Frequently Asked Questions

   

How often after my first treatment do I have to come in?

Your doctor will instruct you according to your condition.

   

Is it alright to see a different associate at Tao of Wellness?

All doctors are of the highest caliber at Tao of Wellness. We work together as a team to provide the best care for all our patients.

   

If I canít get in to see my practitioner, can I pick up herbs or have herbs shipped to me?

Itís important to avoid interrupting your treatment program, in the event that you should miss your appointment, we encourage you to pick up a refill of your herbs or have them shipped to you to maintain treatment continuity.

   

How long can I expect to be in the treatment room for an acupuncture treatment?

It depends on your practitionerís discretion. On average expect 25-40 minutes.

   

Is it normal after an acupuncture treatment to get bruises or swelling on the area where the acupuncture needle was inserted?

Occasionally bruising or swelling may occur from an acupuncture treatment, simply apply pressure and an ice pack for 10-15 minutes. It does not negatively impact your treatmentís outcome.

   

Can I exercise or go back to work after my treatment?

Yes, you may return to your normal activities shortly after your treatment.

   

Can I take vitamins and other supplements while I take my herbs? Or will they conflict?

Itís generally not a problem as long as you take the supplements and the herbs at separate times.

   

How long after I eat should I wait to drink my tea? Can I drink the tea on an empty stomach?

You should wait 15-20 minutes after your meal to drink the tea. Itís fine to drink the tea on an empty stomach.

   

What should I do if I slightly overcook the tea or overcooked it and ended up with only one cup? Is it still good?

Not a problem, as long as the tea is not burnt. If you only end up with one concentrated cup of tea add filtered or distilled water to the concentrated tea to dilute it. Add enough water to the tea so that it equals to 3 to 6 cups (depending on the type of tea pot you use).

   

What should I do if I forget to drink my tea for one dose?

You should double up the dose next time. Itís important to intake the prescribed dosage on a daily basis for optimum results.

   

If I have more tea left over, do I thrown it away or can I still drink it?

You should drink it, but keep in mind that once the tea is cooked it is only good for 1 week in the refrigerator.

   

Iím experiencing adverse reactions to the tea, such as abdominal pain and bloating. Is this normal and what should I do?

A: Let your practitioner know, some people may have a reaction the first or second week, but symptoms usually subside afterwards.

 
     
Seven Star Communications Acupuncture.Com Traditions of Tao Yo San University


Home
| E-Shop | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Subscribe | FAQ

© 1997 - 2013 TAO OF WELLNESS, INC. | ALL RIGHTS RESERVED | Use of this website signifies your agreement to the
TERMS OF USE