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.

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.

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Physical Aspects Related to The Lungs

In the world of Traditional Chinese medicine, the lung is probably the organ whose TCM functions overlap the most with its Western functions. Respiration, the immune system and the skin are all systems heavily influenced by the lung, both in acupuncture and in Western medicine.

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Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs

As an acupuncturist, I am constantly assessing. Before my patients answer a single question, I am taking in cues as to what types of imbalances might be going on. In five-element acupuncture, the five major organ systems are the kidney, liver, lung, heart and spleen. When any of these systems are out of balance, certain physical, mental and

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