success at the Kokin Healing Center in Sherman Oaks and Calabasas.

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