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Helen HU

Acupuncturist

Dr. Helen HU is a top Acupuncturist in San Diego, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Helen HU is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Helen HU is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Helen HU 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. Helen HU is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
42 years Experience
Helen HU
  • San Diego, CA
  • Hebei Medical University
  • Accepting new patients

Can acupuncture improve sleep?

Yes, it can improve sleep for short terms, if combined with an herbal formula, which may be a long-term solution.

Is acupuncture a long-term treatment?

Depends on your condition. For pain management, it is short-term. For people who have chronic problems, it may be long-term.

Does it hurt when acupuncture needles are inserted in the body?

It should not hurt, but you will have a sensation when the needle reaches the point.

I feel very sleepy after my acupuncture session. Is this normal?

it is nothing wrong, because your whole body relaxed after acupuncture

Is acupuncture recommended for skin conditions like eczema?

Yes, if the provider makes the pattern diagnosis and chooses the point accordingly.

Are acupressure and acupuncture the same?

The same is that they all work on meridian and point. However, for more internal organ disorders, acupuncture has more advantage over acupressure.

Can acupuncture really help with hair loss?

Yes, and the provider needs to find the cause and treat it accordingly.

Is there a cure for acute arthritis in acupuncture?

It depend on the causes. If there is gout, it needs a combined herbal therapy with food therapy.

Does acupuncture work for anxiety?

yes, and very effectively

Should acupuncture be a long term thing?

Chinese medicine and acupuncture can treat diseases and pain. It also can promote and restore body immunity for longevity and well-being, it is very effective to manage stress, READ MORE
Chinese medicine and acupuncture can treat diseases and pain. It also can promote and restore body immunity for longevity and well-being, it is very effective to manage stress, and can balance emotion.

There are no side effects if doing it right and it can be a long-term use for promoting well-being.

Is acupuncture a complementary treatment or does it treat ailments by itself?

Each case is different. It may be taken care of by acupuncture alone, or combined with herbal therapy, or combined with Western traditional medicine.

Can an acupuncturist help me with my sleep disorder?

Yes, you can see an acupuncturist along with herbal therapy.

Is it true that people suffering from high blood pressure should not try acupuncture?

That is not true. Acupuncture itself, or combined with herbal therapy, food therapy, with lifestyle changes can help reduce hypertension.

Can acupuncture help in treating joint pain?

Yes, it's very good for pain management.