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!

TCM and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is a form of depression that affects people all throughout the world. Most commonly experienced during fall and winter months, the symptoms of SAD include depression, hypersomnia, lethargy, difficulty concentrating, negative thoughts and decreased social interaction. Higher levels of anxiety are experienced at the end of the summer season as those

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Walnuts and Your Brain

Many people like to add walnuts to food to add some zest and a little crunchy kick, but walnuts are much more than a flavor additive, as they are chock full of healthy properties and have been used in Asia as an overall health tonic and brain booster for years. Let’s take a nutty look at walnuts.    

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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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