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Healthy foods for the heart

6 Healthy Foods for the Heart

November 20, 2022

6 Healthy Foods for the Heart Changing the way you eat is one of the best ways to improve heart health. By making an active choice to improve your lifestyle, you can see your heart health improve greatly as well. Healthy foods for the heart are anti-inflammatory and loaded with antioxidants to give you all…

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5 Tips for Healthy Brain

5 Tips for a Healthy Brain

November 18, 2022

5 Tips for a Healthy Brain Do you suffer from brain fog? Not as quick to remember tasks or just feel “foggy?” This might be the perfect time to integrate healthy brain tips into your daily life to ensure your brain is functioning optimally! Here are some easy, simple ways to keep your brain in…

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Heart Healthy Habits

Heart Healthy Tips to Reduce Stress

November 16, 2022

Heart Healthy Tips to Reduce Stress In this fast-paced world we find it’s pretty hard to slow down. Everyday stressors are the norm and although some stress is good, too much can hurt the body not only mentally but physically as well. Work, family, finances and everything in between can start to take a toll…

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Healthy Holiday Gift Guide Bothell Acupuncture

Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

November 14, 2022

Healthy Holiday Gift Guide It’s that time of year again! The holiday season. What I love most about the Holidays is that it is a time to gather with friends and family, reflect on the past year, and make goals for the New Year. It is a time of gratitude, reflection, and an opportunity to…

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Acupuncture to beat fibromyalgia

Most Effective Tactics to Beat Fibromyalgia

October 17, 2022

Most Effective Tactics to Beat Fibromyalgia At Starting Point, we specialize in hard to treat cases such as fibromyalgia aka Fibro. What exactly is fibromyalgia? It is defined as a generalized chronic disorder that affects the musculoskeletal system and is often associated with other symptoms such as fatigue, anxiety, sleep disturbance, and widespread pain. Fibro…

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Acupuncture to combat insomnia

How to Combat Insomnia The Right Way

October 15, 2022

How to Combat Insomnia The Right Way Did you know that up to 70 million Americans report insomnia? Insomnia can be defined as difficulty falling or staying asleep, frequent nighttime waking, or reduced sleep quality. There is also a close relationship with depression, anxiety, and stress and occurrence of sleep disturbance. In addition, those with…

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Acupuncture for postherpetic neuralgia

Acupuncture and postherpetic neuralgia

October 7, 2022

Acupuncture and postherpetic neuralgia Did you suffer from chicken pox as a kid? Did you know that later in life the virus which can live dormant in your system can become re-activated? Varicella-zoster virus is responsible for chicken pox as well as shingles outbreaks. With shingles, you can have inflammation of peripheral nerves and it…

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Acupuncture for eye disorders

Top 3 Eye Disorders Acupuncture Can Help

October 3, 2022

Acupuncture and eye disorders At Starting Point Acupuncture, we specialize in chronic and complex conditions. Many people come to our clinic seeking safe, effective, and natural ways to help their condition, often they have been told by their doctor “there is nothing they can do,” or given medications that produce unwanted side effects, or they…

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Acupuncture for TMJ at Starting Point Acupuncture

How Can Acupuncture Reduce Symptoms of TMJ?

September 30, 2022

How Can Acupuncture Reduce Symptoms of TMJ? Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMJ) is a common complaint seen and is becoming more frequently reported. Most patients note symptoms of jaw pain, tension, headaches, ear pain, jaw “popping or clicking,” tinnitus, and even trouble chewing. Many with TMJ seek treatments as it can dramatically affect their quality of life,…

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Acupuncture and sports injury and performance

Evidence of Acupuncture Increasing Sport Performance

September 28, 2022

How Can Acupuncture Increase Sport Performance? Did you know that athletes are turning towards alternative medicine to help them increase sports performance and to help recover faster from sport related injuries? Yep! Common injuries include: shoulder/rotator cuff strain, elbow injuries like tennis or golfer’s elbow, lower back pain, sprain strain of hamstrings or quads, knee…

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Acupuncture and macular degeneration

What no one tells you about macular degeneration

September 27, 2022

Acupuncture and Macular Degeneration Macular degeneration (MD) is an eye disorder that is characterized by a progressive degeneration of the retina. It is estimated that around 200 million people world wide suffer from this disorder. The incidence of MD increases with age, however there are limited treatment options available. There are two types of MD,…

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Acupuncture for nerve pain

Acupuncture found to repair injured nerves

September 20, 2022

Did you know that Acupuncture was found to repair injured nerves? In a recent study in the journal Neural Regeneration Research, found that acupuncture can help repair injured nerves. The study measured the effectiveness of acupuncture on nerve function by measuring nerve conduction using electromyography. Electromyography is a diagnostic tool used to measure nerve health and…

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Acupuncture for arthritis

7 Ways To Alleviate Arthritis

September 18, 2022

7 Ways To Alleviate Arthritis Arthritis is a condition characterized by painful inflammation and stiffness in the joints. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 52.5 million U.S. adults suffer from either arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, fibromyalgia, or lupus. If you have arthritis, check out these 7 ways to alleviate arthritis. #1)…

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Acupuncture for TMJ at Starting Point Acupuncture in Bothell, Washington.

Acupuncture For Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ)

September 12, 2022

Can acupuncture help TMJ pain? Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ) is a common condition that is characterized by pain and jaw dysfunction. TMJ is used to describe a wide range of conditions associated with jaw pain and restricted jaw movement. While TMJ isn’t life-threatening, it can negatively impact a person’s quality of life, causing bouts of…

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Boost fertility naturally

5 Ways To Boost Your Fertility

September 1, 2022

Learn 5 ways to boost your fertility Struggling to get pregnant? About 10 percent of couples struggle with infertility and an inability to conceive, according to the Centers for Disease Control. For those struggling to have children, fertility treatment can become tiring and expensive very quickly. Check out these top 5 ways to boost fertility.…

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