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Anxiety and Depression

Almost everyone has experienced depression at some point in their lives. It is an appropriate response when life has become too burdensome and those burdens feel overwhelming. Likewise most of us have been anxious. We’ve felt fear around a new situation or second-guessed our ability to meet a challenge.  It is normal to have transient […]

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Clarity and Chinese Herbs

“Does this really work?” That is the sentence I frequently hear as media director for one of the country’s leading acupuncture and Chinese medicine centers. Daily, I am surrounded by seasoned practitioners in a medicine viewed today as an alternative to the norm. As a result of that view, we regularly hear skepticism. It’s not […]

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Treating depression: The Chinese Medicine alternative to SSRI’s

Depression and its counterpart anxiety are the most common mood disorders, affecting approximately one in five people at some point in their lives. Over the years, treatments for depression and anxiety have evolved into what we know today. SSRI’s (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) are a relatively new group of antidepressants that specifically inhibit the reuptake […]

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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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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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Treating Teenage Acne with Chinese Herbs

We treat a lot of teenagers at the YinOva Center and it makes me so happy that they feel comfortable coming in to see us and are able to use Chinese medicine as a way of taking care of themselves. As a mother I know, first hand, that teenage girls can be sensitive and vulnerable […]

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