lifestyle

Acupuncture can help you quit smoking

Ready to quit smoking? We can help!

November 13, 2020

Acupuncture can help you quit smoking Acupuncture has been used to treat addiction for many years. Curbing addiction, specifically when it comes to smoking, is not something that can be done overnight (often referred to as “quitting cold turkey”). During the journey of quitting, there will be times when you think you won’t be able…

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Foods for anxiety

Best foods to help you overcome anxiety and depression

November 11, 2020

Foods to help you overcome anxiety and depression Did you know that eating healthier foods gives you a better chance to reduce your anxiety and depressive symptoms? Eating a diet of processed food does more harm to your body due to the fact that those foods may be high in sugars and fats. Additionally, it’s…

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Mood Food for mental health

Mood Food: What to eat to curb depression

August 9, 2020

Mood Food: Using food as medicine to help depression Many have heard the question posed what came first, the chicken or the egg? But how does that concept apply to depression? It’s well-known that when we’re depressed, our motivation and interest in maintaining a healthy and balanced diet subsides in the same way our energy…

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healthy diets for optimal living

Are Crash Diets Dangerous for Your Health?

August 6, 2020

How Crash Diets Can Affect Your Health Ever been tempted to go on a really strict diet to drop some pounds quickly? Sure, you might drop a dress size or two pretty quickly but this can come at a big cost. Intense diets that significantly restrict your calorie intake may lead to some weight loss…

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Acupuncture for IBS

Can acupuncture help with IBS?

June 13, 2020

Grab Dr. Ellie’s IBS Helpsheet for FREE! What does the research say about acupuncture and IBS?   IBS Relief: Research Update In a recent study published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology, researchers conducted a meta-analysis of six randomized, placebo-controlled, clinical trials and found acupuncture had a statistically significant, positive effect on IBS symptoms. The…

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keep up being productive with these tips

13 Ways To Be More Productive Every Day

April 10, 2020

13 Ways To Be More Productive Every Day First, you must decide what productivity means to you. Is it “working on your to-do list?” GSD aka “getting stuff done” Multi-tasking? Productivity is defined as “The state or quality of producing something; the effectiveness of productive effort.” So, you’ve got to prioritize achieving results ahead of…

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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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Telehealth and Telemedicine visits

Telehealth: Wellness anytime, anywhere

March 17, 2020

Telehealth: Virtual wellness The last few weeks have been very interesting with the self-quarantine mandates in the PNW. Starting Point Acupuncture has made some new clinic additions to be able to continue patient’s treatment plans and expand wellness, even in the comfort of your home! Introducing Telehealth aka Telemedicine or virtual consults. Did you know…

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Benefits of drinking green smoothies

Have you had your Green Smoothie today?

January 21, 2020

Did you know there is a National Green Smoothie and Juice Day? Let’s explore some benefits and recipes!   One of the main benefits of adding in some green smoothie and juice into your diet is that it is an easy way to get more veggies and greens in! To get the full health benefit…

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Acupuncture can help IVF

How Acupuncture can help IVF Outcomes

November 20, 2019

Acupuncture and IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 1.6 percent of all infants born annually in the United States are conceived using assisted reproductive technology or in vitro fertilization (IVF). IVF is big business and it is not cheap. The average cost of an IVF cycle costs $12,000, and…

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