Diseases & Disorders

Acupuncture takes a holistic approach to understanding normal function and disease processes and focuses as much on the prevention of illness.

Acupuncture for women's health

4 ways acupuncture can help women’s health

June 20, 2021

Did you know these 4 ways acupuncture can help women’s health?   Women’s health is an area that Western medicine seems to only have so many solutions for—and many of those solutions are invasive and hormone-altering. The female reproductive system is complex and goes through a multitude of changes throughout a woman’s life—and even just…

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Acupuncture can help with PMS

Can acupuncture help with PMS?

June 9, 2021

Can acupuncture help with PMS?   Do you get irritable, feel like your mood goes from one extreme to another for no apparent reason? Or do you feel like your body balloons up before your period? Water retention, bloating, swelling? Or get extreme fatigue, depression, severe abdominal cramps, food cravings? These are just some of…

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Natural options for fibromyalgia

Do you know these 4 facts about fibromyalgia?

June 3, 2021

Do you know these 4 facts about fibromyalgia? Those who suffer from fibromyalgia know about the daily widespread pain, fatigue, foggy head, and often sleep problems that accompany it. Often we hear at Starting Point Acupuncture, “I have tried everything else and this is my last resort” or “My doctor keeps wanting to put me…

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Natural treatment options for fibromyalgia pain

Do you suffer from fibromyalgia pain?

May 31, 2021

Do you suffer from widespread fibromyalgia pain?   Pain that has a life of its own?   Pain that moves seemingly randomly?   Plagued by severe fatigue and recurring migraines?   This is what it’s like to suffer from fibromyalgia. Its symptoms make every day life incredibly difficult and mundane, daily tasks nearly impossible. Fibromyalgia…

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Acupuncture and Bell's Palsy treatment

Suffer from Bell’s Palsy? Read this

May 10, 2021

Suffer from Bell’s Palsy? Read this What is Bell’s Palsy? Bell’s palsy involves the acute spontaneous paralysis of the facial nerve. Most often it is one-sided and sudden where the person experiences drooping of eyelids and mouth. It can be caused by several factors but most frequently viral infection or herpes simplex virus activation. It…

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Acupuncture for gastroparesis

Suffer from gastroparesis? We can help!

May 2, 2021

Suffer from gastroparesis? We can help!   Gastroparesis is a condition that involves delayed gastric emptying of the stomach. There can be several causes on why a person could develop this including: diabetes, viral infection, post-surgical, autoimmune, medications, or it can be idiopathic “unknown” cause. Patients with gastroparesis often report nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, bloating,…

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Natural treatment for chronic stress

Chronic Stress – Am I At Risk?

April 28, 2021

Chronic Stress – Am I At Risk? Many people experience stress in some form or another. Often people get used to being in that tightly wound-up, “go-go-go” mode and dont realize they are experiencing chronic stress. Chronic stress can cause a range of concerning symptoms, and not just the psychological ones we often associate it…

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Natural Treatments for PCOS

What is PCOS and can we help?

April 4, 2021

Do you suffer from PCOS? Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine and metabolic disorder among reproductive-age women. PCOS is where women develop multiple cysts on their ovaries. This also contributes to irregular menstruation, pain with ovulation, insulin resistance, excessive hair growth, hormonal acne, and one of the leading contributing factors…

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Nutrition for heart health

Nutrition for Heart Health

February 9, 2021

Nutrition for Heart Health Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) nutrition combines ancient wisdom with modern science. TCM nutrition is a holistic approach, which aims to balance all five flavors within most meals with one or two flavors being emphasized for therapeutic purposes. TCM nutrition for hypertension emphasizes bitter flavors, sour flavors, and energetically-cooling foods. Incorporating the…

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Spark Health with a Tune up

Top 3 Indicators You Need a Tune-Up

January 8, 2021

Top 3 Indicators You Need a Tune-Up Do you wake up not feeling refreshed? Are you tired of being tired? Do you suffer from all over joint pain that you attribute to “just getting older?” …might be time for a health tune-up! Here is a list of the TOP three signs indicating that you should…

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