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How to Naturally Lower Stress Hormone (Cortisol)

April 30, 2019

  How to Naturally Lower Stress Hormone (Cortisol) STRESS!!! Its causes are absolutely everywhere. Would you agree?   Our natural “fight or flight” stress response can sometimes go a little overboard. It’s supposed to help us escape injury or death in an emergency and then return to normal after we’ve fought or flew. But, that…

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Facial Rejuvenation

Natural Facelifts with Acupuncture

April 11, 2019

Natural Facelifts with Acupuncture More and more Americans are turning away from Botox and invasive cosmetic procedures and finding that facial acupuncture is giving them the natural facelift they are looking for. Facial acupuncture, which has seen a large increase in popularity in the past ten years, works by improving blood flow at the site…

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Natural treatment for rhinitis

Can acupuncture help prevent allergies?

March 22, 2019

Acupuncture and Allergies: What does the research say? In 2015, the American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy published research that found acupuncture is effective for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis is also known as hay fever. The researchers compiled the results from 13 quality studies, which followed 2,365 participants. The various studies confirmed…

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Seasonal Allergy Help in Seattle

Combat Seasonal Allergies, Naturally

March 10, 2019

Tips to Combat Allergies in the PNW and Seattle A runny nose, sneezing, itchy watery eyes…also known as symptoms of allergies.  Allergies can really be a pain. It is estimated that nearly 50 million Americans suffer from allergies every year, and spend over $18 billion a year on over-the-counter allergy medications. What if there were…

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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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Lower your cholesterol naturally bothell

10 Natural Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

December 2, 2018

How You Can Lower Your Cholesterol the Natural Way   High cholesterol can make you more likely to get heart disease so it’s definitely something you want to keep a handle on and take some steps to lower, if needs be. Even if your cholesterol is already on the high side, there’s quite a bit…

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Walnuts and your brain

Top reasons to add-in Walnuts to your diet

November 13, 2018

Walnuts and Your Brain Many people like to add walnuts to food to add some zest and a little crunchy kick, but walnuts are much more than a flavor additive, as they are chock full of healthy properties and have been used in Asia as an overall health tonic and brain booster for years. Let’s…

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Celiac treatment bothell

Top 5 things you did not know about celiac disease

February 1, 2018

What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered by the ingestion of the protein gluten. Gluten causes chronic inflammation and damage to the intestinal cells lining the small intestine. The inflammation and damage to the intestinal cells prohibit nutrient and vitamin absorption leading to malabsorption. People with celiac disease may have symptoms…

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Acupuncture for cancer care

Natural Ways to Help Stay in Cancer Remission

June 16, 2016

Lifestyle changes Diet can be a huge factor for staying healthy during cancer remission. You want to treat your body as best you can to prevent cancer from coming back. Boosting your immunity is essential for keeping your body’s defense working as it should. Berries are a no-brainer. Filled with cancer-fighting antioxidants, make sure you’re…

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Nutrition Food Label

Changes to the food label: What you should know

May 31, 2016

  Did you know that the current food label is 20 years old?!l Click To Tweet Yep, so it is about time the FDA made some changes. On May 20th, 2016 the Food and Drug Administration, FDA, released the new and updated version of the food nutrition label. They made changes to ensure consumers have accurate…

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