Doctor’s Blog on Acupuncture Benefits

3 natural ways acupuncture can help improve women’s health

July 25, 2022

3 natural ways acupuncture can help improve women’s health Do you suffer from irritability, changes in digestion, or even increase in pain before your menses? Did you know that there are natural ways to help soothe hormone imbalances and improve fertility? Here are 3 natural ways Acupuncture & Naturopathic Medicine can improve women’s health: Egg…

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Benefits of Regular Acupuncture Treatments

Why You Should Get Regular Acupuncture Treatments

July 18, 2022

Why You Should Get Regular Acupuncture Treatments I bet you did not know this about acupuncture. Its foundation is based on prevention. The essence of acupuncture is getting you into that parasympathetic state so your body can be reset, reboot, and rejuvenated so it can heal and perform optimally. We all need a tune-up sometimes…

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Acupuncture for fiboids

Acupuncture and Fibroids – Can we help?

July 15, 2022

Acupuncture and Fibroids – Can we help? Uterine fibroids aka leiomyomas are benign growths on the wall of the uterus. They represent the most common gynecological non-cancerous tumors in reproductive females.  It is estimated that 80% of women will have uterine fibroids at some point in their reproductive years. Symptoms of fibroids: Many are symptom…

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How can acupuncture help chronic back pain?

July 10, 2022

How can acupuncture help chronic back pain? With over a billion people worldwide reporting back pain, it is one of the most expensive and exhausting ailments of our time. It is the third most common reason for a visit to the doctors office (behind skin disorders and osteoarthritis joint issues). How acupuncture helps chronic back…

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Acupuncture for back pain in Bothell

6 Habits that are causing back pain

July 1, 2022

6 Habits that are causing back pain Don’t you hate it when you go and do some minor gardening then can’t move the next day? Do you often hear yourself saying “I must be getting older because I wake up everyday with back pain.” If you suffer from back pain, you are not alone. It…

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The truth about acupuncture and headache treatment

What no one wants to tell you about acupuncture and headaches

June 22, 2022

What no one wants to tell you about acupuncture and headaches Headaches are among the most common disorders of the nervous system, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). It is estimated that half to three quarters of adults aged 18–65 years in the world have had a headache in the last year. Among these…

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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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Acupuncture for polymyalgia rheumatica

What you need to know about Polymyalgia Rheumatica

June 10, 2022

What you need to know about Polymyalgia Rheumatica Polymyalgia Rheumatica is relatively common inflammatory disease that typically presents in those over age 50. Typical presentation involves seemingly rapid onset of bilateral pain and stiffness in shoulders and lower back/pelvis but can affect multiple joints. Typical inflammatory markers maybe elevated and referral to rheumatology is often…

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Acupuncture to help curb insomnia

The most effective tactic to curb insomnia

June 6, 2022

The most effective tactic to curb insomnia Did you know that up to 30% of the population suffers from insomnia? Insomnia is characterized as problems falling, staying asleep, or not sleeping altogether. There can be many contributing factors in why someone would develop insomnia. A common rationale is the hyperarousal model which states that somatic…

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Is there hope for Fibromyalgia?

May 25, 2022

Is there hope for Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is defined as having widespread chronic musculoskeletal pain often accompanied by fatigue, sleep issues, mood changes, and anxiety. What is frustrating for those with these symptoms is that fibromyalgia is often a diagnosis of exclusion when all other conditions have been ruled out, and often there is no effective…

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Acupuncture for rheumatoid arthritis 2022

What no one tells you about Rheumatoid Arthritis

May 22, 2022

What no one tells you about Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis aka RA is an autoimmune disease that presents in chronic arthritis pain in multiple joints in the body. RA can occur at any age but most commonly occurs between age 30-60 years old and due to its autoimmune nature may be accompanied by other changes…

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Acupuncture for vagus nerve health

Can acupuncture affect the Vagus Nerve?

April 28, 2022

Can acupuncture affect the Vagus Nerve? Have you heard of the Gut-Brain connection? This concept has become quite popular because of the increase in disorders such as IBS, anxiety, depression, and even migraines being related to the gut-brain connection. What is the vagus nerve? The vagus nerve is the longest of the cranial nerves and…

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Acupuncture for migraine headache relief

Acupuncture for Migraine Headache Relief

April 27, 2022

Acupuncture for Migraine Headache Relief Did you know that migraines are the 3rd most common disorder in the world? If you suffer from migraines or know someone that does, you know how debilitating and often unpredictable they can be. Often those with chronic migraines get prescribed the standard treatment which are NSAIDs (non steroidal anti-Inflammatory…

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Is Acupuncture Effective for Insulin Resistance?

April 24, 2022

Is Acupuncture Effective for Insulin Resistance? Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes in adults characterized by elevated glucose levels in the blood and underling culprit, insulin resistance. As of 2020, over 10% of the U.S. population have diabetes (this is up from about 6% in 2000 , and prevalence is also…

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Acupuncture can help menopause and aging naturally

2 Surprising Facts About How Acupuncture Can Help Menopause

April 17, 2022

2 Surprising Facts About How Acupuncture Can Help Menopause Are you frustrated with the random hot flashes that always seem to occur at inconvenient times? Do you suffer from insomnia or poor sleep and wake with less energy than you went to bed with? Going into menopause, unfortunately comes with some unpleasant side effects. What…

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