{Research Update}: Acupuncture and Heart Health

Acupuncture for heart health in Bothell, Washington.

Acupuncture and Heart Health Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the world with over 375,000 Americans who die from it each year. Blood pressure control is a significant component of heart disease prevention. High blood pressure is extremely common amongst Americans, almost 30 percent of American adults have high blood pressure.…

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Acupuncture for Knee Osteoarthritis

Acupuncture for knee osteoarthritis

Acupuncture for Knee Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis of the knees is very prevalent in today’s society. It is considered a severe degenerative arthritis. According to the American College of Rheumatology, nearly 30 million people are affected. Knee osteoarthritis is characterized by pain, swelling, decreased range of motion and stiffness in the joint itself. This can also sometimes…

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Acupuncture for Sports Injuries

Acupuncture for sports injuries

Acupuncture for Sports Injuries Are you a weekend warrior? Or just love being active? Sports related injuries can hinder you reaching your exercise goals. If you play pickelball and are not able to play due to elbow pain, a long distance runner, or hurt your ankle or foot playing soccer, there is hope for pain…

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What causes small fiber neuropathy?

How to help small fiber neuropathy

What causes small fiber neuropathy? Small Fiber Neuropathy (SFN) is the result of damage to the peripheral nerves. The nerves that are affected control temperature and pain perception and help to control autonomic symptoms. Symptoms typically include burning, numbness, tingling, and sensitivity to heat. SFN typically affects only the small cutaneous nerves that start in…

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What are 5 ways to improve brain health?

How to improve brain health

What are 5 ways to improve brain health? If your brain is not functioning optimally, we often can notice. We might “feel a little off”, have trouble thinking or recalling information, feel sluggish, and even have other health issues come up. There are many things that can affect how our brain functions and one of…

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How to stop being stressed?

How to stop being stressed

How to stop being stressed? Stress, it is all around us but some experience it more frequently than others. Many experience symptoms of stress that can be subtle but may pose a health risk if not addressed. Some common symptoms are anxiety, tight muscles, headaches, poor sleep, low energy, irritability, skin rashes, and even digestive…

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What is a good distance to walk everyday?

Walk your way to better health

What is a good distance to walk everyday? Most of us know by now how detrimental prolonged sitting can be on our health. But the real question is how many steps should we be getting and what is a good distance to walk everyday? Walk-it out There is increasing evidence that a sedentary lifestyle can…

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7 tips to healthier vision

Acupuncture for vision and eye health

7 tips to healthier vision Do you struggle with dry eyes? Every year does your vision keep getting worse? Or do you have a family history of certain eye disorders and looking for ways to keep your vision in check? There are many ways to improve eye health and prevent damage down the road. Finding…

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5 Tips to Reduce Your Blood Pressure

Natural ways to reduce blood pressure

5 Tips to Reduce Your Blood Pressure Affecting one in three adults, high blood pressure is one of the most common health issues in America and most often the result of busy schedules and high-stress jobs. Sometimes it can be hard to slow down, however, addressing high blood pressure is very important to improving overall…

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Can you reverse neuropathy naturally?

Acupuncture for neuropathy

Can you reverse neuropathy naturally? If you suffer from debilitating ‘pins and needles’ sensations in your feet, legs, or even hands. You know how uncomfortable neuropathy can be. Some people experience numbness, ‘creepy crawly’ pains up and down legs, or even sharp glass like pains. The reason why you developed neuropathy may not be fully…

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