Traditional Chinese Medicine

Proud Sponsor of RESOLVE

Proud Sponsor of RESOLVE

Acupuncture Northwest & Associates is the proud sponsor of the Seattle chapter of RESOLVE, the national infertility support group, for 2018!  Come out to a meeting! Here's some information from their website: "We meet the fourth Wednesday of each month at...

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Fertility Enhancement with Chinese Herbal Medicine

Fertility Enhancement with Chinese Herbal Medicine

For thousands of years, Chinese herbs have helped couples have healthy babies. In 3494 BCE, Emperor Shen Nung began experimenting with herbs and recording valuable information on their medicinal properties. Over the next 5000 years, herbal practitioners contributed to Nung’s...

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July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month!

July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month!

Many of us know or have loved ones with a cleft lip or palate. I, myself, have a cleft lip; my mother as well. In utero, the lip forms between the fourth and seventh weeks of pregnancy, the palate during the...

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Stephanie And Dr. Shahine Radio Interview

Stephanie And Dr. Shahine Radio Interview

Listen to Lora and Stephanie speak about recurrent miscarriage when they were interviewed by Kate Daniels of the radio show, Inspirational Women. They discuss Lora’s new book, Not Broken, An Approachable Guide to Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss and the concept...

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Seattle Top Doc!

Seattle Top Doc!

Congratulations to Stephanie Gianarelli and Matt Ferguson for being recognized by their peers in the medical community as a Seattle Top Doc for East Asian Medicine!

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May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month

May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month

Preeclampsia is fancy word for high blood pressure during pregnancy. Many women have normal blood pressure when not pregnant, but develop high blood pressure and protein in the urine after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Symptoms may include: High blood pressure (greater than...

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Tell me about your sleep...

Tell me about your sleep...

If you have ever been to see an Acupuncturist or Chinese Herbalist, you know that we always want to know all about your sleep. We want to know if you fall asleep easily or if you spend hours lying in...

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What Can You Do About Those Pesky Allergies?!

What Can You Do About Those Pesky Allergies?!

In TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), allergies are due to both external and internal influences. What does this mean? Sneezing, post-nasal drip, and itchy eyes are a perfect storm created by the external influence of an allergen, like pollen, mixed with...

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The ART of Infertility Show

The ART of Infertility Show

It was a great run! Thanks ART of Infertility for coming to Seattle. The ART of Infertility in Seattle: April 1 – 30, 2017 A month long art show inspired by the struggle of infertility. Sponsored by Acupuncture Northwest

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Integrative Fertility Symposium!

Integrative Fertility Symposium!

Julie and Stephanie (and Dr. Shahine of Pacific NW Fertility) are attending the Integrative Fertility Symposium in Vancouver, BC this weekend! Learning and talking to colleagues about Chinese medicine and fertility has been an invigorating experience. We always learn so...

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