- Bothell Acupuncture -
STARTING POINT WELLNESS & ACUPUNCTURE
Specializing in Chronic Pain Management, Neuropathy, Migraine Headaches, and Complex Chronic Conditions in Bothell and the surrounding Seattle area.
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Meet Dr. Ellie Heintze
Dr. Heintze is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist in Washington State.
- Master’s Degree in Acupuncture
- Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine
- Master’s Degree in Chemistry
Northern Arizona University
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Benefits of Acupuncture
You’ve been diagnosed with Fibro, now what? The first step, understand the facts: Fibro aka Fibromyalgia is a real disorder. That’s not to say it’s not a very complicated and difficult to diagnose disorder. Chances are you’ve been dismissed by practitioners in the past who say “the pain is all in your head” or “seeing…Read More
A Beginner’s Guide to Bell’s Palsy How we can help Bell’s Palsy Bell’s palsy is an often unexplained episode of facial weakness or paralysis, typically on one side of your face. It can happen suddenly and progressively get worse. The condition results from damage to the facial nerve which is responsible for raising your eyebrows,…Read More
Acupuncture Treatment for GERD Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when stomach acid frequently flows back into your esophagus – the tube connecting your mouth and stomach. The prevalence of those suffering from GERD is increasing and it often becomes a chronic condition. The standard treatment involves long-term care using proton-pump inhibitors. However, 20-30% of patients…Read More
DIY: Sleepytime Tea Blend For Better Sleep Do you find it hard to calm your “monkey mind” before bed? or Is it hard to wind down and actually fall sleep quickly at night? You might benefit from a change in your nighttime routine (read more about Dr. Ellie’s sleep tips in our previous post here)…Read More
Holistic Treatment for Psoriasis Psoriasis is a common chronic inflammatory condition, affecting about 11% of the population. Often people report raised red scaly patches around elbows, knees, or even their scalp. Psoriasis is often associated with psoriatic arthritis, effecting their joints. What are treatment options for psoriasis? Standard therapies include topical steroid creams, anti-inflammatory ointments,…Read More
Two Secrets to Migraine Prevention Are you one of those people who feel plagued by chronic and relentless migraines? Do they interfere with your day-to-day activities and affect your ability to work? Are you frustrated that your doctor keeps recommending prescription drugs that don’t work and lead to more side effects than actually helping curb…Read More
Strategies to Approach to Chronic Headaches Chronic headaches interfere with your sleep, work, or even energy? Often described as a “dull, throbbing pain” that just won’t go away. There can be many triggers that contribute to chronic headaches. Headaches are one of the most common medical complaints. According to western medicine, a headache is quite…Read More
Trouble Choosing Supplements? There are so many types and brands of supplements on the market today. Many people are left confused and overwhelmed when they try and get supplements at the store. Which ones do I need? What brands are “good”? How much do I take? That is where a naturopathic doctor steps in! During…Read More