Doctor’s Blog on Acupuncture Benefits

Anti-aging hacks

Try these simple anti-aging hacks

April 1, 2020

Simple Anti-aging Hacks Aging is a natural part of life. By definition it “is the gradual deterioration of functional characteristics.” However, we all will age but each person’s aging process will look different. That said, if you’re motivated to live a full and healthy life as you age, then you might have to make some…

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Migraine Relief in Bothell

Migraine relief-there is hope

March 26, 2020

Can acupuncture be the missing link to provide lasting migraine relief? In my practice I commonly see patients who have chronic and debilitating migraines. We are often the last resort with the greatest results. As I have mentioned in previous blog posts, migraines are very interesting and multi-factorial. There is often many different causes, some…

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What you need to know about tension headaches

March 24, 2020

What you need to know about tension headaches Tension headaches are the most common types of reported headaches that usually consist of a dull ache in the head coupled with tenderness in ones scalp, neck and shoulder muscles. It’s often also described as having a sensation of pressure or tightness reaching the sides and the…

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Healthy Spring

Best Tips to Stay Healthy This Spring

March 24, 2020

Best Tips to Stay Healthy This Spring Cold and Flu season is in full swing. Seasonal allergy season is also around the corner. How do we prevent and combat allergy season and keep immune system up for cold/flu prevention? To make sure you stay at your optimal best and keep healthy this spring. Check out…

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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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Clinic update in Bothell

March 20, 2020: Clinic Update

March 20, 2020

  Clinic Update: Telemedicine Dear patients and our Bothell community, As you already know, the quarantine is very real and it is everyone’s responsibility to help keep our community safe from the rapid spread of Coronavirus.  To help slow the spread of this virus, it is now more important than ever to take an abundance…

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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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Telehealth and Telemedicine visits

Telehealth: Wellness anytime, anywhere

March 17, 2020

Telehealth: Virtual wellness The last few weeks have been very interesting with the self-quarantine mandates in the PNW. Starting Point Acupuncture has made some new clinic additions to be able to continue patient’s treatment plans and expand wellness, even in the comfort of your home! Introducing Telehealth aka Telemedicine or virtual consults. Did you know…

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Seaweed Benefits

Why you should be adding Seaweed to your diet

March 15, 2020

Seaweed: the next superfood Seaweed has been consumed as a health aid and food enhancer for years in Asia, but recently there has been a growing interest in seaweed as a health superfood and for sustainable farming. Seaweed, otherwise known as Hai Zao in Chinese medicine, is known as a marine algae, or sea vegetable…

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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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Kitchen Nutrition Food is Medicine

Looking for optimal nutrition? Eat these foods

March 9, 2020

  Did you know FOOD IS MEDICINE? Let’s take a look at how eating the right foods (and colors) can help spark nutrition! In my practice I see a lot of people wanting to know what to eat and how those foods create wellness. In Chinese medical theory, food is medicine. Food has qualities and…

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Seasonal changes and health

How to Stay Healthy During Seasonal Changes

March 7, 2020

How to Stay Healthy As Winter Changes to Spring This cold and flu season has been one for the books! Not only is the flu still very high in WA state and the COVID-19 pandemic, but also seasonal allergy season is right around the corner! For most people, the change of seasons from winter to…

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Acupuncture can help allergic rhinitis

Did you know acupuncture can help allergic rhinitis?

March 3, 2020

Acupuncture Can Help Allergic Rhinitis Let’s dive in! Millions of people suffer from allergies every year and the causes of allergies seem to be as many as the people who suffer from them. The Stats According to the CDC, over 12 million doctors visits reported involving allergic rhinitis in 2016 and 3 million reported office…

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Starting Point Acupuncture in Bothell

Can you benefit from Scar therapy treatments?

February 23, 2020

Have painful scars? Consider Scar Therapy Treatments Many of us have had a scar develop at some point in our lives. From a fall, sports injury, surgery, skin biopsy, or burn. Scar tissue results after deep trauma, such as from surgery, burns. Interestingly to note, about 75 million people develop scars after surgery. Not all…

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Solutions for PMS in Bothell

What you need to know about PMS

February 18, 2020

How can Starting Point Acupuncture & Wellness help with PMS? Before we dive in, let’s discuss what exactly Premenstrual Syndrome aka PMS is and why it is such a huge issue for many women. Every woman and her menstrual cycles are different. For some, menstruation is quick and easy, but for many others, it can…

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