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Acupuncture can help with joints and arthritis

Yoga, yoga everywhere!

March 12, 2015

There are over 40 different styles of yoga taught in the United States. All of the types of yoga overlap and have a common goal – the union of mind, body and spirit. Each style is distinguished by particular practices. Some types of yoga are quite physical, building strength and flexibility, while others are restorative…

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Spring Body Cleansing Tips

March 9, 2015

Apple Cider Vinegar and Honey You can make a powerful, all-natural detoxifying beverage by mixing together one tablespoon of unfiltered apple cider vinegar (with the ‘Mother’), one tablespoon of honey, and 12 ounces of water. The vinegar works to stabilize your body’s internal pH level, while the honey works to regulate your blood sugar levels.…

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Quit smoking with acupuncture

Quit Smoking with Acupuncture

March 8, 2015

Quit Smoking with Acupuncture Congratulations! If you’re reading this, you are on your way to kicking the habit and becoming smoke-free and healthier. Every year, more than 3 million Americans try to quit smoking, but only half of them succeed. With the help of acupuncture you have a greater chance of success! Most experts agree…

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Germ Theory: 101 Cold and Flu Prevention

March 6, 2015

Why do some people always catch a cold, and others don’t? Viruses, germs and bacteria are everywhere. They are in the food we eat, the air we breathe, and the water we drink. According to Chinese medicine, they do not cause disease. When a certain organ system is already weak and unable to resist outside…

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Walk your way to better health

Walk Your Way to Better Health

March 4, 2015

Walk your way to better health Starting a new fitness routine can be a little daunting, but improving your health doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, it can be as simple as putting one foot in front of the other! Time to walk to better health! Walking is an effective, easy, and low-impact way…

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All Natural First-Aid Kit

February 27, 2015

All-natural First Aid Tips It can happen to anyone. One minute you’re outside enjoying the summer sunshine, the next, ouch! A sprain or strain, insect bite, sunburn, or other minor injury can put you on the sidelines if you don’t know how to handle them. Follow these tips to care for common summer ailments naturally.…

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Healthy Spring Acupuncture Practices

February 24, 2015

Spring Acupuncture Tips to Keep You Healthy, Happy and Flexible. Spring is a happy time. Bunnies hop about. Flowers emerge in long forgotten corners of your garden. The birds return and sing so loudly they wake you in the morning. This is not a time to be angry. But according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, being…

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Acupuncture Helps to Relieve Depression

February 10, 2015

Can acupuncture help with depression? At Starting Point Acupuncture and Wellness in Bothell, WA, we are commonly asked what can acupuncture and naturopathic medicine treat besides pain? Our response is…well just about everything! Since acupuncture works by using your parasympathetic nervous system to push your body to heal itself, a good “side effect” from most…

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The power of positivity

The Power of Positivity

February 4, 2015

The Power of Positivity The world today can be a difficult place, full of stressful situations and worrying prospects but far more importantly it is also a place of love, compassion and positivity. It is far too easy to get lost in the fast pace of modern life and let negativity infect you and, in…

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Acupuncture can help with stress and anxiety

Cold and flu prevention with acupuncture

January 23, 2015

Wei Qi provides an “immune system-like” barrier that protects the body from harmful pathogenic factors that can cause illness and disease. When we are exposed to bad air, germs, and viruses, our first line of defense, according to Chinese medicine is our Wei Qi barrier. Over time, Wei Qi can become weakened and unbalanced due…

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