Allergies

Researchers found study patients with seasonal allergies who had acupuncture reported significant improvements in their quality of life.

Acupuncture for eye disorders

Top 3 Eye Disorders Acupuncture Can Help

October 3, 2022

Acupuncture and eye disorders At Starting Point Acupuncture, we specialize in chronic and complex conditions. Many people come to our clinic seeking safe, effective, and natural ways to help their condition, often they have been told by their doctor “there is nothing they can do,” or given medications that produce unwanted side effects, or they…

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Fight your migraines with acupuncture

Top 4 Drug-free Ways to Fight Your Migraines

June 20, 2022

Top 4 Drug-free Ways to Fight Your Migraines If you suffer from migraines, you are not alone. It is estimated that migraines is the third most prevalent disorder worldwide. Migraines are a chronic neurological disease that involve recurrent headaches with moderate-to-severe pain, usually occurring in a specific area of the head. While most headaches are…

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Dampness and Optimal Health

What is Dampness and how can Acupuncture help?

January 5, 2021

What is Dampness and how can Acupuncture help? Dampness is an insidious beast. It works its way in, silent and sneaky. Before you know it, you’re filled with it, and you can barely get out of your own way. In the PNW, we are often in a damp climate, especially in the Winter. Cold +…

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Most common illnesses acupuncture can treat

Most Common Illnesses Acupuncture Can Treat

September 10, 2020

Most Common Illnesses Acupuncture Can Treat Acupuncture is often “the last resort” in the treatment of common illnesses. In our clinic it is often the “Last Resort with the Best Result.” When standard care is not able to help the person with their pain, or they do not “want to keep taking another drug” people…

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Acupuncture and allergies

Can acupuncture help prevent allergies?

July 12, 2020

Can acupuncture help prevent 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…

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Combat Seasonal allergies

Combat Seasonal Allergies, Naturally

June 10, 2020

Tips to Combat Seasonal 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…

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Spring cleansing tips

4 Easy Ways to Spark Spring Cleansing

May 28, 2020

Spring Cleansing and Clearing Springtime has a natural feeling of rejuvenation and rebirth. Perfect time for Spring Cleansing. The days get visibly longer, little green buds start to appear on the trees and hibernating animals come out of their winter slumber. For us, as humans, the lengthening days bring with them a natural urge to…

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Dairy allergy and diet

What you need to know about dairy allergy and intolerances

May 20, 2020

Got food allergies? Let’s look at Dairy allergy and intolerances, what is the difference? Having a dairy allergy or food intolerance is not fun. It can cause abdominal pain, discomfort, and nausea. It also causes embarrassing symptoms like flatulence and diarrhea. Other symptoms linked to food intolerances include muscle or joint pain, headaches, exhaustion, and…

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Acupuncture and Its Effect on Allergic Rhinitis

April 28, 2020

The Effects of Acupuncture on Allergies It’s that time of year again, Seasonal Allergy Season Millions of people suffer from recurring seasonal allergy symptoms. Commonly affecting 10-30% of people in the US. Interesting to note that people who are exposed to indoor allergies (dust, mold, animal dander), born during the pollen season, and have presence…

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Natural Treatments for common cold

The Common Cold Got You Down?

March 11, 2020

Can acupuncture and naturopathic medicine help the common cold? Background On The Common Cold Given the nature of the common cold and that it’s primarily caused by a viral infection, no antibiotic or western medicine has yet been able to cure it. Therefore, it’s a cold that we must suffer through until our bodies have…

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