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!

How to Stay Healthy As Winter Changes to Spring

For most people, the change of seasons from winter to spring is something to look forward to. But it also means a time when people tend to get sick or seasonal allergies start to flare up. This can make things miserable for a lot of people. As the weather fluctuates between freezing cold and warmer, sunnier days, it

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Food Color and Nutrition

In Chinese medical theory, food is considered medicine. Food has qualities and functions biochemically and energetically that target specific organs. Not only that, but the action a particular food takes to benefit that organ in terms of taste, color and temperature is what is included in Five Element theory. Food has a relationship to both the natural elements

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Moxibustion and Dysmenorrhea

A study conducted by Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has determined that the use of moxibustion at specific days during a woman’s menstrual cycle can decrease pain associated with menstruation. Dysmenorrhea or painful menstruation is a big problem for many women. This study used moxibustion, an accessory modality of TCM, to treat the pain associated with menstruation. The

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