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.

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

Continue reading

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.    

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading