Hogg Chiropractic Center Blog
Occasional articles about health, better living and the benefits of Applied Kinesiology.
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The Vagus nerve helps control almost all our internal organs. Our heart, lungs, kidneys, adrenals, stomach and intestines (to name just a few) are all controlled by the Vagus nerve. Keeping the Vagus nerve functioning well is key to good health. There are some powerful techniques we use in the office to improve Vagus nerve [...]
It's been known for several years, that vitamin D from sunlight is key for preventing several types of cancer. Ironically this includes several skin cancers, including melanoma. The irony is that, since people have been warned that sunlight exposure causes skin cancer they have been avoiding sun exposure or wearing protective clothing or sun [...]
Chemotherapy has been “standard of care” for many types of breast cancer for over 60 years. Chemotherapy uses toxic drugs that are usually also harmful to normal cells. The theory is that, since tumor cells are growing faster than normal, the drugs will kill cancer before severe harm is done to the patient. A recent [...]
As you may know, I have been an opponent of long-term use of heartburn medications, called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs)like Nexium and Previcid, for many years. In addition to interfering with our normal digestive process, research has linked long-term PPI use to: anemia brittle bones, osteoporosis and fracture Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) kidney [...]
Ginger root is a tasty and very useful herb. You can buy it in many forms at most grocery and health food stores. It comes as a powder for cooking and in capsules as a nutritional supplement. Ginger is useful as a digestive aid as well as being a classic for motion sickness, especially air [...]