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Acupuncture in Prime Time

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

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Eating to conceive: The importance of healthy fats

Anne had been a strict dieter since college. Maggie is a yoga teacher and considers herself a healthy eater. Sherrie prides herself on her macrobiotic diet and low body fat. All of these women have something in common. All of them came to the YinOva Center because they were having trouble getting pregnant. Each of […]

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Luteal Phase Defect

Overnight one of my patients “facebooked” me to let me know she’d had her baby – a happy reminder of all the reasons I love my job. Helping couples to conceive is rewarding and interesting work. When a patient first consults me I ask lots of questions, some of which may seem off-topic, but together […]

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Hair Loss – How Chinese Medicine Can Help

“It started with a few extra strands on my hair brush and before I knew it there were patches so thin you could see my scalp” Diana is a beautiful woman in her mid-thirties who was understandably devastated when her hair began to fall out. She had tried a variety of medicines before coming to […]

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Combat Jet Lag – Gently and Naturally

This is the time of year when our YinOva Center patients ask us about jet lag. We all tend to travel more in the summer and as a result our patients are looking for safe, natural ways of limiting jet lag or desynchronosis to give it it’s proper medical name. A long flight on a […]

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Prenatal Massage

This week’s blog is written by New York massage therapist Nicole Kruck. Nicole specializes in fertility massage as well as pre and postnatal massage. We often get asked questions about prenatal massage and decided to put some of these questions to Nicole. Below are her answers. You can book an appointment with Nicole online by clicking here.

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Getting rid of PMS

Many women dread the last week of every cycle because of how irritable and miserable they feel. Chinese medicine has been treating premenstrual symptoms for thousands of years and here at the YinOva Center we have drawn on this traditional wisdom to help modern New Yorkers address their PMS simply and effectively. Many of our patients are surprised and thrilled to find out that PMS can be solved and that they don’t have to put up with feeling moody and uncomfortable every month.

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Men Boost Fertility

Men make new sperm every day and those sperm come to fruition withing 72 days. This is good news for men who want to give their fertility a boost, because it means that within three months they can make a big difference to the reproductive health. For more detailed information it is worth checking out […]

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Insomnia Solution

We all understand the importance of a good night’s sleep, but for some of us it can be hard to achieve.  This is something we treat a lot at the Yinova Center and we’re very fortunate to have a big bag of tricks for this troubling issue. When someone comes in with difficulty sleeping, we […]

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How We Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpel Tunnel Syndrome refers to a collection of symptoms such as wrist pain, numb and tingling fingers and weak hands.  It happens when the median nerve gets compressed because of inflammation leading to constriction in the narrow passageway between the bones and ligaments on the underside of the wrist. In my experience Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is […]

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Brain Wave Surge

When I worked as a hospice acupuncturist I had the great privilege of being with people as they died. It was tremendously rewarding to be able to be of service to patients and their families at such an important point in their journey.  I was at the beginning of my career in those days and […]

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What’s in a needle?

People feel so relaxed and pain-free after acupuncture that they regularly ask me “What’s in those needles?”. The answer is NOTHING. Acupuncture needles couldn’t be more different from the needles used to give you a shot. They are so thin you could tie them in a knot if you needed to. So why do you […]

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