Case 1: Thyroid imbalance
Female 30s: She came in for fluctuating thyroid hormones. The level was either too high or too low, outside the normal range.
Treatment: She received four treatments with prescription herbal medicine. Later she went back to her physician and she was told that her thyroid hormone level returned to the normal range.
Case 2: Diabetes
Male 60s: He had type I diabetes for several years. He complained of fluctuating blood sugar throughout a day.
Treatment: He received occasional acupuncture treatments together with prescription herbal medicine that stabilized blood sugar. He also improved his diet, cutting down carbs and introduced more proteins, which contributed sustaining overall emotional health.
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