Starting Point Acupuncture & Wellness - Specializing in the treatment of migraines and IBS

Posts by Ellie Heintze

What to eat for better immunity?

Citrus for enhanced immunity at Starting Point in Bothell.

Get Dr. Ellie’s Ultimate Mindset Guide for free, here. Best Foods for Enhancing Immunity:     If you tend to get sick a lot, it could be more than just bad luck. Your diet could be playing a big role in how your body responds to illness triggers. Some foods can help your body to…

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Can acupuncture help with IBS?

Acupuncture can help relieve IBS symptoms

Grab Dr. Ellie’s IBS Helpsheet for FREE! What does the research say about acupuncture and IBS?   Research Update In a 2014 study published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology, researchers conducted a meta-analysis of six randomized, placebo-controlled, clinical trials and found acupuncture had a statistically significant, positive effect on IBS symptoms. The study found…

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Amazing Benefits of Ginger

Benefits of ginger for IBS and heartburn at Starting Point Acupuncture in Bothell, WA

Grab Dr. Ellie’s Combating IBS Guide Here for FREE! What are the amazing benefits of Ginger?     Ginger is a common spice once considered a luxury. Ancient Chinese and Indians used the root of the ginger plant as a tonic to treat various common ailments. Ginger originated in Southeast Asia, but since then it…

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Monthly Special: Allergy-Ease Kit to Tackle Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal Allergies

Click here to get our Spring Guide for Free Monthly Product (Bundle) of the Month: Allergy-Ease Kit       Breathe easier with Seasonal Allergies   Allergies, seasonal or otherwise, is one of the biggest health issues people deal with in the United States. And the numbers are rising every year. Part of this is…

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How does acupuncture help migraines?

Acupuncture helps migraines

What does the research say? Acupuncture and Migraines   In a 2017 study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers tested the efficacy of regular acupuncture treatments as a preventative measure to reduce the number of migraine headaches their subjects experienced. From a group of 249 participants, ages 18 – 65 years old, the researchers split…

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How Can Probiotics Improve Your Health?

Probiotics

The Power of Probiotics No doubt you’ve heard of probiotics but you may not be so sure about how they could benefit you. Probiotics are live strains of microorganisms that can even out the balance of good and bad bacteria in your gut. If there is an imbalance and bad bacteria have been able to…

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Meditation for Pain-free Living

Meditation for pain relief

How Can Meditation Help Me?             Life is full of ups and downs. And everybody tends to get overwhelmed at times. But there are many ways of dealing with what happens. Some people go to the gym to workout. Others meet up with friends and enjoy a nice meal with lots…

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Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Migraines

acupuncture for migraines

Did you know acupuncture can help migraines?              Migraine headaches are a bit of mystery to the medical world. This ailment tends to be poorly understood and frequently undiagnosed and under-treated. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, this neurological disease affects nearly 39 million Americans. Migraines are characterized by severe,…

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Could Your Toiletries Be Making You Sick?

Toiletries

The Hidden Health Dangers in Your Toiletries Have you ever thought about the nasties that are lurking in your toiletries? If not, you might be surprised to know that some of them are linked to health problems. With the rise of the “clean beauty” bandwagon, more of us than ever are swapping chemical laden toiletries…

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Are Crash Diets Dangerous for Your Health?

Crash Diets

How Crash Diets Can Affect Your Health Ever been tempted to go on a really strict diet to drop some pounds quickly? Sure, you might drop a dress size or two pretty quickly but this can come at a big cost. Intense diets that significantly restrict your calorie intake may lead to some weight loss…

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