5 Element Acupuncture In Bellevue & Seattle

Renee Benedict, EAMP

East Asian Medicine and Medical Qigong have been used in East Asian countries for centuries as a means of maintaining a healthy body, mind and spirit. In addition to bringing relief to people experiencing health issues, Acupuncture and Qigong bring a sense of balance so you may feel more grounded and supported in your life.

When your body is healthy and strong, you can move smoothly within your world, accomplishing the goals you have set for yourself. When your mind is healthy, you are able to think clearly and organize your thoughts and actions. When you have a healthy spirit, you are happy and confident in your daily life.

In order to have a healthy mind, body and spirit, it is important to have balance within your entire being. Acupuncture and Medical Qigong assists in bringing this balance to your whole being, allowing you to live a full, vital life

When utilizing Five Element Acupuncture and Five Element Qigong movements, the body, mind and spirit is brought into harmony with nature, and health and vitality is renewed and invigorated.

Fighting Flu Season with Acupuncture

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While the flu is actually not a season, we have become programmed to think of it as the months of November through March. On average, the flu hospitalizes thousands every year, especially the young and elderly. There are also a number of deaths related to the flu, mostly due to people already having compromised immune systems.

The flu, also known

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Going Deeper: The Kidneys

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The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function, but also mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. Let’s explore the kidneys.

The kidney element in Chinese medicine governs water and is associated with the season of winter, where the energies are

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Meridian Point for Winter: Large Intestine 4

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Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential points in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as the depression where the index finger and thumb bones

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