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Hogg Chiropractic Center Blog

Occasional articles about health, better living and the benefits of Applied Kinesiology.

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Is Coconut Oil Really “Poison”?

The short answer is absolutely not. So why did Harvard professor Karin Michaels call it poison and one of the worst foods we can eat? For one thing, although she does specialize in disease prevention, especially for tumors, she may not be an expert on nutrition. She focused on the fact that coconut oil is [...]

The Healing Power of Cranial and Sacral Adjusting

In Applied Kinesiology (AK) I have a large tool bag of treatment techniques that allows me to treat a very wide range of health problems. Like most chiropractors, I do full-spine (always with low force) as well as extremity (hands, feet, elbows, knees etc) adjusting. One area that AK excels in is cranial and sacral [...]

Depressed, tired, cranky, “blah” feeling? This amazing 30 second self treatment can transform your mood!

I think we all have times when our mood is not what we'd like it to be. We may have been feeling fine a few hours or even a few minutes earlier but now we're feeling down, apathetic, nothing seems worth doing. We may also feel cranky. Maybe extremely cranky even while we're depressed! Here [...]

Another Great Effect of Ginger!

  Ginger has been used for centuries to aid digestion, and help with motion sickness. In recent years, it has also been found to be effective for cooling the fires of chronic inflammation (the subject of my last Health Talk) and fighting viral infections. Earlier studies have found ginger to be helpful in breast, prostate, [...]