Acupuncture Self-Help Handouts

Quick and Easy Guide to Wellness

Please enjoy these Self-help handouts for some common conditions. Just click on the link and it will take you to the PDF. Enjoy!

Please enjoy these Self-help handouts for some common conditions. Just click on the link and it will take you to the PDF. Enjoy!

Handouts for Self-care:

Self-care for TMJ

Often jaw problems resolve on their own in several weeks to months. If you have recently experienced TMJ pain and/or dysfunction, you may find relief with some or all of the following therapies.

Acupressure IBS

To help ease the discomfort of IBS, here are a few suggestions:

  • Proper nutrition is considered one of the most important foundations to health and disease prevention. Eating a high fiber diet can help regulate the bowels and keep them moving properly. Foods that are well-cooked and tender are helpful, such as: yams, sweet potatoes, beets, carrots, squash, green peas, dark leafy green vegetables, almonds, and ground flaxseeds. Eat your food more slowly and try to chew well. When you eat in a relaxed atmosphere, you’ll be able to digest better. Avoid watching television and standing while eating. Drinking a warm digestive tea prior to eating can help regulate your digestion and alleviate some discomfort. You may want to consider peppermint or ginger tea. Consuming a digestif to help with digestion.

Immune Boosting Acupressure Helpsheet

Rubbing acupuncture points with your finger for 30 – 60 seconds can stimulate and promote the circulation of Qi within your own body, restoring health and well-being.

Stress and Anxiety Acupressure Helpsheet

 

About the Doc:

Dr. Ellie Heintze, ND, LAc is a licensed Naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist in Seattle. In her private practice she specializes in digestive disorders and provides people with a starting point to take control of their health and digestion. Visit her website at startingpointacupuncture.com.

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  • Master’s Degree in Acupuncture
    Bastyr University
  • Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine
    Bastyr University
  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry
    Northern Arizona University
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