Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine In shoreline, WA

Welcome to the practice of George Whiteside MS, EAMP

Since 1992, George Whiteside, MS, EAMP has helped patients return to an active and energized life, naturally.  George now offers the full spectrum of techniques within the system of East Asian Medicine (EAM).  EAM is a holistic body of medicine theory applied through many modalities including Acupuncture, Massage, Health Education, Botanical Medicine and more.

East Asian Medicine

EAM is founded on the idea that good health depends on maintaining the proper balance of systems throughout the body.  With the stresses of our modern lives, it is often challenging to maintain balance.  The many techniques employed within this system are used to correct imbalances, encouraging the body to return to full health and well being naturally.  While this medicine is best known in the US for treating pain, it has been used traditionally to help with ailments of all kinds.  After a thorough initial intake, George provides the combination of therapies that will best suit your goals.

Eating According to TCM: Five Foods for Spring

Spring is a time of renewal, regeneration, growth and energy. The plants and animals awaken from the slumber of the cold winter months. The vital nutrients that have been stored in the roots of the plants and the bodies of the animals, comes to the surface and life becomes more vibrant and fluid. Human beings are no different. Humans

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Five Acupuncture Points for Spring

Spring is the season of growth, regeneration, increased activity and new beginnings. During the season of spring, people experience many changes. Allergies, high blood pressure, headaches, sinus pain and congestion, anger, irritation and tendon problems are just some of the issues common to the spring months. Many of these problems can be attributed to increased wind in the environment.

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Mental/Emotional Aspects of The Heart

The major responsibility of the heart in TCM is housing the mind and controlling the shen. “Shen” can be seen as the overall healthiness of the mind. When you look at a healthy person in good spirits, you know how you can see that in their eyes? There is a certain bright clarity and sense of health that shines

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