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Ultimate guide to stress management

Ultimate Guide to Stress Management

August 12, 2019

Is stress impacting your health? Get our top stress management tools here Stress, we all have it. Stress at work, deadlines, angry bosses, managing kids soccer games, trying to find time to workout, family drama…just to name a few! Knowing how to master stress management is key for long-term wellness. As you know, stress can…

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Electroacupuncture for pain relief

Can electroacupuncture help with chronic pain?

July 29, 2019

Can Electroacupuncture help with chronic pain? Chronic pain is one of the top reasons people go to the doctor. It is estimated that 116 million Americans report chronic pain and seek help. It is common practice for opioids to be recommended and prescribed for chronic pain suffers and the prescription rate has continued to climb.…

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Back pain relief in Bothell

Quickstart Guide: Points for Low Back Pain

July 26, 2019

Top 3 Acupuncture Points for Low Back Pain Statistics show that almost eight out of 10 people experience low back pain at some point during their life. Seeking medical treatment for back pain is very common. Back pain can affect people of all ages, from adolescents to the elderly and is the third most common…

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Acupuncture for low back pain in Bothell

Top reasons to get acupuncture for low back pain

July 24, 2019

Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Low Back Pain           Back pain is the single leading cause of disability in the United States. Chronic back pain leads to decreased quality of life and missed work and seeking medical treatment for back pain is very common. Typically back pain is fleeting and…

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Acute pain relief and treatment

Acupuncture outperforms drugs for acute pain relief

July 22, 2019

Research Update: Acupuncture beats intravenous morphine for acute pain relief Pain can take many forms. It can be acute or chronic. Acute pain typically is sudden and  lasts less than three months. Often a direct result from soft tissue damage. While chronic pain lasts longer and is typically associated with underlying condition. Treating pain is…

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Sciatica pain relief in Bothell

What you need to know about sciatica

July 20, 2019

Understanding Sciatica If you suffer from sciatic pain or know someone who does, you know how debilitating it can be. Why is it so painful? The sciatic nerve is one of the main nerves to fuel the lower limbs and exists the spine in the lower back. The nerve itself is very large and when…

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Acupuncture help PTSD

Can acupuncture help PTSD? Let’s take a look

July 10, 2019

Can acupuncture help PTSD symptoms after natural disaster? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating mental disorder that can follow a traumatic event. People often report recurring memories of the event, negative changes to mood, and often associated with depression or anxiety. Typical treatments involve psychotherapy and prescription medication. However, in recent years research has…

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Gut health

Can My Symptoms Actually Be a Food Intolerance?

July 6, 2019

    Can My Symptoms Actually Be a Food Intolerance? Food intolerances or “sensitivities” can affect you in so many ways. They are actually becoming more common as well. Before we dive in. It is best to differentiate between intolerances and allergies. Food allergy vs. intolerances With food allergies it can be an immediate reaction…

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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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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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