How Does Acupuncture Work

How does acupuncture work? Acupuncture treatment involves the insertion of fine, sterile needles into specific sites (acupuncture points) along the body.

Ways to reduce stress

Top 2 Acupuncture Points to Reduce Stress

March 22, 2020

Acupuncture points to Help You Reduce Stress Fight or flight? We all experience stress at some point in our lives, most experience stress daily. With our current COVID-19 pandemic, stress for many is high. Stress can take many forms: anxiety, overwhelm, fear, anger, fatigue, worry, overeating, sadness. It all is normal to experience a wide…

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Treatments for poor circulation

Suffer from poor circulation and blood flow? Read this

March 20, 2020

  Do you suffer from poor blood flow or poor circulation issues?  This is a common complaint I hear about in my office. Especially in the PNW in the Fall and Winter months, cold hands and feet due to poor circulation. We all know that keeping your head and feet properly covered maintains our internal…

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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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Acupuncture can help motivation

How acupuncture can help motivation

December 4, 2019

  How acupuncture can help motivation: In our day to day lives, we often are in the “fight or flight” mode. Going, going, going. This can lead to burn-out, fatigue, and loss of motivation. In order to keep our drive to reach our goals, maintaining our motivation is essential. Some effective ways to help maintain…

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Acupuncture boosts fertility

Top ways acupuncture boosts fertility

November 3, 2019

  Research Update – How does acupuncture boost fertility? According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 18 percent of women aged 15 to 44 have difficulty getting pregnant or carrying the pregnancy to full term. Infertility is not limited to women though. The CDC reports 35 percent of couples with infertility have a male…

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How acupuncture works

How does acupuncture work?

October 8, 2019

Common question: How does acupuncture work? New research might help explain how acupuncture works At Starting Point Acupuncture, one of the common questions we get is, “how does acupuncture work?” One of the theories scientists have held for many years as to why acupuncture works is called the Vascular-Interstitial Theory. This theory describes the idea…

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Tired of being tired? Try acupuncture for fatigue

Tired of Being Tired? Try Acupuncture for fatigue

September 10, 2019

Acupuncture for fatigue: Let’s dive in If you are one in the millions of people who suffer from low energy or fatigue. You know how it can dramatically affect your day to day. Did you know there is acupuncture for fatigue? Yep! It is a common question I get in my office. Most people come…

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Radiant skin naturally in Bothell

Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture-What is it?

September 4, 2019

Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture- Is it right for you? Our skin is an outward presentation of what is happening inside our body. With our skin being one of our largest organs in the body, maintaining health on the inside and out is very important. Understanding the pillars of health is essential for ultimate wellness but sometimes…

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Acupuncture and Autoimmune Diseases

How acupuncture can help autoimmune diseases

August 31, 2019

Acupuncture and Autoimmune Diseases Over 50 million people suffer from autoimmune diseases in the US alone. When a person suffers from an autoimmune disease it means their own immune system is attacking the body and altering or destroying the tissues. Autoimmune diseases includes: Celiac disease, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), lupus, Crohn’s disease, pernicious anemia,…

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How acupuncture can help cystic fibrosis

3 Facts about Cystic Fibrosis and Acupuncture

August 27, 2019

Cystic Fibrosis and Acupuncture Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease that disrupts normal function of the specific cells in the body.  These cells called, epithelial cells, line the passageways of many of our vital organs, including the lungs, liver, kidneys, reproductive system and the skin. Those who have cystic fibrosis have a genetic defect…

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