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Mother’s Day Promotion Through May 31st

Posted in Acupuncture, Wellness

      RECEIVE A FREE ADD-ON UPGRADE WITH ANY TREATMENT! For a limited time, receive a free add-on upgrade with any treatment at Merulli Acupuncture. (Value $10-$15). Choose from Collagen Eye Treatment, Moisturizing Hand Treatment, or Signature Scalp Massage. Celebrate Spring, Mother’s Day and the Season of Renewal. Treat yourself or give a gift… Continue Reading

Fall Pumpkin Curry Soup

Posted in Recipes & Nutrition, Uncategorized, Wellness

The health benefits of pumpkin are numerous:   High fiber keeps you fuller longer, aiding weight loss Rich in L-Tryptophan, which promotes better sleep and also helps with depression and mood. High in potassium Antioxidants protect skin Vitamin A improves vision, nourishes skin and bones. Aids in digestion Reduces phlegm       NOURISHING PUMPKIN… Continue Reading

Cupping Special Through Fall 2016!!!

Posted in Acupuncture, Wellness

Receive a free Merulli Signature Scalp Massage when you book your cupping session by 10/31/16.     Cupping is an ancient East Asian medical procedure that has immediate health benefits.  Specialized glass cups are placed on acupuncture points along the back corresponding to the organ systems.  This invigorating treatment feels amazing and is very relaxing… Continue Reading

Mudra: Make A Fist, Heal Your Emotions

Posted in Meditation, Wellness

Mudra is a Sanskrit term for gesture, mark or seal and is used in yoga, meditation and other types of healing. There are numerous mudras, each with a specific purpose and benefit.  As a perpetual student of Eastern Medicine and energy healing, I feel its important to reference the similarities of these sciences. In Chinese… Continue Reading

Shirodhara New Service At Merulli Acupuncture

Posted in Meditation, Wellness

  Special offer for you:  Schedule your Shirodhara session by February 29th and receive $25 off  Book Now     I’m excited to offer Shirodhara to my patients. Shirodhara is a deeply nourishing Ayurvedic treatment that calms the body and mind.   Benefits of Shirodhara:   Reduces headaches, fatigue, stress, anxiety, and irritability Leaves your… Continue Reading

New Service!

Posted in Meditation, Wellness

  Introducing a new service at Merulli Acupuncture: The Express Acupuncture Treatment.  Enjoy an abbreviated treatment for the perfect “pick me up”.  Take a break and perk up your day with a quick and effective boost.  This wellness treatment focuses on relaxation of your body and mind so you can return to your day refreshed… Continue Reading

It’s spring allergy season-in full bloom!

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Most people are surprised to learn that acupuncture works for seasonal allergies. By strengthening the body’s immune mechanism it can process the offending allergens out more efficiently. And acupuncture, unlike allergy medications does not mask symptoms or have unpleasant side effects. While taking allergy medication to survive daily life is sometimes necessary, acupuncture treatments have… Continue Reading

10 DIY Tips For Allergies

Posted in Wellness

This year has had effected my patients’ allergies more than the last 2 years.  There seems to be a new pollen or allergen blooming every 2 weeks in the Puget Sound. I’ve prepared a list of Do It Yourself Allergy tips to help survive the allergy season.  These will also complement your acupuncture treatments. 1…. Continue Reading

Understanding Ebola

Posted in Research, Wellness

Most of us are quite concerned and upset about Ebola and there is a quite a bit of fear spreading along with the virus.   The Washington Department of Health has a resource page for learning about Ebola, the risk factors, and how to protect yourself. A few things you can find on the webpage include… Continue Reading

Group Health PPO Network Expansion Starts Jan 1, 2014.

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Merulli Acupuncture is pleased to announce the addition of Group Health PPO plans to the Seattle Clinic.  Access PPO, Options PPO starting Jan. 1, 2014, expands access to contracted providers and offers enhanced benefits when members use providers within designated care systems. Questions about coverage? Please call my office 206-388-3349; I’m happy to check if… Continue Reading

Acupuncture Reduces Cancer Pain – Univ. of Maryland Study

Posted in Research, Wellness

By HealthCMi: Acupuncture relieves cancer pain due to medication side effects according to new research conducted at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. Treatment for multiple myeloma (MM), cancer of plasma cells that affects bone marrow, is treated with the pharmaceutical drug bortezomib. Peripheral neuropathy, damage to peripheral nerves, is a common… Continue Reading

5 Tips To Improve Your Brain Health And Leadership Skills

Posted in Recipes & Nutrition, Wellness

Dr Amen’s article provides easy tips to improve your brain function and overall health and well being. By Daniel Amen M.D. Life Balance / Well-Being Develop a Leader’s Mind Five Essentials from Brain Expert Daniel Amen, M.D. Brains rule the world. They run the stock market, huge corporations, the mom-and-pop shops down the street. Your… Continue Reading

Dear Insomniacs, Stop Worrying About It!

Posted in Research, Wellness

History suggests sleeping in segments may be more natural and better for us.  The key is getting your bedroom as dark as possible and avoiding computers, smart phones and other light sources right before bedtime.  So enjoy the quiet and peace in the middle of the night…our ancestors did. The myth of the eight-hour sleep… Continue Reading

A new study finds that people who eat chocolate several times a week are actually leaner than people who don’t eat chocolate regularly.

Posted in Recipes & Nutrition, Research, Uncategorized, Wellness

This article below by Allison Aubrey is excellent, and not just because it justifies my daily indulgence in theobromine, the primary alkaloid in cocoa and chocolate.  Personally, I find chocolate to be great for stress and curbing the appetite for unhealthy foods.  I used to love chocolate chip cookies, but now I cut out the… Continue Reading

Acupuncture Effects Brainwaves

Posted in Meditation, Research, Uncategorized, Wellness

This article illustrates the effects of acupuncture on brainwaves. These two points when combined with Pericardium 6 are known as the Buddha triangle and are deeply calming and centering. I use this treatment frequently when helping my patients deal with stress, anxiety, insomnia and depression. The treatment helps the person feel calm but also enables… Continue Reading