New Service!

  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 … More New Service!

Easy Pho

  I was introduced to my first steamy bowl of Pho while I was in massage school in the winter of 1998.  I was intrigued by the mysterious subtle spices that I couldn’t quite place.  I began experimenting with any recipe I could find and came up with this express version.  Traditional Pho is an … More Easy Pho

It’s spring allergy season-in full bloom!

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 … More It’s spring allergy season-in full bloom!

Understanding Ebola

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 … More Understanding Ebola

Sitting For Two Hours Is The Equivalent Of Smoking Two Cigarettes

  We really weren’t made to sit for long periods of time. Sitting causes pain in your body and increases your risk of diabetes and heart disease.  See this article by Maureen O’Hagan. Catena, who is starting a new Gait and Posture Biomechanics lab at WSU, said that as counterintuitive as it may sound, sitting puts more … More Sitting For Two Hours Is The Equivalent Of Smoking Two Cigarettes

Group Health PPO Network Expansion Starts Jan 1, 2014.

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 … More Group Health PPO Network Expansion Starts Jan 1, 2014.

Asparagus Lowers Blood Pressure-Research Shows

Asparagus lowers blood pressure.  Modern research supports the wisdom of ancient Chinese Medicine.  To encourage you to take advantage of the seasonal bounty, I’ve included a quick and easy recipe below. Asparagus Reduces High Blood Pressure – New Discovery 13 May 2013 By Health CMI News New research concludes that dietary intake of asparagus lowers … More Asparagus Lowers Blood Pressure-Research Shows