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Hogg Chiropractic Center Blog

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

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Chemotherapy May Help Spread Breast Cancer

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 [...]

By | July 11th, 2017|Categories: General|


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 [...]

By | July 6th, 2017|Categories: General|

Making “Gingeraid”

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 [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: |

Video Blog

In this video I talk about GERD/heartburn/acid reflux, the dangers of drugs like Nexium and how you can treat yourself without drugs   In this Video I talk about the real causes of carpal tunnel syndrome, how it may affect your life and steps you can take to correct it without surgery! Dr. Hogg [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|Categories: General|

Coconut Oil

More than a few good reasons to love coconut oil! Is easier to digest than most oils Its medium chain fatty acids can be digested without pancreatic enzymes or being converted to triglycerides Can act as a quick energy boost without triggering insulin increase Helps with weight loss, especially if used to replace other fats [...]

By | January 19th, 2013|Categories: Home Remedies, Lifestyle Tips|