Doctor’s Blog on Acupuncture Benefits

Acupuncture can help autoimmune disease

How can acupuncture help autoimmune diseases?

November 16, 2020

Acupuncture and Autoimmune Diseases Autoimmune diseases are a collective group of disorders that plague nearly 50 million people in the United States today. 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 include things like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus,…

Read More
Acupuncture can help you quit smoking

Ready to quit smoking? We can help!

November 13, 2020

Acupuncture can help you quit smoking Acupuncture has been used to treat addiction for many years. Curbing addiction, specifically when it comes to smoking, is not something that can be done overnight (often referred to as “quitting cold turkey”). During the journey of quitting, there will be times when you think you won’t be able…

Read More
Foods for anxiety

Best foods to help you overcome anxiety and depression

November 11, 2020

Foods to help you overcome anxiety and depression Did you know that eating healthier foods gives you a better chance to reduce your anxiety and depressive symptoms? Eating a diet of processed food does more harm to your body due to the fact that those foods may be high in sugars and fats. Additionally, it’s…

Read More
SAD treatments in Bothell

Say So Long to SAD

October 20, 2020

What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a condition believed to be linked to a lack of sunlight where the individual experiences mood changes and emotions similar to depression. SAD occurs mostly in the Fall and Winter months when there is less sunlight exposure, more common in the PNW. It’s found that…

Read More
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Treatment

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome-What you need to know

October 12, 2020

What is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and can we help? If you or someone you know has suffered from Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome you understand how frustrating and painful it can be. CRPS is a disorder of typically the arms or legs that are characterized by pain, swelling, numbness, limited range of motion, and…

Read More
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Treatments

What is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and can we help?

October 9, 2020

What is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and can we help? If you or someone you know has suffered from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome you understand how frustrating it can be. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is a group of rare genetic disorders involving connective tissue. It is characterized by hyper mobility of joints, hyper extensive skin, and tissue fragility. According to the…

Read More
Curb depression with acupuncture

3 Ways to Holistically Curb Depression

September 20, 2020

3 Ways to Holistically Curb Depression Many people suffer from depression at some point in their lives. It can be triggered by unexpected events like the loss of a pet, the death of a loved one, a relationship ending, or even changing seasons like here in the PNW during fall and winter. There are ways…

Read More
Spark motivation with acupuncture

Natural Ways to Spark Motivation

September 18, 2020

Natural Ways to Spark Motivation If you are having a hard time staying focused or just not “into” doing things you love…this blog is for you! There are many things that can disrupt our motivation: high stress, change in job or recent move, change in seasons, nutrient imbalances, illness or infection, grief, and more… When…

Read More
Acupuncture for pain management

Explained: Acupuncture for Pain Management

September 14, 2020

Explained: Acupuncture for Pain Management Do you suffer from chronic pain? Are you not able to do your favorite activities due to pain getting in the way? We can help! At Starting Point Acupuncture in Bothell, WA, we specialize in difficult to treat chronic pain cases and often hear we “are the last resort with…

Read More
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…

Read More
Acupuncture treatment for bells palsy

What is Bell’s Palsy and can we help?

September 7, 2020

What is Bell’s Palsy and can we help? If you or someone you know has suffered from Bell’s palsy you understand how frustrating it can be in not only in pain but dramatically impacting quality of life. Bell’s palsy is a temporary facial paralysis that triggers one-side of the face. Most often the cause is…

Read More
Immune optimizing for the fall

Start Your Preparations, now!

September 3, 2020

Immune Optimizing Preparations: To help you go into the Fall healthy Get those defenses up and keep staying healthy. As we approach the cold and flu season, NOW is the time to get our Immune Optimizing routines in order. The following are different at-home preparations for Immune Optimizing tips that you can make to help…

Read More
How acupuncture can help arthritis

How Acupuncture Can Help With Arthritis

September 2, 2020

How Acupuncture Can Help With Arthritis Do you suffer from chronic pain? Are you not able to do the activities you enjoy because of the pain? We can help! Commonly patients come to our clinic when they have exhausted all other options or not finding long-term relief with standard care for their arthritis. Acupuncture is…

Read More
Can acupuncture treat chronic conditions?

What can acupuncture treat?

August 12, 2020

What can acupuncture treat? Real question is what is it NOT good for? Acupuncture is a time-tested, holistic medicine that can help to decrease pain and restore function. Science is only beginning to grasp the powerful medicine that is ACUPUNCTURE and understand the mechanisms behind it. The goal of acupuncture is to correct this imbalance…

Read More
Mood Food for mental health

Mood Food: What to eat to curb depression

August 9, 2020

Mood Food: Using food as medicine to help depression Many have heard the question posed what came first, the chicken or the egg? But how does that concept apply to depression? It’s well-known that when we’re depressed, our motivation and interest in maintaining a healthy and balanced diet subsides in the same way our energy…

Read More

*Some blog posts may contain affiliate links. Affiliate links mean that Starting Point may earn money if you choose to buy at some point in the near future. Thank you for trusting my judgment and allowing me to share these resources while helping to support Starting Point. I only promote or recommend resources that I fully support, research, and believe in for supporting or maintaining health and vitality. I hope you’ll love them as much as I do. If you want to read the official, legal disclaimer click here.*

Search Through The Doctor's Blog