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.
Acupuncture, and Its Effect on Allergic Rhinitis

Acupuncture, and Its Effect on Allergic Rhinitis

Millions of people suffer from allergies every year and the causes of allergies seem to be as many as the people who suffer from them. The severity of an individual’s reaction to any given allergy can differ greatly from one person to another, and one allergic event...

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Immunity Optimizing Recipes

Immunity Optimizing Recipes

We’re getting closer to the cold and flu season, and this year it’s a HOT topic for many of us with COVID-19 lurking. But fear not, there are things that you can do, right now, from the comfort of your home. The following are different at-home Immune Optimizing...

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3 Ways to Holistically Treat Depression

3 Ways to Holistically Treat Depression

Many people suffer from depression at some point in their lives. It can be triggered by unexpected events like the loss of a pet, the death of a loved one, a relationship ending, or even changing seasons. For many, periodic bouts of depression can become commonplace,...

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Foods to Eat to Reduce Depression

Foods to Eat to Reduce Depression

Many have heard the question posed what came first, the chicken or the egg? But how does that concept apply to depression? It’s well-known that when we’re depressed, our motivation and interest in maintaining a healthy and balanced diet subsides in the same way our...

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Save Your Summertime Skin

Save Your Summertime Skin

Now is the time of year when we want to soak in the sun and take advantage of the nice weather. Although it’s tempting to bathe in the warmth of our giant star, there are a few precautions to take to prevent skin cancer as one in five Americans are likely to get skin...

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Germ Theory: 101

Germ Theory: 101

Why do some people always catch a cold, and others don’t? Viruses, germs, and bacteria are everywhere. They are in the food we eat, the air we breathe and the water we drink, but not all of them are bad or harmful. Think of the immune system as your body's security...

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Herbs for Immunity

Herbs for Immunity

Immunity Enhancing Herbal Remedies Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) utilizes many different modalities to help keep the body free from disease. These modalities include acupuncture, moxibustion, nutrition, qi gong, tai chi and herbal formulations among many others....

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How Does Acupuncture Work?

How Does Acupuncture Work?

When most people hear the word acupuncture, they don’t immediately think of relaxation. They most likely question how inserting tiny needles into their body could be considered a form of relaxation. Acupuncture is part of a medical system that has been around for over...

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Traveling the Energetic Highway: What Are Meridians?

Traveling the Energetic Highway: What Are Meridians?

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a system that seems quite foreign to many in the Western world. However, this medical system has been around for over 3,000 years, in comparison to the Western medical system, which has been around since the 19th century. One of...

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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 Calabasas.

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