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Patient with Depression

Contributed by By Ellen Wang at Yang Institute Of Integrative Medicine John, age 76, is a retired police officer. John has suffered from depression for over 10 years. Having worked his entire life as a homicide detective and having witnessed many horrific sex crimes is what most likely contributed to his condition. Three and a half years ago, John lost his eldest son which set him deeper into depression. John also had a lot of anger towards two of his other adult children. He was often feeling anxious, “out of body” and had a few panic attacks a week. Over […]

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LaVera S’s Story on How Acupuncture Helped With Chemo Side Effects

In December of 2014, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. A few years prior to this, I was made aware of the healing properties of acupuncture through the experience of my daughter getting her Masters in acupuncture. Acupuncture is a holistic healing method and can be used in conjunction with any diagnosis. With this knowledge, I knew I was going to request as many treatments as possible to strengthen me and take me through the chemotherapy process. At the time of diagnosis, I was introduced to a women’s group called Unite For Her. This group made it possible to meet […]

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Marshall’s Story on How Acupuncture Helped Her to Get Rid of Negative Emotions

“Hi, Edmund. I just wanted to write a quick note to let you know how much I appreciate the acupuncture sessions I had. I had become very stuck in some negative emotions – mainly anger and sadness and was very irritable. I realized this and was concerned for the health of my relationships, especially with my husband, and for the enjoyment of our cruise together. After my first session, I felt very calm, not stressed, worried or angry and sad. The second session helped me feel not  irritable and testy.” -April 7, 2014

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Linda’s Story on Digestion and Diet

“My digestion is better. That’s a big improvement. I am off thyroid medication completely. I feel more confident about cooking and eating a greater variety of things.  I’ve added more choices to my diet, and more aware of protein and fiber and greens at each meal and how that affects how I am feeling. I feel optimistic about the future that I will be able to choose things that most help me manage my health concerns. Ellen is an excellent health coach. She is consistent and patient.”

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AZ’s Story on Non-Drug Holistic Treatment of Severe Depression and PTSD

“My family and I saw drastic changes in a very short period of time. I came to Dr. Yang to treat my severe depression and PTSD.  Dr. Yang was recommended to me by a friend for his non-drug holistic approach to mental health.  At the beginning of my treatment, I felt completely hopeless – I had zero desire to eat, socialize and even carry out everyday tasks. For my treatment, I received TMS and Neurofeedback three times a week conducted by the very experienced and knowledgeable Ellen. Coming out of depression is no easy task and no one should have […]

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Dimitri Cromwell’s Story on Migraine

“Dr. Gong is truly knowledgeable with her craft. She’s attentive, patient and asks a lot of questions to get to the bottom of your problem. I have been suffering from migraines and vertigo for quite some time. Dr. Gong has caused my migraines/vertigo to decrease significantly!!!!! I recommend Dr. Gong. I am truly happy with her services.” -July 3, 2019

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A Veteran’s Story On Reducing Pain and Pain Killers with Acupuncture

“Dr. Gong, Qinhua, LAc is awesome! I’m a veteran with several issues. Instead of only taking the pain killers, which I have done for several years,  this is awesome! Working through the VA hurdles to have this treatment done is worth it, for me. I would recommend this place to veterans, and family over and over! I cannot say enough about holistic medicine!  Rebecca at the front desk is outstanding, she will assist with getting the information to you and works to make sure your insurance is well informed. Some private insurance will cover acupuncture!”

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Rosalyn’s Story on Cosmetic Acupuncture

Originally I came because I was having a re-occurrence of pain from adhesions due to a previous operation due to my Chron’s disease. I had heard about cosmetic acupuncture and the idea that I could do it without any cutting or any kind of damaging to my skin was very appealing and I believe in acupuncture so I wanted to try it. After about 7 or 8 treatments, I noticed the tone of my skin changed and it looked much brighter and clearer and it was just really nice. The overall experience was very comfortable and very enjoyable. Dr. Gong […]

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Beth Kress, a Veteran’s Story on Physician Acupuncturist Treating her Pain

“I feel right at home when going to the Yang Institute. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. If they don’t understand about or have an issue with my Veterans benefits, they ask for my assistance. They let me know when they’re going to apply for a new referral or if they are having issues receiving a new referral. Dr. Gong is very smart and understanding. She listens to your concerns, asks about your pain and any other health issues and stressors. She makes sure you’re comfortable. …” -August 20, 2019

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Debbie’s Story on Chronic Pain

“Dr. Gong has treated me for a variety of chronic issues. She is knowledgeable, highly-skilled, thorough, kind and compassionate. She had helped me tremendously, particularly with pain management. She is an exceptional doctor and healer.” – Aug 02, 2019

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