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Our Specialties

At Seattle Family Acupuncture we practice Traditional Chinese Medicine, sometimes referred to as TCM.  Our special focus is on Women’s Health, and Men’s and Women’s fertility; including complementary treatment for clients undergoing ART.  We also provide care during pregnancy and after childbirth.

We understand that our patients wish to use the latest technologies and diagnostic techniques of modern medicine, but also want to benefit from what TCM, an ancient but living tradition, can offer.  This approach arises from our desire to meet the needs of patients by drawing from the core strengths of each Medicine.

Our individualized treatment plans marry Western medicine with acupuncture and herbs to create a comprehensive, sophisticated health plan, customized for each individual or couple.

See our FAQ for more in-depth information about how TCM works, or Contact Us to speak with our Acupuncturist about starting your unique treatment plan.

Seattle Family Acupuncture
5420 B Barnes Ave NW SeattleWA98117 USA 
 • 206-706-3916
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When Should I Start Acupuncture for Fertility?

Acupuncture and herbs are a process-oriented form of treatment that work best when started in advance of trying to conceive.  Acupuncture treatments and herbs should ideally be started 3-4 months before insemination.

This treatment time frame allows your Acupuncturist-Herbalist to assess your overall state of health and define a treatment plan that will address any underlying health conditions to increase conception and  successful full-term birth.

The Acupuncturists at Seattle Family Acupuncture are licensed Herbalists with over ten years’ experience incorporating both Acupuncture and Herbs into effective fertility support both prior to and during ART.

Our patients consistently share with us that Acupuncture greatly increases their sense of well-being and reduces stress and anxiety that can be associated with fertility issues.

 

 

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Effectiveness of Acupuncture

At Seattle Family Acupuncture we practice Traditional Chinese Medicine, sometimes referred to as TCM.

Acupuncture may be somewhat new to many people in the United States, but Acupuncture is an essential part of traditional Oriental medicine, a system of medicine with a clinical history of over 2500 years.

The World Health Organization, National Institute for Health and a growing body of clinical studies show that Acupuncture can be effective in treating a variety of fertility issues and can provide great results for those whose treatment involves Assisted Reproductive Technology, such as
• Gynecological and fertility disorders
• Anxiety and stress during treatment for fertility issues
• Discomfort during ART procedures
• Side effects of fertility drugs
• Morning Sickness

Chinese herbs are natural substances that are prescribed carefully and tailored for each individual. Integrating herbs with acupuncture can optimize and accelerate the treatment plan.

See our FAQ for more in-depth information about how TCM works, or Contact Us to speak with our lead Acupuncturist about starting your unique treatment plan.

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Congratulations, Johanna!

Our practice was delighted to find that Johanna was selected a Top Acupuncturist again in 2014. In its 14th year, Seattle Met’s recognition program asks Medical providers who they would refer their loved ones for medical care. 1,300 providers responded, nominating over 13,000 of their fellow providers.

Johanna joins SRM Doctors Nancy Klein and Lynn Davis receiving the recognition from their peers.

For a full list of Providers who received this recognition go to Seattle Met magazine.

Congratulations!

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Autumn’s Delights

Summer is a wonderful season, and many of us don’t look forward to the short days that Autumn brings. But Autumn contains its own delights.

After the vibrancy and activity of Summer, Autumn offers us a chance to slow down a bit and recharge.  Many of us find we get more sleep in the Autumn and may have to begin using our Alarm clocks to get out of bed in the dark hours of the morning.  Now the focus turns to keeping healthy and enjoying family and holidays.

Take time to savor the slower pace that Autumn can bring, drink in the Fall colors as leaves turn color.  Consider adding herbal formulas to keep energy strong and prevent seasonal illnesses.  Whole Foods, PCC, Super Supplements and grocery chains carry herbal products to maintain energy and boost your immune system this season and into the Winter.

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Celebrating our Tenth Anniversary!

This year, Seattle Family Acupuncture celebrates a major milestone. 2014 marks ten years of partnership between Seattle Family Acupuncture and Seattle Reproductive Medicine.  It’s been an honor serving the communities in Seattle, all of Washington and the Western States.  Our mission is to support people in growing their families and enjoying optimal health.

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