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How Does Acupuncture Work

How does acupuncture work? Acupuncture treatment involves the insertion of fine, sterile needles into specific sites (acupuncture points) along the body.

How acupuncture works

How does acupuncture work?

October 8, 2019

Common question: How does acupuncture work? New research might help explain how acupuncture works At Starting Point Acupuncture, one of the common questions we get is, “how does acupuncture work?” One of the theories scientists have held for many years as to why acupuncture works is called the Vascular-Interstitial Theory. This theory describes the idea…

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Tired of being tired? Try acupuncture for fatigue

Tired of Being Tired? Try Acupuncture for fatigue

September 10, 2019

Acupuncture for fatigue: Let’s dive in If you are one in the millions of people who suffer from low energy or fatigue. You know how it can dramatically affect your day to day. Did you know there is acupuncture for fatigue? Yep! It is a common question I get in my office. Most people come…

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Radiant skin naturally in Bothell

Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture-What is it?

September 4, 2019

Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture- Is it right for you? Our skin is an outward presentation of what is happening inside our body. With our skin being one of our largest organs in the body, maintaining health on the inside and out is very important. Understanding the pillars of health is essential for ultimate wellness but sometimes…

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Acupuncture and Autoimmune Diseases

How acupuncture can help autoimmune diseases

August 31, 2019

Acupuncture and Autoimmune Diseases Over 50 million people suffer from autoimmune diseases in the US alone. When a person suffers from an autoimmune disease it means their own immune system is attacking the body and altering or destroying the tissues. Autoimmune diseases includes: Celiac disease, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), lupus, Crohn’s disease, pernicious anemia,…

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How acupuncture can help cystic fibrosis

3 Facts about Cystic Fibrosis and Acupuncture

August 27, 2019

Cystic Fibrosis and Acupuncture Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease that disrupts normal function of the specific cells in the body.  These cells called, epithelial cells, line the passageways of many of our vital organs, including the lungs, liver, kidneys, reproductive system and the skin. Those who have cystic fibrosis have a genetic defect…

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Gut-brain connection

5 Facts about the Gut-Brain Connection

August 24, 2019

The Gut-Brain Connection: How To Feed Your Brain Did you know there is a second brain in your gut? Yes, it’s true! There is no denying it anymore. The gut-brain connection is a real thing. And because of the new scientific discoveries about the vagus nerve, the enteric nervous system, and the amazing influence your…

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Immune boost with acupuncture in Bothell

3 Signs You Might Need an Immune Boost

August 4, 2019

  Do you need an immune boost? If you have ever asked the question, “Why do I get sick so easily?” You may need an immune boost! There are many reasons why certain people seem to be more prone to getting sick. Some factors are poor health, diet, stress, weakened immune system, and work environment.…

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Acupuncture can treat low back pain

How Acupuncture Works: New Research Explains

June 14, 2019

Research Update: New research might help explain how acupuncture works I often get asked the question, “how does acupuncture work.” There are actually many western explanations on how acupuncture works from a science perspective. The most well-known explanation is that acupuncture works by stimulating endorphin “the feel-good hormone” and thus reduces pain. The Interstitial Theory…

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Common myths about acupuncture answered

Top myths about acupuncture debunked

June 7, 2019

  Top myths about acupuncture you should stop believing right now I have found in my years of clinical practice many people have questions about acupuncture. Does it work? How does it work? Is it woo woo? I LOVE talking about acupuncture and debunking the common myths about acupuncture! I believe so strongly in the…

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acupuncture can help to decrease nausea post-surgery and during pregnancy or illness.

Acupuncture and postoperative nausea and vomiting

February 20, 2019

  Research Update: Acupuncture and postoperative nausea and vomiting Postoperative nausea and vomiting, often caused by the body’s response to anesthesia, is a very common symptom. Depending on the severity, this can prolong a patient’s recovery time and the length of their hospital stay as well as cause complications to the surgery depending on the…

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