Category: Addiction

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.


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.


How to Curb Your Sugar Cravings

Decreasing or avoiding sugar can be a big challenge for most of us. Sugar is everywhere, and not just in our desserts and treats. Sometimes we aren’t even aware of the hidden sugar we’re ingesting. Juices, condiments, cereal, salad dressings, sauces, and even “natural” things like some dried fruit and yogurt can all contain added […]


Can Acupuncture Help me to Stop Smoking?

For most of us the New Year is a time to think about the changes we want to make in our lives. Many of us resolve to drop some bad habits or pick up some good ones. Here at The Yinova Center we often hear from people who are trying to give up smoking especially […]