Ms. Yvonne R Farrell LAC, DAOM, Acupuncturist
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Ms. Yvonne R Farrell LAC, DAOM


2990 S Sepulveda Blvd Suite 205 Los Angeles CA, 90064


Yvonne Farrell is an acupuncturist practicing in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Farrell evaluates and treats patients based on the concepts of oriental medicine. Acupuncturists complete their evaluations by getting a patient history and looking at and touching the body. Then, they place very fine acupuncture needles into specific points on the body. Stimulating these points and nerves is how Dr. Farrell treats the patients condition. Many of the bodys systems respond to acupuncture, and it can treat physical pain as well as emotional stress.

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  • Does acupuncture cure male infertility?

    Male infertility can be cause by too many different things to answer this question. There are some conditions that acupuncture cannot improve. Acupuncture can improve sperm parameters, including count, morphology and motility. It can also improve sexual function and libido. When you combine acupuncture with Chinese herbal formulas there are even more conditions affecting fertility that may be improved. When you see an acupuncturist for fertility it is important to bring your lab work and medical diagnosis. This will help the acupuncturist to create a treatment plan. They will tell you what they can improve and what they can't. It takes at least 3 months of treatment, sometimes more to change sperm parameters. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc LA Herbs and Acupuncture 2990 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Suite 310 Los Angeles, CA 90064 310-492-5185 READ MORE

  • Is acupuncture good in early pregnancy?

    In the hands of someone who has experience treating pregnant women, acupuncture is very safe throughout the pregnancy. The questions is, "Is it good?" It is good for morning sickness, fatigue, recurring miscarriage, which are all common things that happen in early pregnancy. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • What should I do after acupuncture treatment?

    After an acupuncture treatment, you should do all of the following: -take it easy -drink plenty of water -avoid cold (cold foods and liquids and cold environments) -if you need to exercise, consider walking, stretching, or restorative yoga -pay attention to how you feel after the treatment, especially in the first 24 hours This will enable you to provide better feedback to your acupuncturist on the next visit. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • How long does an acupuncture session last?

    The effects of acupuncture vary from patient to patient. Results can last anywhere from 24 hours to permanent resolution. The factors that influence how long results last include: -Is the condition acute or chronic? Acute conditions tend to respond quickly and resolve easily. Chronic conditions take longer. -Is the most effective treatment being used? All acupuncture has an impact but the more experienced the acupuncturist is, the more likely you are to have longer lasting effects. -What you do after the treatment: it is important to follow instructions after a treatment. What you do can impact how long your treatment lasts. -How many treatments you have: the more serious or more chronic a condition, the more treatment is needed. If you have a series of treatments, the results will last longer. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • How long does acupressure take to work?

    I don't really have a satisfying answer for that question because acupuncture can work immediately, or it can take a while. How long it takes depends on how long you have had the condition, how bad the condition is, and how strong your constitution is. Rule of thumb is: the longer you have had something the longer it takes to restore balance and relieve suffering. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • What are the acupuncture points for anxiety?

    That's not really how acupuncture works. Anxiety is a condition that falls into a number of different patterns in Chinese Medicine. Points are chosen to treat each person's individual pattern of disharmony. How does the anxiety present itself? Rumination, over-thinking, palpitations? When you are anxious do you feel it in your head, chest, diaphragm, abdomen? Is it accompanied by depression or panic attacks? What makes it better or worse? All these things and more help to define the pattern of imbalance and then points are chosen for that pattern. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • What is ear acupuncture good for?

    Ear acupuncture is a complete system and can be used to treat anything acupuncture treats. It is commonly used for addiction, drug detox, PTSD, to stop smoking, and stress. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • Where is the acupuncture point for nausea?

    The system of Chinese Medicine that is the foundation of acupuncture practice does not have a point for a symptom. There are many points for nausea, and which ones are effective depends on the nature of the nausea and what is causing it. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help facial nerves?

    Not exactly sure what you are asking. Acupuncture helps all nerves by increasing circulation and tissue nutrition. If you have TMJ, Bell's Palsy, Trigeminal Neuralgia, or even post-stroke paralysis, then yes, acupuncture can help that. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • Is acupuncture safe during first trimester?

    Acupuncture is safe in the first, second, and third trimester. Just be sure to ask your acupuncturist if they have experience treating pregnant women. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • How often should you have acupuncture for nerve pain?

    Acute pain is typically treated more frequently 1-3 times a week. Chronic pain is usually treated less often for a longer period of time. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • How long does acupuncture take to work for leg pain?

    There is no satisfying answer to that question. How quick acupuncture works is dependent on how long you have had the pain, the nature of the pain and the cause. You could find immediate relief after one treatment, but that relief may only be temporary. It may require you to have a number of treatments to resolve the pain. Chronic pain usually takes longer to respond. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • Is acupuncture for your neck safe?

    Acupuncture for neck pain does not necessarily mean needles in the neck region. But even if it does, it is perfectly safe in the hands of a trained and licensed acupuncturist. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • Is it safe to do acupuncture every day?

    It depends on the type of acupuncture and what condition is being treated. It is perfectly safe to have an acute injury treated every day until symptoms resolve. If the condition is chronic, more time between treatments is recommended. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • Is acupuncture in the neck safe?

    There are quite a few acupuncture points on the neck. It is very safe to have them needled by a well-trained acupuncturist. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • How should I feel after my first acupuncture treatment?

    Many patients report feeling relaxed, calm, and sometimes a little bit tired. Some say they feel more like themselves. Every now and then some patients will feel a little worse before they feel better. This is rare and usually only lasts 24-36 hours. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • Is acupuncture better than chiropractic?

    It is impossible to answer that question. It's like comparing apples and oranges. The answer to that question may also depend on how skilled the doctor is and what is the cause of the headache. Often, a combination of the two is very effective for chronic headaches. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • What does acupuncture do for anxiety?

    Acupuncture can be a very useful tool in the treatment of anxiety. It has many effects, but the most obvious is its effect on brain chemistry. It is very effective in calming down the nervous system. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture prevent the flu?

    No. Acupuncture cannot prevent the flu. It can optimize your health and help you with the fear and maybe with good health you might be less likely to get sick. But you get the flu through exposure, so lifestyle choices are what are most important in avoiding the flu. Avoid sick people, wear a mask, and take care of yourself. Good sleep, a healthy diet and enough exercise help. Reducing stress can help. Acupuncture can help if you get the flu. It can reduce symptoms and help you to recover more quickly. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help a chronic cough?

    Chronic coughs can be caused by allergies, post-nasal drip, reflux, or other digestive problems, all of which can be helped with acupuncture. However, the symptom of chronic cough can also be a result of more serious lung conditions. It is important with chronic or lingering symptoms to have a full medical work-up prior to or concurrent with having acupuncture. Yvonne R. Farrell, DAOM, LAc READ MORE

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