The Other Way
The Other Way
Aug 16, 2022
Chinese Medicine on longevity, adrenal fatigue, & mind-body balance w/ Jessica Kolahi, PA-C, L.Ac
Play • 56 min

Jessica Kolahi is a PA and an acupuncturist practicing in San Francisco. She brings over 15 years of integrative medicine experience to her patients, providing full spectrum women's wellness care. By combining traditional and modern medical diagnostics, Jessica's goal is to help uncover the holistic underlying causes of disease, and offer the best treatment available using an integrative approach.

Jessica began her practice in medicine as a Reiki and Healing Touch practitioner in 2004. In 2007, she trained as an acupuncturist, herbalist, and Chinese medicine nutrition expert at San Francisco's ACTCM.  Soon after, she founded Vitalize Acupuncture, in Portland, Oregon, which continues to provide cutting-edge integrative healthcare for diverse patient needs. In 2017, Jessica pursued education as a Physician Assistant at Pacific University. After which, she served as a hospitalist at Stanford Healthcare in the inpatient Gynecologic Oncology department, while continuing her training in Functional Medicine. Most recently, Jessica has become adjunct faculty at multiple acupuncture schools, teaching western biomedicine.

With this diverse background, Jessica synthesizes expertise from having attended to critically ill hospitalized patients, with her foundation of years of experience supporting patients on their healing journeys through holistic medicine. While providing expert medical care for women's health and internal medicine conditions, Jessica partners with her patients and empowers them to collaborate for their own healing and wellbeing.

To join Jessica’s upcoming 11 week group program focused on supporting mamas on their journey to detox and release weight with whole foods, while receiving support in mindset and emotional mastery: Use code: “NOURISHPOD” for 10% off

💫 We cover :

  • Functional medicine, Chinese Medicine, and Allopathic medicine: how are they similar & different
  • The integration between multiple medical philosophies: how they compliment each other
  • The importance of finding the root cause of disease - how functional medicine helps Jessica do this with her patients
  • Longevity; how Chinese Medicine views aging + how to optimize your life for health
  • Understanding hormonal imbalances in women
  • Digging into “patterns” in Chinese Medicine
  • What is adrenal fatigue really - and how does Chinese Medicine view this pattern
  • Ways to “nourish” yourself EVERY day


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