What is Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture?
You may have heard about facial rejuvenation acupuncture and are now looking for a clinic near you. It sounds strange that a treatment type used for conditions such as allergies, arthritis, digestive problems, and muscle spasms could work to reduce skin aging, but many patients who come to Life B...Read More
Here are some questions people often ask us if they’re considering acupuncture, but still aren’t sure of the benefits. What does acupuncture treat? Acupuncture can treat many conditions, including pain and inflammation from a wide range of causes. Through its ability to rebalance en...Read More
Can You Hear The Message Your Body Is Sending?
We have more than just five senses. Beyond sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste, you also have a few more. One is interoception, the ability to sense what is happening inside your body. Interoception includes sensations you know and unconscious senses such as blood pressure. Recognition...Read More
What is tui na massage?
Tui Na massage is a type of bodywork unique to Chinese medicine. As a result, it has a different range of benefits compared to Western forms of massage, so many patients living in and around Glenview, Illinois, seek Tui Na as additional support for many chronic conditions. How Does Tui Na ...Read More
Acupuncture for Vision Restoration
Everything we do uses vision, and many activities depend on our ability to see. However, conventional treatment for both common and rare causes of vision impairment usually consists of corrective glasses or has no options at all. This is why an increasing number of patients in Glenview, IL, are s...Read More
5 Ways to Eat Without Overeating this Holiday Season
Moderation We’ve always heard the saying to enjoy everything in moderation, and that is definitely true when it comes to holiday foods. Don’t try to deprive yourself during the holidays, it most likely won’t go over well. You’re allowed to indulge a bit, just keep portion...Read More
Using Acupuncture to Treat PTSD
Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is usually associated with past and present military personnel. However, PTSD can affect anybody who has had some sort of traumatic or life changing event, such as a car crash, physical abuse, natural disasters or even the death of a loved one. Any situation...Read More
6 Habits that are Hurting Your Back
Back pain is one of the most expensive and exhausting ailments of our time. It’s the 6th most costly condition in the United States, costing Americans at least 50 billion in health care costs each year (let alone the cost of missed work due to disability). It is the third most c...Read More
5 Reasons You May Be Having Sleepless Nights
Nearly 30% of American adults struggle with chronic insomnia, and that percentage increases with age. Standard treatment includes sleeping pills and cognitive therapy. Cognitive therapy shows a lot of promise as an effective treatment and sleeping pills, though presenting some risks, ...Read More
Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Allergies
Allergies, seasonal or otherwise, is one of the biggest health issues people deal with in the United States. And the numbers are rising every year. Part of this is because our agricultural practices have changed drastically in the past 40 years and our bodies are not accustomed to dealing with ge...Read More
4 Lifestyle Tweaks to Thrive this Spring
In traditional Chinese medical theory, one of the best ways to stay healthy is to live in balance with the seasons. Balance, in this context, means mindfully crafting your diet and certain aspects of your lifestyle based on what season it is. An easy way to think about this is with fruits ...Read More
Eating Well for Springtime
Traditional Chinese medicine says aligning your diet with the seasons is one of the best ways to stay healthy. Mother Nature provides exactly what we need to be healthy. Paying attention to the fruits, vegetables and herbs that grow during different seasons in the region where you live is a great...Read More
Did you know that Acupuncture can alleviate Anxiety?
Anxiety is an increasing problem worldwide. A 2009 WHO World Mental Health Survey found that anxiety was the most prevalent form of mental health disorder. According to the most up to date evidence, acupuncture is an effective treatment for anxiety. According to the most up to date evidence, a...Read More
Did you know that Acupuncture can alleviate Back Pain?
The prevalence of back pain and the number of patients seeking care with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies in the US has increased. Evidence suggests complementary therapies like acupuncture, spinal manipulation, massage, yoga, tai chi, chiropractic, biofeedback and mindfuln...Read More
A Healthy Forecast: How the Weather Affects our Health
We’ve probably all heard motherly advice at some point reminding us to bundle up in cold weather so we don’t catch a cold, or hear grandpa accurately predict a storm when his hip starts aching. Or how about getting a case of the winter weather blues? Even in the western world we recog...Read More
Valentine’s Day: Empower Your Heart With Your Kidneys!
This Valentine’s day, whether you celebrate romantic love with a partner, enjoy the love of family and friends, or simply go on with life, marking another day on the calendar, it can be a chance to at least take a moment and honor one of the most important relationships in our lives. In Chi...Read More
AcuGraph Computerized Exam
The AcuGraph system uses a simple, computerized exam to instantly analyze the energetic condition of the patient's acupuncture meridians and provide an engaging and accurate patient report. This computerized evaluation allows us to understand which bodily system or organ in the individual reacts ...Read More
Our vision is to empower people to achieve better physical and emotional balance. We have developed an integrated and complete approach to ultimate health and wellness called the “Life in Balance” program. We can make you healthier not by offering you a quick fix pill, but by providi...Read More
Traditional Chinese Medicine in Mental Health
The common Western pharmacological interventions for psychiatric issues not only have low rates of efficacy, but also are accompanied by myriad side effects. Conversely, Chinese medicine interventions are at a minimum, equal to, if not more effective, while allowing a patient to avoid these side...Read More
Back Pain Relief
"Sciatica is a group of symptoms that affect the region along the sciatic nerve -- the largest nerve in the body, causing pain starting from the lower back and radiating down the leg. A meta-analysis by Ji M, et al. states that ""acupuncture is used to treat a variety of symptoms, especially pai...Read More
Are Your Eyes Red or Inflamed?
Are Your Eyes Red or Inflamed? In the world of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the liver energy flows upward into the eyes. When this energy is flowing smoothly and working as it should, your vision is clear and sharp, you have efficient night vision and the eyes are bright and well-lubricated.&nb...Read More
Life Balance Clinic has been selected six years in a row for the 2020 Best Awards for Doctor.
Welcome to the Glenview Business Hall of Fame! Life Balance Clinic, Vadim Dekhtyar L.Ac., D.N. is among a very small group of companies that have won the Best of Glenview Award for six consecutive years. This distinction has qualified Vadim Dekhtyar L.Ac., D.N. for the 2020 Glenview Business Hal...Read More
We now offer the unique gift of the Nature - extract of Noni fruit.
The Noni Tree, known scientifically as Morinda Citrifolia is a member of the Rubiaceae family. Noni trees produce their fruit first, and then they flower, which is an unusual twist to nature’s typical production cycle. In nature, the regular cycle is for a flower to bloom, a bee to come and...Read More
COVID-19: IMMUNITY AND OUR COMMUNITY
Dear patients and our community, As you already know, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is very real and it is everyone’s responsibility to help keep our community safe from the rapid spread of Coronavirus. To help slow the spread of this virus, it is now more important than ever to take an abunda...Read More
5 Ways to Prepare for Valentine's Day with Acupuncture
Everyone likes to celebrate differently, but whether you decide to have a simple romantic dinner or a thrilling encounter on a rooftop bar with a glass of champagne and a city skyline view, below are the 5 ways in which acupuncture can help to make it an unforgettable night. Gift an acupunctur...Read More
Acupuncture for high blood pressure
Since times immemorial, acupuncture has been a unique treatment for reducing high blood pressure in human beings. High blood pressure refers to a situation where blood starts exerting pressure against the walls of arteries, veins and also the chambers of the heart. Over a specified time period, ...Read More
7 Ways to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution
We all do it. Every year we set New Year’s resolutions for ourselves we plan to achieve. But sometimes, we let these resolutions slip away. It turns out it can be harder than you think to turn those new year’s resolutions into reality. But with a little discipline, hard work and pr...Read More
Life Balance Clinic now offers AcuNova treatment for chronic eye conditions.
Life Balance Clinic is now offering Boel Acunova Acupuncture Treatments for many chronic eye conditions. Vadim Dekhtyar is now one of the few American practitioners who use the method, which was developed by John Boel of Denmark. This treatment has been used on over 8000 eye patients and boasts a...Read More
AcuNova – a hope for chronic eye conditions.
Eye disease is prevalent in America, affecting millions of people. 9.1 million people suffer from Macular Degeneration and that is expected to increase to 17.8 million by 2050. Almost 7.7 million adults over 40 have Diabetic Retinopathy. More than 2.7 million people age 40 and up have Glaucoma.&n...Read More
Celebrate AOM Day with Us!
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) Day is observed annually on October 24 since its initial commemoration on October 24, 2002. Acupuncture is traditional form of complimentary medicine/treatment in which thin needles are placed inside the skin to promote the body's own self-healing ...Read More
See Your Qi
There is a traditional Chinese saying which states: “If there is free flow of internal energy (Qi), there is no pain. If there is pain, there is no free flow.” Do you want to see how your Qi flows? Do you have a deficiency of Qi? Or something preventing your Energy to flow free...Read More
Life Balance Clinic Receives 2019 Best of Glenview Award
Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Life Balance Clinic Receives 2019 Best of Glenview Award Glenview Award Program Honors the Achievement GLENVIEW July 14, 2019 -- Life Balance Clinic has been selected for the 2019 Best of Glenview Award in the Doctor category by the Glenview Award Program...Read More
The Benefits Of Acupuncture
Before we begin a discussion about the benefits of acupuncture, let’s talk about the origins of acupuncture. It was first used in China over 2000 years ago, and is one of the oldest medical procedures in the world. It is a family of procedures that stimulates the anatomy of the body and hel...Read More
Escape infertility with the help of acupuncture
Primarily a Chinese remedy, acupuncture is a complementary modern treatment that cures infertility problems in both men and women. Acupuncture for infertility is most effective for those people who are suffering from problems like irregular ovulation, or blockage in the sperm ducts. Acupuncture w...Read More
Acupuncture for smoking cessation
Acupuncture is a very old Chinese medical procedure. In essence, acupuncture means stimulating certain particles of the biped body and the procedure includes penetrating the skin with thin needles. Acupuncture is used for various reasons: from stimulating the fertility of women to pain relief an...Read More
Acupuncture points map
Practitioners of the ancient Chinese art of acupuncture rely on the acupuncture points map to free trapped energy in the body and restore health. You miay have noticed this type of chart of the human body on the wall of your acupuncturist’s office or during a visit to a natural health stor...Read More