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Fight your migraines with acupuncture

Top 4 Drug-free Ways to Fight Your Migraines

June 20, 2022

Top 4 Drug-free Ways to Fight Your Migraines If you suffer from migraines, you are not alone. It is estimated that migraines is the third most prevalent disorder worldwide. Migraines are a chronic neurological disease that involve recurrent headaches with moderate-to-severe pain, usually occurring in a specific area of the head. While most headaches are…

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Dr. Ellie Heintze feature on Nutrigenomic Nation Podcast

Check out Dr. Ellie’s feature on the Nutrigenomic Nation Podcast!

May 11, 2021

Check out Dr. Ellie’s feature on the Nutrigenomic Nation Podcast! – Nutrigenomic Nation Podcast with Brian Highfield – Episode 025 Dr. Ellie Heintze, DN, LAc, Owner-Starting Point Acupuncture The doctors told her, “There is nothing wrong with you.” Yet Dr. Ellie Heintze, a chemistry student at the time, was in constant pain. After a visit…

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Eat this for healthy skin

Best foods to eat for healthy skin

April 6, 2021

What to Eat for Healthy Skin There are so many things that can go wrong with the skin: dryness, redness, blemishes, etc. Healthy skin is a reflection of internal health. There are many creams and cosmetics to put on top of your skin. But, there are also lots of things you can do to nourish…

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SAD treatments in Bothell

Say So Long to SAD

October 20, 2020

What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a condition believed to be linked to a lack of sunlight where the individual experiences mood changes and emotions similar to depression. SAD occurs mostly in the Fall and Winter months when there is less sunlight exposure, more common in the PNW. It’s found that…

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Curb depression with acupuncture

3 Ways to Holistically Curb Depression

September 20, 2020

3 Ways to Holistically Curb Depression Many people suffer from depression at some point in their lives. It can be triggered by unexpected events like the loss of a pet, the death of a loved one, a relationship ending, or even changing seasons like here in the PNW during fall and winter. There are ways…

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Parsley for health and spring detox

Recipe: Spring Parsley Pesto

July 24, 2020

{Recipe}: Spring Parsley Pesto With March comes the promise of sunnier, warmer days, inspiring many people to get outside and into the woods, parks or whatever green spaces their town has to offer. Unfortunately, for many people the arrival of spring also means another round of seasonal allergies and the accompanying symptoms. Many people suffer…

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Beat Fatigue with better sleep

Easy Ways to Beat Fatigue…Naturally!

April 6, 2020

Easy Ways to Beat Fatigue…Naturally! Do you suffer from low energy aka fatigue? Most of us do at some point in our lives. What exactly is fatigue, anyway? Fatigue is defined by the inability to initiate activity, lower overall energy levels, and even poor mood or concentration. Common causes of fatigue can be poor sleep,…

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How we can help lower chronic inflammation

Should I be concerned about inflammation?

April 4, 2020

What is inflammation…and should you be concerned? Inflammation has is a trending topic in the health & wellness world lately, and for good reason… What is inflammation, exactly? Inflammation is our bodies natural immune response to repair and rejuvenation in cases of trauma or infection. We need inflammation as it shows us our immune system…

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Anti-aging hacks

Try these simple anti-aging hacks

April 1, 2020

Simple Anti-aging Hacks Aging is a natural part of life. By definition it “is the gradual deterioration of functional characteristics.” However, we all will age but each person’s aging process will look different. That said, if you’re motivated to live a full and healthy life as you age, then you might have to make some…

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Best self-care tips this fall

Best Tips for Self-Care This Fall

September 27, 2019

Best Self-Care Tips for Fall in Seattle Fall is a favorite season for many people (including me). The weather starts getting a little cooler, things are beginning to slow down and preparations for the holidays are in full swing. For many others, fall is not so festive. Up in the Pacific Northwest, we have what…

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