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Acupuncture for treatment of psoriasis

Psoriasis and Migraine: What’s the Connection?

May 14, 2019

Psoriasis and Migraine: What’s the connection? Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder with chronic inflammation that can affect joints and skin. Psoriasis is actually quite common. Most people think of it as a skin condition, but in fact the root of the condition lies underneath the skin. With psoriasis, a person has an overactive immune system.…

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acupuncture for migraines

Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Migraines

December 29, 2018

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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Acupuncture for tension headaches

Acupuncture for the prevention of tension headaches

April 1, 2017

{Research Update}: Acupuncture for the prevention of tension headaches A 2016 research study published by the Cochrane Library concluded a course of six acupuncture treatments can be a viable option in the treatment of tension-type headaches. According to the study, participants treated with acupuncture and pain-killers reported their headache frequency was less. This study was actually a…

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Meridian Point for Winter

The main “point” for Winter: Large Intestine 4

December 13, 2016

Meridian Point for Winter: Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential points in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as…

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Acupuncture outperforms drugs in migraine treatment

June 15, 2016

At Starting Point Acupuncture and Wellness in Bothell, WA, we are migraine treatment experts and have a high success rate in not only finding the cause of migraines but long-term treatment and prevention. To be able to explain how acupuncture can treat migraines, it is good to know that there are studies emerging showing how…

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Migraine headache and IBS

{Research Update}: Migraine Linked to Irritable Bowel Syndrome

April 26, 2016

Migraine of the bowels Why is it that stress, anxiety, and even depression are often associated with digestive issues? The brain-gut connection is real, and the link between IBS and stress was discussed in a previous article (link to previous article). But what about the association between migraines and digestive issues? Is there a connection?…

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Acupuncture Outperforms Drugs in the Treatment of Headaches

February 26, 2015

Acupuncture for the treatment of headaches:: A recent study compounding on prior research shows that acupuncture combined with herbs has proven to be more effective at treating vascular headaches than drugs. The previous research into the efficacy of acupuncture as a treatment for migraines concluded that acupuncture is comparable to modern drugs for treatment of migraines. This…

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