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Anti-inflammatory Diet to Help Control Pain

Anti inflammatory diet for pain relief

Using Food as Medicine: Anti-inflammatory Lifestyle As you probably know by now, eating certain foods can lead to poor health. Why is that? Food is essential to life but eating certain foods can promote inflammation, weight gain, and increase pain. Let’s go back to the basics and eat with intention. Food is medicine. Even in…

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What exactly is metabolism?

What is metabolism

Metabolism 101 This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days.   You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight. But what exactly does this all mean?   Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body. It’s how you take in nutrients…

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What to expect at your first acupuncture treatment

Acupuncture 101: What will happen during the first appointment? Your first appointment will be an office visit consult, this will take 15-30 minutes. At this point we will determine if we are a good fit to help you and create an individualized treatment plan. In most cases we will be able to get you in for…

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Pain Relief Project: Year in Review

Pain relief for everyone serving those in the greater seattle area and Bothell, WA

Your Starting Point to Health: Pain Relief Project Welcome 2019! We are so excited to celebrate serving Bothell and the Greater Seattle area for one year! This year has been so fun, challenging, and exciting. Why did we form The Pain Relief Project? I realized that there had been many changes in regard to healthcare…

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Are headaches controlling your life? Learn how to ease the pain

Headaches

IT’S ALL IN YOUR HEAD: HEADACHE PREVENTION AND ACUPUNCTURE There are four main types of headache: tension, cluster, sinus and migraine. And, there are varying triggers for these headaches, such as food, stress, hormones, dehydration and weather. Fortunately, eliminating the triggers and finding natural ways to prevent and help an ongoing headache are possible. Tension:…

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Acupuncture and Pain Management

Research Update: Acupuncture and Pain Management A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine examined how acupuncture can be used to treat low back pain. The researchers looked at multiple trials to determine that acupuncture shows great promise in relieving chronic low back pain. The trials were inconclusive about acupuncture for acute low back…

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Acupuncture and Pain Management for Greater Seattle Area

Acupuncture and pain

Acupuncture and Pain Management: What does the research say?   A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine examined how acupuncture can be used to treat low back pain. The researchers looked at multiple trials to determine that acupuncture shows great promise in relieving chronic low back pain. The trials were inconclusive about acupuncture…

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Are you getting enough water? Prevent disease through hydration

Dehydration

Dehydration and Disease – When Not Drinking Enough Can Lead to Bad Health Our bodies need plenty of water to be able to function properly, which isn’t too surprising when you consider that so much of it is made up of water. We lose water every day every time we breath, sweat, go to the…

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How lack of sleep can cause poor health and how to fix it

Sleep

Does sleep impact pain levels?! Let’s explore how lack of sleep can cause poor health Sleep is one of the best things you can do from a self care perspective but it’s also one of the areas that is most likely to be neglected.  The recommended amount of shut eye is eight hours a night…

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Acupuncture for Wellness

Acupuncture for Wellness Should I get acupuncture if I’m not sick? This is a question people often ask. For more than 2,500 years practitioners of acupuncture & Oriental medicine (OM) have emphasized the importance of preventative medicine rather than waiting until disease begins. Yang-sheng is the preventative branch of OM, yang-sheng means to ‘nourish life’.…

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