After miscarriage, Chinese Medicine can help

Having a miscarriage can be difficult. There are no two ways about it. If this has happened to you, you may have felt wide range of emotions; grief, disappointment, guilt, shame and emptiness. And what can you do when something so devastating happens? After all, this rush of emotions can leave you wondering where to […]


Is Stress Lowering Your Sex Drive?

I wrote Sex Again: Recharging Your Libido  because patients tell me they wish they were more interested in sex and when I ask them what they think lowers their libido they often mention stress. Stressed out people usually don’t feel like having sex, which is a shame really because sex is a great stress reliever. The […]


What a difference a little surf makes

[pl_blockquote cite=”Urban Dictionary”] “Stoked” [stohkt] – adj.– to be “stoked” is to be completely and intensely enthusiastic, exhilarated, or excited about something.[/pl_blockquote] As I sit on the beach writing this, I am watching a dozen or so kids riding waves to the shoreline. Even though the sun is bright and their faces are backlit I […]


Acupuncture in Prime Time

If you have tuned into Bravo recently, chances are you have caught a glimpse of the YinOva Center.


Breast Cancer: One of our Yinova Patients Tells her Story

Well, hello to you all! My name is Suzanne, and I am a patient at the Yinova Center and nine-year survivor of breast cancer. I represent a demographic that is, unfortunately, becoming much more common – a young, pre-menopausal woman diagnosed with breast cancer. I was 32 at the time of my diagnosis… and a […]


DIY V-Steam

A vaginal steam (often referred to as a V-Steam) is an effective and relaxing way to promote reproductive health. The V-Steams are ph balanced to help the body naturally cleanse the vaginal and uterine linings in a safe and gentle way. The warm steam and natural essential oils from the plants nourish and tonify the […]


10 Tips for Reviving a Flagging Libido

Birds do it… bees do it…. sometimes my patients feel as if the only person who isn’t doing it is them. 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 this part […]


Practicing meditation

Practicing meditation is a very simple way to help you manage your life and health.  Despite what you read or hear, there is really no right or wrong way to meditate.  In fact, one of simplest meditations is to just sit quietly and listen to your breathing.  Meditation can be as complicated or simple as […]


“We’re Pregnant, Now What?” Morning Sickness and Heartburn

This is the second part of a series of articles about pregnancy by Yinova Acupuncturist and Obstetric Nurse, Laura Scheurer. You can read other articles in this series by clicking here. Morning sickness, one of the most common of complaints in pregnancy, can vary widely from person to person.  One might experience a mild aversion to aromas that […]


The Beauty Bean: Vaginal Steam: Pamper Your Nether Regions For Better Sex, Increased Fertility & More

“You know who needs a little extra love from time to time?  Your uterus, that’s who!  And the vaginal steam from the Yinova Center is the perfect uterine indulgence.” / June 2011

Read 5 Fertility-Boosting Foods

The big question: Will Brussels sprouts, or any other food for that matter, help the royal couple get pregnant? Better yet, could it help you? (Uh, when the time is right, that is.) / June 1, 2011

Read What’s My Calming Secret?

“I’m going to let you in on the secret to channeling your own calm inner Ted Gibson energy. It’s all about biweekly appointments with my acupuncturist Noah Rubenstein.” / December 2010