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Acupuncture and Natural Medicine Benefits. Learn simple, yet effective tips on how to improve your health naturally!

Acupuncture can provide relief for neuropathy

Solutions for neuropathy pain

July 1, 2019

Ancient medicine for the modern body: How acupuncture can help neuropathy pain   Diseases of the nervous system are call neuropathies. There are many different types and classifications depending on where to disease and origin is. In addition, there can be single nerve involvement like in carpal tunnel syndrome or multiple nerves can be affected…

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Acupuncture can help to reduce stress

Can acupuncture help heart health?

June 28, 2019

Acupuncture and Heart Health, Let’s see what the research says Acupuncture is commonly known for its ability to treat chronic pain. But what about other conditions like heart health? Acupuncture may improve heart health A study published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) looked at the prevalence of acute myocardial infarction, or heart attacks,…

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Natural treatment options for eczema

Natural treatment options for eczema

June 24, 2019

Natural Treatment Options for Eczema in Bothell A common skin condition affecting 2-8% of adults and 20% of children is eczema also known as atopic dermatitis. Eczema is a chronic, itchy, and inflammatory skin condition affecting all areas of the body but most commonly spots appear on the hands, arms, and face. The key to…

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Pain free for summer

4 Tips for a pain free summer

June 21, 2019

  4 tips for a pain free summer  In Seattle we look forward to our sunny and warmer Summer days. We get to really appreciate the sun (when it does come out) because it is rainy and overcast the majority of the time. However, if you are one of the millions of people who suffer…

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Healthy eating for summer

Healthy eating from early to late summer

June 20, 2019

Healthy eating for summer Our approach to health at Starting Point Acupuncture in Bothell is all about balance. Not just addressing the symptoms but looking deeper to WHY you have those symptoms and getting to the root cause. One of the factors we look at is your diet. Are their foods you are eating that…

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No-tox Botox and anti-aging

Try our No-tox Botox: Radiant Skin, Naturally!

June 18, 2019

Get your natural glow on with Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture, the No-tox Botox Tired of looking tired and stressed? What to do about those facial wrinkles that make you look older than you really are? There are so many cosmetic options out there now but how do you know which ones are right for you and…

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Natural treatments for acne

Natural treatment options for acne

June 17, 2019

Natural treatment options for acne Acne is a common inflammatory condition of the skin, affecting 70-90% of the population. Acne can appear any where on the body but most commonly on face, scalp, and neck. Acne can lead to red papules and cysts that vary in size and appearance. Acne can wax and wane with…

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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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Heart health tips

Best Natural Ways to Improve Heart Health

June 11, 2019

Acupuncture for Heart Health Heart health is extremely important. Without a healthy heart, the body does not function properly. Your brain needs a healthy blood supply so you can think and process information clearly, our limbs need blood to help you move, and all your organs need that blood supply to keep you ticking! When…

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Natural treatments for rosacea

Natural Treatment Options for Rosacea

June 9, 2019

Natural treatment options for Rosacea Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes facial redness, red bumps, blemishes, and visible blood vessels in your face. Rosacea maybe triggered by hormone changes, stress, emotions, hot weather, genetics, alcohol-use, certain medications, food allergies, and more. These signs and symptoms may flare up for a period of weeks…

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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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Low back pain and acupuncture

Low back pain got you down? Let’s explore this natural option

June 1, 2019

What are some natural ways to treat low back pain? Low back pain can be debilitating. Chronic dull ache that can prohibit you from doing gardening, running, or even walking. Finding relief is key to regaining your quality of life! The first option for care should be the least force and natural way. Why? Toxic…

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Natural treatment for Melasma

Natural treatment options for Melasma

May 31, 2019

Natural Treatment Options for Melasma   Melasma is a common skin problem affecting both women and men. Often occurring during pregnancy and referred to the “mask of pregnancy” due to increase in hormones.   It causes brown to gray patches on the face, nose, and chin. In addition, one of the most common causes is…

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Diet and weight loss

Haven’t Changed Anything in Your Diet But Getting Fatter?

May 27, 2019

Non-Diet contributors to weight gain: It might not be what you think You are positive that you’re not eating more food or “junkier” food but you’re still gaining weight.   Is this possible?   Yes! You are NOT crazy!   And here’s why.   We both know that the whole “calories in, calories out” argument…

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Top breakfast foods

Top Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

May 24, 2019

Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods Do you love your breakfast or have a short list of “go-to” recipes? Need a bit of inspiration to start eating breakfast again? Getting some protein at each meal can help with blood sugar management, metabolism and weight loss. This is because protein helps you feel fuller longer and uses…

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