End stuffy nose and rhinitis with natural medicine

Start breathing easier with Acupuncture and Naturopathic Medicine.

Rhinitis Definition:

Rhinitis is inflammation or irritation affecting the mucous membranes inside the nose.

Rhinitis Causes:

Rhinitis can be caused by:

  • cold/flu
  • seasonal allergies
  • food allergies
  • environmental triggers
  • and more

Rhinitis Symptoms:

Rhinitis has symptoms such as nasal congestion, sinus pain, runny nose, headache, and post-nasal drip.

Rhinitis Treatments:

Acupuncture and naturopathic medicine have been shown to be effective treatments for preventing and reducing rhinitis symptoms. 

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At Starting Point, our allergy specialist, Dr. Ellie commonly helps people find the root cause of why they are having allergies. We offer wellness consults, detailed treatment plan and recommendations to get you on the right track to finding relief. Treatments may include allergy injections, nutrition coaching, acupuncture, and prescribed supplements and allergy-ease tea blends.

Tackle seasonal allergies naturally in bothell, wa naturopathic clinic


Dr. Ellie Heintze, ND, LAc, is a naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist in Bothell, WA at her practice Starting Point Acupuncture. She is a pain specialist, seeing people who suffer from chronic pain, migraines, as well as digestive issues. Offering pain relief injections, acupuncture, and nutrition consults. Most insurances accepted. Dr. Ellie Heintze is also the author of the book, A Starting Point Guide to Going Gluten-Free on Amazon. As the director of the nonprofit, The Pain Relief Project, she also offers sliding scale, low-cost care for those on Medicare or uninsured.