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New Scientific Study Sheds Light on Acupuncture

“Why are you sticking needles in my feet if my problem is a headache” It’s a common question and one of the things that mystifies patients about acupuncture. Up until now I’ve always answered, “because that is what I was taught to do”. The Meridians that run through the head run to the feet and […]

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Fertility and fats

Fertility and Fats: Fats to eat and fats to avoid when you’re trying to conceive. You’ve probably read recent news reports about fats and fertility. I know my patients have and many of them are asking me for help in deciding which fats to eat and what to cut out. One recent study said that […]

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Herbal Supplements for Children

Parents often ask me to suggest some basic herbal formulas that they can safely give to their children to address minor ailments. All the formulas and supplements below can be kept in your medical chest and dispensed by you at your discretion. None of them are a replacement for the advice of your pediatrician and […]

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The early signs of pregnancy

Patient’s often ask me what the early signs of pregnancy are. It is useful to look out for them even though they can be a little confusing. Realistically, the only conclusive way of knowing that you are pregnant is a positive pregnancy test however the signs outlined below may give you a hint. These are […]

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10 things you should avoid during pregnancy

1. Smoking Most people know that it’s important to give up smoking when you are pregnant. If you don’t you run the risk of your baby having a lower birth weight, and learning disabilities. You also increase your risk of miscarriage. At The Yinova Center we recognize that cigarettes can be a hard habit to […]

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Foods to eat and foods to avoid during pregnancy

When I was expecting my daughter I vividly remember bursting into tears in the middle of a supermarket. Partly this mild hysteria was due to my pregnancy hormones but I also felt overwhelmed by all the conflicting advice and seemingly dire warnings given to pregnant women about food. It seemed as if the advice kept […]

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Stress and infertility: What message are you giving your body?

In the USA it is estimated that 20% of couples are suffering from infertility at any given time. This number has increased steadily over the last 50 years, which has lead researchers to blame everything from increased maternal age to toxic overload. However 10% of all infertile couples will not be able to find out […]

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Chemical pregnancies and early pregnancy loss

Some of my patients tell me that they feel pregnant towards the end of some cycles but then get a negative pregnancy test. Others briefly show a positive result on a home pregnancy test but then get their period. I encourage my patients to look out for the early warning signs of pregnancy because they […]

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ParentsTV: Increase your Libido

I was recently in a segment for ParentsTV about increasing your libido. You can check out the clip here! For more on Jill’s book, Sex Again: Recharging Your Libido, click here. Sizzle from The Yinova Center on Vimeo.

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After Dark Radio Show (A2Zen.fm)

Ande Lyons was kind enough to have me on air to talk about my book, Sex Again.

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