Beata Booth and Michael Hogan


       Coast Acupuncture was founded in 1999 by Beata Booth and Michael Hogan, a husband and wife team. Beata’s background is western science, biochemistry, chemistry, and biology. Michael has been a Tai Chi practitioner for 30 years and has a strong background in Eastern philosophy and applications. Together they bring a thorough understanding of body dynamics to their practices. Both graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, a 4-year post-graduate program. Beata additionally completed two residency programs, one in Internal medicine and one in treatment of pain syndromes. Both practitioners are California Acupuncture Board certified.



Acupuncture in La Jolla

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Steps to Stay Smoke-Free


So you’ve quit smoking, or maybe you’re trying and not sure how long you will last. Either way, quitting is not easy, and staying smoke-free in the long term is even harder. You may have periods of time when you’re feeling confident and a cigarette is the last thing on your mind, or you may all of a sudden have […] » Continue reading

5 Tips to Help Your Diabetes


There are about 29 million people in the United States who suffer from type 2 diabetes, an illness that is becoming increasingly common and is also highly preventable. With lifestyle changes, diabetes can be managed and prevented. Aim for a healthy weight When you have extra weight, this can cause an increase in blood sugar. Maintaining a healthy weight can […] » Continue reading

7 Steps to Eliminate Depression Naturally


Suffering from depression can make you feel hopeless, frustrated and like your quality of life will never get better. Many feel that prescription medications don’t help, and simply mask the problem instead of helping solve it. If you are dealing with depression, it is easy to get discouraged about your treatment options. Below are ways that you can naturally reduce […] » Continue reading