6 Healthy Foods for the Heart

Healthy foods for the heart

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 a Healthy Brain

5 Tips for Healthy Brain

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 Tips to Reduce Stress

Heart Healthy Habits

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

Healthy Holiday Gift Guide Bothell Acupuncture

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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Most Effective Tactics to Beat Fibromyalgia

Acupuncture to beat fibromyalgia

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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How to Combat Insomnia The Right Way

Acupuncture to combat insomnia

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 and postherpetic neuralgia

Acupuncture for postherpetic neuralgia

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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Top 3 Eye Disorders Acupuncture Can Help

Acupuncture for eye disorders

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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How Can Acupuncture Reduce Symptoms of TMJ?

Acupuncture for TMJ at Starting Point Acupuncture

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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Evidence of Acupuncture Increasing Sport Performance

Acupuncture and sports injury and performance

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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