Acupuncture is probably best known for its ability to reduce and even eliminate pain. Whether the pain is a result of a chronic problem or back spasm that started yesterday, acupuncture can help you feel better, and does so with fewer side effects than pain medications. More...
Acupuncture has been helping women with their specific health concerns for thousands of years. Whether it is painful periods, PMS, infertility, fibroids, endometriosis, PCOS or menopause symptoms, acupuncture and herbs can help. More...
Acupuncture is well suited to supporting a child's wellness because it is a safe and effective treatment for common childhood ailments that comes without the same side effects of common medications. We use a combination of acupuncture and needle-free massage techniques, along with herbs, to treat everyone from babies through teenagers. More...
Men's Health, or andrology, in Chinese medicine is a relatively new specialty, just 30 or so years old. This has allowed for a synthesis between traditional philosophy and modern science in a unique way. We can now combine the ancient texts for sexual health and vitality with cutting edge understanding of male fertility and prostate health. More...
One in five visits to a doctor's office is for a skin-related complaint, yet Western medicine has few treatments for dermatological conditions. Chinese medicine treats skin conditions safely and obtains significant, lasting results even in the most difficult cases of acne, eczema and psoriasis. More...
Put your best face forward with facial rejuvenation. Jinhee's technique has been distilled from thousands of years of Chinese medicine cosmetology to help fight fine lines and wrinkles while also restoring your skin's youthful glow.
I love working in the heart of NYC – midtown Manhattan – everything is stone’s throw away. When I leave in the evenings, one of the simple joys of my day is to look up and see what color the empire state building is. Unfortunately last night as I gazed up, I felt a sharp […]
Here’s my first tip to making 2015 a fantastic year. Spend 10 minutes each day doing something you love, something that has nothing to do with work or school or family. Something totally for you. Something that makes you happy. Make the time. There’s 10 minutes to be found in your daily routine somewhere. Prioritizing […]
When you have eczema (atopic dermatitis), you want to minimize inflammation and inflammatory processes whenever possible (there are good kinds of inflammation, but let’s put those aside for now). Here’s a little bit of science for you… When inflammatory responses shunt to histamine, we see a worsening of eczema symptoms. When we stimulate cAMP production […]
Research has shown the increasing essential fatty acid (EFA), specifically Omega-3, intake in people with atopic dermatitis (eczema) can be beneficial. People with eczema process EFAs differently, often having more pro-inflammatory Omega-6 and less anti-inflammatory Omega-3 in their blood and the walls of their cells. This decrease in longer-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (Omega-3’s EPA and […]
Dylan Stein Acupuncture is now accepting FDNY’s insurance for acupuncture for FDNY employees injured on the job. If you work for the Fire Department of New York, you can come for acupuncture treatments with no out of pocket cost. All you need is an authorization form from Nursing, and you’re good to go. Accepting insurance […]
I was so excited to post that Dylan Stein Acupuncture was able to register with the FDNY and offer acupuncture treatments to firefighters, paramedics and EMTs with FDNY health insurance. It really means a lot to me to get to work with this particular group of people who are near and dear to my heart. […]
Before I stopped eating gluten, I had at least 3 or 5 canker sores (aphthous stomatitis) in mouth at any given time. I had no idea what was going on. It was horrible, and I was getting used to living that way. I knew something had to change, but I didn’t know going gluten-free was […]
For those of you who read my post about stress being bad for your libido (sex drive), here are some solutions you can try at home. Acupressure massage is a great way to do some self-care if you can’t make it to your acupuncturist. Acupressure massage is also great because you can do it alone […]
Yes. Yes, it does. Stress is one of the worst things for your sex drive. (Assuming your relationship is healthy, the others big players are alcohol consumption, fatigue, certain medications and being overweight.) The hormones produced by chronic stress are the reason stress so quickly affects your libido. They act fast and don’t screw around. […]
Vanessa Marin is one of my favorite bloggers on sexual health. She has a great post here about which positions will help men last longer during sex. I see a lot of patients for premature ejaculation. The work we do in the clinic is very important to help men last longer, but overcoming premature ejaculation […]