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Acupuncture for tension headaches

Acupuncture for the prevention of tension headaches

April 1, 2017

{Research Update}: Acupuncture for the prevention of tension headaches Can acupuncture help relieve tension headaches? Let’s see what the research says. A 2016 research study published by the Cochrane Library concluded a course of six acupuncture treatments can be a viable option in the treatment of tension-type headaches. According to the study, participants treated with…

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Meridian Point for Winter

The main “point” for Winter: Large Intestine 4

December 13, 2016

Meridian Point for Winter: Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential points in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as…

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Acupuncture and Immune System

3 Points to Alleviate Dampness

October 30, 2016

3 Points to Alleviate Dampness Nobody wants to be damp. Especially, living in the Pacific Northwest, we know what constant rain and gloominess can do to us. This excess moisture in the environment can actually impact our health inside and out. When dampness occurs it is imperative that you solve the issue, the body should…

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Acupuncture 101 Top reasons to try acupuncture

7 Reasons to Seek Out Acupuncture

October 3, 2016

Do you ever feel your life’s a ride that won’t ever stop? How many nights do you wait for Mr. Sandman to magically appear? How often do you truly take time for yourself? Do you have aches and pains almost daily? Are over-the-counter or prescription medications controlling your life? When was the last time you…

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Migraine headache and IBS

Are Migraines Linked to IBS?

April 26, 2016

Migraines and IBS: What you need to know Why is it that stress, anxiety, and even depression are often associated with digestive issues? The brain-gut connection is real, and the link between IBS and stress was discussed in a previous blog post. But what about the association between migraines and digestive issues? Is there a…

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Asthma and migraine connection

Asthma and migraine connection: A new study explains

December 28, 2015

Asthma May Double Chronic Migraine Risk Is there an asthma and migraine connection? A new study published this month in the journal Headache, finds that a link might exist. The study looked at discovering whether people with asthma who experienced episodic migraines were more likely to experience chronic migraines as well. Both asthma and migraines are…

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Migraine triggers

Migraine Triggers: Stopping the flares

October 1, 2015

Migraine triggers, the key to The Migraine Fix The statistics are astounding. As many as 14 million people experience chronic daily headaches, and of those, 90% report that migraines interfere with their daily lives and ability to do their jobs, and contribute to other health issues, like depression and anxiety (Foundation, 2015). Interestingly, only about…

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migraines and natural treatments

Migraine Treatment: Is There a Point for That?

September 26, 2015

Acupuncture for Migraine Treatment? The basics If you are one of the many migraine sufferers out there, know that there is hope for relief! Acupuncture is a therapeutic tool that has been proven to be an effective and long-term solution to end the migraine flare cycle. Most people tend to seek alternative treatments once they…

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Natural headache treatment in bothell

Acupuncture Outperforms Drugs in the Treatment of Headaches

February 26, 2015

Acupuncture for the treatment of headaches: Suffer from headaches? Most people report daily headaches that often lead to missed work, poor sleep, and low energy. It is time to get relief and find the root cause for the treatment of headaches. Understanding tension headaches Tension headaches are just that. Headaches that are triggered by muscle…

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