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.

It’s All In Your Head: Headaches and TCM

There are four main types of headache: tension, cluster, sinus and migraine. And, there are varying triggers for these headaches, such as food, stress, hormones, dehydration and weather. Fortunately, eliminating the triggers and finding natural ways to prevent and help an ongoing headache are possible.

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Acupuncture for Harnessing Willpower

Ever had one of those days or weeks where you just can’t pull yourself out of bed in the morning? Or perhaps you just can’t say “No!” to the dessert tray. Regardless of the activity, willpower is what keeps some people disciplined. But it doesn’t make you a bad person if you have dessert with every meal, buy

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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

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