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About Turning Point Wellness |Austin Acupuncture and Nutrition Specialist

Hey everybody! My name is Melanie Irvine- I'm a Licensed Acupuncturist and specialist in Natural Nutrition and Dietary Therapy in Austin, Tx. I've always felt like the relationship between a health-care provider and their patient should be just that- a relationship. I get to know you, you get to know me and we work together as a team to generate total health and well-being for you and your body. Click any of the links at the top of the page to visit my full website and to find my contact information.

Acupuncture for Common Cold, Flu and Allergies | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

 As most of you have probably noticed, we are smack dab in the middle of the Cold and Flu season- and it’s shaping up to be a bad one this year.  As an added bonus for those of us living … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Turning Point Acupuncture:
A common question asked by my Acupuncture patients is, “What can I do to prevent cancer?”  It’s not a simple answer, but there are a number of things that you can do which have…

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How does acupuncture work? |Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

As an Acupuncturist in this country, I’m starting to see a lot less apprehension from new patients as they enter my clinic these days.  Year after year, surveys continue to show dramatic increases in the numbers of patients confidently entering … Continue reading

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The Symptoms Are Not The Problem | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Picture this:  A person goes to see their family physician for a pain syndrome.  The physician tells the patient, “There are 3 stages of pain.  In the 1st stage, the pain is just enough to catch your attention.  In the … Continue reading

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What You NEED to Know About Blood Sugar and Insulin | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

In the last 300 years, the American diet has gone through a lot of changes.  Our foods used to be nutrient dense, home-grown and organic – not because we knew any better, but just because that’s the way it was.  … Continue reading

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Acupuncture For IBS And Other Digestive Disorders | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Happy National IBS Awareness Month!!!  Yup, that’s right, April is not only the time for beautiful weather, spring flower blooms, and Easter celebration, it is also the time to reconsider your bowel health- YAY!  It also happens to be National … Continue reading

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Five Reasons to Consider Acupuncture | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Written by Chris Titus and re-posted with permission from ChrisMartenson.com In recent years, Oriental medicine has been growing in popularity, forcing many in the Western medical community to sit up and take notice. Fifteen years ago, if you asked your … Continue reading

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The Top 3 Supplements To Support Long-Term Health | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Americans are now spending more than $17 billion a year on supplements for health and wellness.  Many people have no idea if they should be taking something, what they should be taking, why the should taking it, or whether or … Continue reading

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Natural Ways To Boost Your Immune System During The Cold And Flu Season | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Yup, it’s that time of year my friends- the time for holiday shopping, over eating and, in case you haven’t noticed, the return of the Cold and Flu season.  Before you go pumping a bunch of unnecessary, largely ineffective and … Continue reading

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Are You Taking The Right Vitamin Supplements? | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Americans are now spending more than $17 billion a year on supplements for health and wellness.  Strangely enough, the rates of many forms of chronic disease have not changed, while the rates of many others have actually increased.  Why is … Continue reading

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