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Melissa Faina Lone, LAC

Acupuncturist

Dr. Melissa Faina Lone LAC is a top Acupuncturist in San Diego, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Melissa Faina Lone LAC is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Melissa Faina Lone LAC is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Melissa Faina Lone LAC is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In San Diego, CA, Dr. Melissa Faina Lone LAC is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
5 years Experience
Melissa Faina Lone, LAC
  • San Diego, CA
  • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Is it safe for me to continue my acupuncture during pregnancy?

Absolutely. Chinese medicine practitioners have been treating women through pregnancy for centuries. Just be sure you go to someone who is ABORM certified. This is a practitioner READ MORE
Absolutely. Chinese medicine practitioners have been treating women through pregnancy for centuries. Just be sure you go to someone who is ABORM certified. This is a practitioner that specializes in reproductive health. Acupuncture can help with all sorts of accompanying symptoms to pregnancy as well as relax and prepare the muscles and mind for a smooth and quick delivery.

Is it advisable to take acupuncture treatment along with normal medication?

Acupuncture will not contradict your meds, but be careful with Chinese herbs and any supplements that come over the counter, because something as simple as St. Johns Wart or ibuprofren READ MORE
Acupuncture will not contradict your meds, but be careful with Chinese herbs and any supplements that come over the counter, because something as simple as St. Johns Wart or ibuprofren can have severe interactions.

My mother in law feels very sleepy all through the day. Can acupuncture help her?

Yes, acupuncture can definitely help with sleep issues. A good acupuncturist and also dietary and supplemental help. Kidney disorders are a chronic condition, so if this is truly READ MORE
Yes, acupuncture can definitely help with sleep issues. A good acupuncturist and also dietary and supplemental help. Kidney disorders are a chronic condition, so if this is truly the cause, then yes, it will be a 6-mo to a year commitment of coming on a regular basis. Frequency will depend upon the severity of her kidney condition and sleep disorder. But it is definitely worth the commitment, for the treatments will address the patient and all of her ailments including stress, digestion, sleep, and any other pains, since acupuncture treats the patient more than the disease. Not to mention far less side effects than just adding more medications to the mix.

Is there a treatment for bronchitis in acupuncture?

Chinese medicine is best when used preventatively. In between bouts, I highly recommend getting acuoincture and supporting with Chinese herbs to counteract the medications and READ MORE
Chinese medicine is best when used preventatively. In between bouts, I highly recommend getting acuoincture and supporting with Chinese herbs to counteract the medications and steroids that may leave your son depleted , imbalanced and susceptible for reoccurring episodes. Children respond quicker than adults and there are several treatments that are helpful besides needling. Find someone who specializes in pediatrics.

I am having a lot of stress due to menopause and I am unable to sleep soundly. Should I go for acupuncture treatment?

Yes and yes. Sleep disturbance is another area wher acupuncture excels. Due to hormonal shifts , sleep trouble is a common complaint of peri menopausal women. Chinese herbs and READ MORE
Yes and yes. Sleep disturbance is another area wher acupuncture excels. Due to hormonal shifts , sleep trouble is a common complaint of peri menopausal women. Chinese herbs and acupuncture have less side effects and lasting results.

I have a migraine problem. Should I see an acupuncturist?

Yes yes and yes. Acupuncture excels in this dept. you should get almost immediate results. If not, find a different practitioner

Can acupuncture help me lose weight?

So, there are many facets to weight gain. It could be psychsomatuc, hormonal , adrenal, gastroentestinal or psychosomatic or even misled dietary plans. So, acuoincture helps with READ MORE
So, there are many facets to weight gain. It could be psychsomatuc, hormonal , adrenal, gastroentestinal or psychosomatic or even misled dietary plans. So, acuoincture helps with reducing stress and getting the body out of the “ fight or flight “ mode which shuts down your digestive tract. It also helps your body process foods better and decrease malabsorption. Moreover, a good acupuncturist is schooled in nutrition as well and should be able to help with diet and supplement suggestions that may help. Be sure to get a full blood panel to rule out any Imbalances too that may be a cause.

Does acupuncture work for anxiety?

Absolutely. Acupuncture helps to regulate hormones and reduce adrenal stress, which contribute to anxiety.

Can accupuncture help in bringing down my cholesterol?

Honestly, there are many reasons for cholesterol levels to be out of balance. Ie diet, stress, hormonal shifts, etc. Acupuncture can help with these motivating factors. Moreover, READ MORE
Honestly, there are many reasons for cholesterol levels to be out of balance. Ie diet, stress, hormonal shifts, etc. Acupuncture can help with these motivating factors. Moreover, I find that Chinese herbs, supplements, diet changes and lifestyle changes are vital to balancing your cholesterol. A good acupuncturist is educated on nutrition as well, so it's definitely beneficial to give it a shot.

Can acupuncture help in treating joint pain?

Absolutely! Joint pain and pain in general is one of the most popular uses of acupuncture. I treat it every week and patients always report a reduction of pain, if not complete READ MORE
Absolutely! Joint pain and pain in general is one of the most popular uses of acupuncture. I treat it every week and patients always report a reduction of pain, if not complete relief.

How long does the effect of acupuncture last?

Yes. Acupuncture has success at regulating the Hypothalamic, Pituitary Ovarian Axis that is disrupted with PCOD. I highly suggest you give it a try

Can acupuncture treatment go wrong?

Risks in acupuncture are minor as long as you have an experienced, licensed practitioner. You may experience soreness or some bruising, but that should be it.

Is acupuncture effective in treating blood related problems like anemia?

So, I have personally experienced improvements in Blood counts with regular treatments of Acupuncture and Chinese herbs combined. However, this is a chronic issue, so please expect READ MORE
So, I have personally experienced improvements in Blood counts with regular treatments of Acupuncture and Chinese herbs combined. However, this is a chronic issue, so please expect 3 to 6 mo. I highly suggest getting a CBC done before visiting your acupuncturist and then retaking 3 to 6 mo later.

I have headaches frequently. Can acupuncture treatment help?

Yes Yes Yes. Acupuncture helps in this area almost immediately. This is one of the chief complaints where Acupuncture helps where Western medicine may hit a wall. I treat migraines READ MORE
Yes Yes Yes. Acupuncture helps in this area almost immediately. This is one of the chief complaints where Acupuncture helps where Western medicine may hit a wall. I treat migraines every week and always see results.

Can an acupuncturist help me with my GERD?

I am sorry you have been suffering with GERD. I know how uncomfortable that can be. I highly suggest you give acupuncture a try. Usually, with acupuncture, Chinese herbs, and dietary READ MORE
I am sorry you have been suffering with GERD. I know how uncomfortable that can be. I highly suggest you give acupuncture a try. Usually, with acupuncture, Chinese herbs, and dietary shifts, GERD can get under control.

Can acupuncture help in treating vertigo?

Sorry to hear that you have been suffering for so long, but to answer your question, yes, acupuncture has been known to help vertigo. Feel free to contact us to discuss your particular READ MORE
Sorry to hear that you have been suffering for so long, but to answer your question, yes, acupuncture has been known to help vertigo. Feel free to contact us to discuss your particular case.

Melissa