Acupuncture In Seattle

Michele Halfhill, L.ac.

Are you looking for a path to healing?  Acupuncture is one of the most respected alternative medicine therapies in the United States.  Throughout history, more people have likely been treated by Oriental Medicine than by any other form of health care.  With either specific health complaints or desiring greater balance of body and mind, Americans are discovering that acupuncture is effective and free of the side-effects common to modern medicine.

Please explore this website to learn more about acupuncture and my practice.  Arrange your appointment by contacting me at my office, over the phone, or via email.  Start on your path to health!

The Shen Mind Connection

Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at things differently and while it may be a little confusing, there is usually some common ground that can be found upon examination and explanation. One such area is the idea of the mind. The mind in Traditional Chinese Medicine is commonly referred to as the shen.

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Physical Aspects Related to The Lungs

In the world of Traditional Chinese medicine, the lung is probably the organ whose TCM functions overlap the most with its Western functions. Respiration, the immune system and the skin are all systems heavily influenced by the lung, both in acupuncture and in Western medicine.

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Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs

As an acupuncturist, I am constantly assessing. Before my patients answer a single question, I am taking in cues as to what types of imbalances might be going on. In five-element acupuncture, the five major organ systems are the kidney, liver, lung, heart and spleen. When any of these systems are out of balance, certain physical, mental and

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