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Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed Acupuncturist

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Marilyn Yohe, Lic.Ac., MAOM, is a licensed and national board certified acupuncturist and Chinese... Full Bio
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Acupuncture Support for New Moms (Dads too!) by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Traditional Chinese medicine has a very clear and simple prescription for the postpartum period: the new mother should stay in bed for three months. I was aston ... Read on »
Sick of Antibiotics? Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs Can Help by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A lot of people come into my office who have taken a lot of antibiotics. Often it’s for a sinus infection, which mostly resolves, followed by another sinus infection ... Read on »
Pre-Allergy Season Acupuncture Discount by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine In the midst of all this snow and slush, it’s really hard to believe spring is coming! But, in just a few weeks, we’ll start to see crocuses and leaf buds — and, for many ... Read on »
Conquering Your Sugar Cravings by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine My sister sent me a rum cake. She makes them every year; the recipe, I believe, involves super-moist cake mix, vanilla pudding mix, and a lot of butter and rum poured over ... Read on »
Three Kinds of Tired: Which One Are You? by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I have a client who moved here recently from a much warmer climate. About a month ago she came in saying, I don’t know what’s wrong with me. I’m tired all the time. I’m ... Read on »
Acupuncture for TMJ and Jaw Pain by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Years ago, my dentist asked if I grind my teeth. I told her I didn’t think so, and she begged to differ. Whether I was doing it currently or not, she said, at some point I ... Read on »
Acupuncture, Chronic Pain, and Re-Training the Nervous System by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Pain researcher Lorimer Moseley tells this story: he was hiking in the Australian Outback with friends, and felt something scratch his left ankle. It was painful enough t ... Read on »
Acupuncture and Herbs for Acid Reflux by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A few years ago, at a wedding, I was served the most delicious lasagne. I love lasagne, and it was a nice change from the usual chicken-breast-and-rice routine that usual ... Read on »
Free Workshop: Acupuncture for Stress and Stress-Related Conditions by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Tuesday, April 17 in Cambridge, MA . Come find out about acupuncture and how it can help relieve stress!  I’ve been doing a bunch of these workshops lately, and th ... Read on »
The Five Senses: Touch and Acupuncture by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The following writeup appeared in Fall 2011 edition of the Voice — the alumni magazine of my alma mater, Carleton College — as part of an article exploring the five senses ... Read on »
Dealing With Setbacks in Healing by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I remember this well: I was in my mid-30′s, nursing a neck injury that ultimately took years to heal. That summer I was staying with friends while I found a new apartment, ... Read on »
How Does Acupuncture Work? Perhaps by Sending Signals Through Connective Tissue by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Usually when people ask me this question — how exactly does acupuncture work, in biological terms? — I just give the honest answer.  We really don’t know. Acupuncture ... Read on »
Free Workshop: Acupuncture and Self-Care for Headache and Migraine — Boston by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine On Monday, October 17, I will be offering a free one-hour workshop on dealing with migraines and other headaches using Chinese Medicine. The workshop is part of ... Read on »
Late Summer: Harvest, Abundance, and Nurturing by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine It’s hard to believe it’s already the end of September! If you aren’t quite ready for it to be fall, have no fear: there’s a fifth season in Chinese medicine, lat ... Read on »
Acupuncture For Specific Fertility Issues by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Acupuncture and herbs can be enormously helpful in a wide range of fertility challenges — from healthy individuals who want to increase their chances of getting pregnant t ... Read on »
Fertility, Stress, and Acupuncture by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine It’s a commonly accepted idea that it’s harder to get pregnant when you’re under stress. It does make sense — stress is not known for improving any area of our health. ... Read on »
Acupuncture For Specific Fertility Issues by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Acupuncture and herbs can be enormously helpful in a wide range of fertility challenges — from healthy individuals who want to increase their chances of getting pregnant t ... Read on »
Smoothing the Winter –> Spring Transition by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Happy Spring, and Happy Daylight Savings Time! Turning the clocks ahead is one of the best events of the year, in my book — I just love the longer, lighter evenings and t ... Read on »
Smoothing the Winter ~ Spring Transition by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Happy Spring, and Happy Daylight Savings Time! Turning the clocks ahead is one of the best events of the year, in my book — I just love the longer, lighter evenings and t ... Read on »
Get Ahead of Your Allergies by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Anyone who has seasonal allergies knows: if spring is coming, so is pollen season. If you’re looking for an alternative this year to the usual round of antihistamines ... Read on »