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Heather Vandeburg L.Ac M.S.O.M. dipl.Ac


I can answer any questions about Acupuncture, Chinese Herbals, Tuina (Chinese massage, Cupping, and Gua Sha. I can answer questions about Qi, Meridians, and Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory. I can answer how these different modalities can benefit different conditions.

Experience in the area

I have a Traditional Chinese Medicine Practice in DeKalb IL. I have been practicing TCM since 2002. I have given many lectures and classes on the subject of Chinese Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture, Women’s Health, Nutrition and Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation. This Includes speaking at an International Conference for the United Leukodystrophy Foundation.




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Master degree in Oriental Medicine, Bachelor degree in Nutrition, Bachelor degree in Biological Sciences. I am lisensed and board certified in Acupuncture. I did an advanced internship at Guang Zhou University in Guang Zhou China.

Awards and Honors

I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Midwest College of Oriental Medicine

What do you like about this subject?

Traditional Chinese Medicine is a complete system of healing. It can treat any illness as well as maintain health. It often surprises me how powerful it really is. It is very complex and yet simple at the same time. Everyone should experience acupuncture at least once, it leaves you in such a state of calm and with a wonderful feeling of wellbeing.

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Recent Answers from Heather Vandeburg L.Ac M.S.O.M. dipl.Ac

2016-01-11 visceral hypersensitivity?:

Hi Bud, It sounds like you have a spleen qi imbalance and possibly food stagnation issues. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal formulas should really be able to help you. You are naturally avoiding foods that

2015-11-27 neck and back:

Hi Sk,  Yes, it sounds like acupuncture could really help you.  It also works better in conjunction with physical therapy or massage therapy.  There are also some good topical Chinese herbal pastes that

2014-12-11 Hand point:

Hi Jonathan,  It sounds like you could be describing lu5. You can look it up on google. Maybe it could be the point ling gu. You should cut out dairy from your diet. Your mucous will clear up. But acupuncture

2014-03-18 Essential tremor:

Hi, Mike,  Well it is very likely that acupuncture will help you especially, if you have had it before and benefited from it.  I have helped people in the past with tremoring.  It is definitely worth a

2014-03-08 Chinese herbs for fatigue and brain fog:

Hi Paul,  I am sorry that you have been dealing with this for so long.  I am also sorry that you haven't found relief.  You symptoms could be related to internal wind, jing deficiency, and phlegm misting


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