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Author: Dr. Noah Rubinstein, DACM, L.Ac

Treating the Sexual Side Effects of Medication with Chinese medicine

Sexual desire and function are common concerns for our patients at the YinOva Center. In our experience, the causes of sexual dysfunction for both men and women can be caused by biological factors (age, constitution, etc.) or can be the result of prescription medication use. Thankfully, the latter can be very treatable.

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How to Vaccinate Your Child, Safely

Here at YinOva we work hand-in-hand with MDs every day and our aim is to help our patients get the best of both worlds by combining biomedical care with Chinese medicine in an effective way.  As a practitioner who treats lots of children, I’m only too aware that parents worry about making the right choice […]

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The Year of the Rooster

Congratulations! If you are reading this, it means that you made it through the Year of the Monkey, which for many people was a bit of a rollercoaster. As I said in my interview with Well+Good last year, monkey years have specific challenges that require us to deal with a volatile and changing landscape. We certainly experienced […]

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3 Things You Didn’t Know About Ginger

Whether you prefer your ginger in candy, tea, or your food, there are plenty of ways to integrate this incredible herb into your life.

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Buzz In Your Ear

Since the 1980’s, ear acupuncture (also known as auriculotherapy) has been widely used in addition to whole body acupuncture treatments. Ear acupuncture is particularly great at treating many types of addictions – for everything from drugs to smoking, eating disorders & gambling. But the power of ear acupuncture goes far beyond just treating behavioral problems.

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You Are What You Eat: The Many Colors of Prostate Health

Everyone knows that eating well helps to improve vitality and head off illness.  When it comes to specific conditions like prostate cancer, the food choices we make over the years can lessen the chances that disease will take root. One way to make sure that your diet has a broad range of cancer fighting nutrients […]

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How to Keep a Healthy Testosterone Balance

When we hear about testosterone, it is often because we catch whiff of a scandal involving some athlete or celebrity who has been caught juicing (the use of performance enhancing drugs). If we think a little closer to home, a more realistic way of hearing about testosterone levels is when we start to see the signs […]

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Continuing Education at YinOva

At YinOva we’re proud of our commitment to continuing education. We regularly bring teachers into our center from around the country to train our team and keep our knowledge current and our practice vibrant. Our in-house training program is an example of our commitment to provide our patients with the best care possible and our […]

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The neti pot: Natural sinus relief

Here’s a term you don’t hear every day: Nasal irrigation.  If you are familiar with it, you have probably heard of neti pots, and you may be one of the many people who have found relief from sinus and allergy distress with this simple tool.  It can seem a little strange at first, but for […]

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Caring for summer’s minor mishaps: food poisoning (Part III)

For lots of my patients (and me!), summertime is about having fun with food. Whether we are traveling abroad or tailgating at the stadium, coming together around meals is a big part of what we do when the weather gets warm.

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Caring for summer’s minor mishaps: sprains and strains (Part II)

This is the second part of the YinOva Center First Aid Essentials series is focusing on Sprains and Strains. This post is for anyone who has ever ran, jumped, danced, rode, or landed. In other words, this could help all of us in the, hopefully not so near, future! 

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Caring for summer’s minor mishaps: burns (Part I)

Summer is a time for play but sometimes things can get a little out of hand. This is the first  of  a three part series on how to take care of yourself when the good times go a bit too far.

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