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Yoga During your IVF Cycle

Doctors often tell IVF patients not to exercise while taking “stimming” drugs because the ovaries are enlarged which increases the risk of tubes becoming tied.  Perhaps you shouldn’t be running marathons, but there are certain ways of exercising that you can do. Thoughtful yoga practice that combines mindful mediation with movement can help reduce stress […]

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Help! I have a Headache

If you’re like millions of Americans, you too will someday suffer the wrath of a headache. Some get them more than others, and in many instances headaches can recur. At the YinOva Center, headaches are a common complaint and there’s plenty of research that shows that acupuncture is a great treatment for both chronic and acute […]

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The energy secret you need to know

Have you tried diets, exercise, and vitamins to boost your energy but find you’re still at a loss? 

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The best sleep tip and why you should use it

Not sleeping well is one thing, but emphasizing that insomnia will speed up the aging process, makes people pay attention more than anything else.  After all, who doesn’t want to age gracefully?  

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21 Days to a Better Attitude

I’ve done quite a bit of intensive energy healing work of late with my clients. What came out of those sessions was the word “gratitude” as part of the healing therapy. Most of us would not make the connection between our health and gratitude. But gratitude affects our physical, emotional, and spiritual bodies. Research has […]

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7 tips to sleep better tonight

“If you are operating on less than five hours of sleep for five days in a row, you are actually functioning as if you were legally intoxicated,” says Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, Surgeon General, at the Association of the U.S. Army’s 2012 annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Insufficient sleep can come in several forms – not […]

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Don’t be Scared: You’re Already Meditating

This article was originally posted on Mind Body Green. Have you been meaning to meditate, but can’t quite get past the sitting still part? Or maybe you’ve already tried and can’t seem to get your mind to shut off. My patients have recently shown more interest in learning to meditate as more studies come out demonstrating its […]

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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 […]

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The Inner Smile Meditation

“Peace begins with a smile” – Mother Theresa The ancient Taoists, who were the founding fathers of Chinese medicine, understood the healing nature of a smile. In fact they developed a meditation practice whereby you hold a smile on your face and direct that energy inwards to your internal organs. It’s one of my favorite […]

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The Healing Power of Visualization

I have learned not to underestimate the healing power of visualization. I remember once treating a woman who was trying to have a baby but was suffering from amenorrhea (no periods). All the usual herbs and acupuncture were not working so I referred her to a GYN who tried a number of pharmaceutical interventions to […]

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