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Get well soon Rosie!

According to the American Heart Association 400,000 women die of heart disease each year. That’s 10 times more than die of breast cancer and yet heart disease is not something most women are vigilant about. So when Rosie O’Donnell, spoke publicly about suffering a heart attack recently, she described a reaction that is all too […]

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Our annual YinOva Cleanse April 2012

It’s that time of year! Here at the YinOva Center, for the past six years, we have celebrated the transition into Spring with our annual YinOva Cleanse. Every spring we shake off the sluggishness of winter and get in shape for an active summer with a month-long cleanse that targets specific organs in a systematic […]

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10 tips for reviving a flagging libido

[pl_blockquote cite=”Jill Blakeway”]Birds do it… bees do it…. sometimes my patients feel as if the only person who isn’t doing it is them. [/pl_blockquote] Time and time again women confide in me that they rarely feel in the mood for sex. They miss the connection that sex gives them and feel guilty that they have let […]

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Self-help Strategies for Women with Uterine Fibroids

[pl_blockquote cite=””]Jan was a 35 year old woman who came to see me because her periods were so heavy that she had been diagnosed with anemia.Carla was a 45 year old woman whose abdomen protruded so much that her friend had mistakenly thought she was pregnant.Lauren was a 39 year old woman who was having […]

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How to Grow your Own Sprouts.

 Sprouts not only taste good, they’re full of vitamins, minerals, fiber, protein and enzymes. Their nutritional benefits were discovered by the Chinese thousands of years ago. In Chinese medicine a seed is considered to be yin and it’s offshoot is considered to be yang, so the ancient Chinese recognized that as a seed sprouts, yin […]

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8 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Circulation

Do your hands and feet ever get noticeably colder than the rest of you? Maybe you wake up before your extremities do? Perhaps you get pins and needles if you sit for too long? These are all signs of mild circulatory problems that many of my patients ignore or dismiss as a minor inconvenience. However […]

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Treating Eating Disorders with Chinese Medicine

There are troubling new statistics about eating disorders, that show the number of people dealing with this disease is on the rise. Certainly here at the YinOva Center we are seeing an increase in both women and men who are seeking our help for a variety of problems related to eating and weight. The holistic […]

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Foot Pain and Plantar Fasciitis

Today our Clinic Director Noah Rubinstein is blogging about a common foot problem that comes from overdoing it just a bit. This is the time of year in my practice when I see a lot  more people with foot pain because people start to exercise more and take up running. I also treat a lot of […]

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10 Things You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk Of Breast Cancer

Some risk factors for breast cancer are out of our hands. I, like many women, am at an increased risk because my mother died of breast cancer. Women with dense breast tissue have a slightly higher risk of developing breast cancer as do women with certain benign breast diseases. There is nothing we can do […]

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Anxiety: How to help yourself.

Everyone feels anxious sometimes but if you find yourself feeling anxious a lot of the time or are generally anxious without reason you may find it helpful to tell your doctor and enlist the help of an acupuncturist. The NIH (National Institute of Health) has supported acupuncture as a treatment for anxiety since 1997 and […]

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Treating Low Back Pain with Acupuncture

How to keep low back pain from getting in the way of your summer fun.

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