Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, Qi Gong in Bellingham

Matt Van Dyke, L.Ac. EAMP

 

My Mission is to provide quality health care, and to empower the individual to tap into their own healing potential by providing tools for health and well-being.

 

Areas of focus include Life Enhancement and Longevity, Maximizing Human Potential, Pain Management, and EENT diseases.  Modalities include Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, Qi Gong prescriptions, in addition to Lifestyle Modification.  Read more about me…

I am a preferred provider for Kaiser HMO, PPO, Aetna, Healthways, Premera, First Choice Health Network, Regence, Lifewise, and others not listed here.  I offer a prompt pay at time of service discount.  Schedule now…

How to Stay Healthy As Winter Changes to Spring

For most people, the change of seasons from winter to spring is something to look forward to. But it also means a time when people tend to get sick or seasonal allergies start to flare up. This can make things miserable for a lot of people. As the weather fluctuates between freezing cold and warmer, sunnier days, it

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Food Color and Nutrition

In Chinese medical theory, food is considered medicine. Food has qualities and functions biochemically and energetically that target specific organs. Not only that, but the action a particular food takes to benefit that organ in terms of taste, color and temperature is what is included in Five Element theory. Food has a relationship to both the natural elements

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Moxibustion and Dysmenorrhea

A study conducted by Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has determined that the use of moxibustion at specific days during a woman’s menstrual cycle can decrease pain associated with menstruation. Dysmenorrhea or painful menstruation is a big problem for many women. This study used moxibustion, an accessory modality of TCM, to treat the pain associated with menstruation. The

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