Koren Wellness Articles

Striking A Nerve

May 14, 2019 | 2 Comments

Finding chiropractic It was in the late 40’s when my mother and grandmother first met Dr. Friedland, Doctor of Chiropractic. They were shopping in a department store in Brooklyn. Suddenly my mother stopped, unable to move. A massive headache came out of nowhere. Her eyes were closed, she couldn’t move, wracked in pain. “My daughter…

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Processed Food: For Mental Health?

April 30, 2019 | 3 Comments

Do Kellogg’s® Corn Flakes prevent masturbation? Processed food, especially corn flakes, were developed by health reformers for very specific purposes. Intrigued? Read on. Processed food: The origins of an early breakfast food John Harvey Kellogg, MD was the director of the Battle Creek Sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan. It was originally founded by members of the…

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Back Surgery, Discs and Medical Bias

April 16, 2019 | 2 Comments

Back Surgery, Discs & Medical Bias: In Bed with My Patient Back surgery? The call I got a call from someone who sounded terrible. “Doctor Koren, I’m in agony. A few days ago, I was out golfing with my family and something went out in my back. I’ve been in bed for days. Yesterday I was…

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The Top Ten Mistakes Most “Anti-vaxxers” Make

April 2, 2019 | 5 Comments

Someone asked in an online discussion group, “What mistakes do anti-vaxxers make?” I’m sure the below answers I gave to that obviously leading question were not expected. So, for your review, here are, in my humble opinion, the top ten mistakes most anti-vaxxers make. 10. Anti-vaxxers often fail to point out that deaths from childhood…

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Fighting Asthma? Breathe Deep with KST

My Brother’s Asthma Attacks I remember it well. The heavy wheezing, laboring for every breath, concerned voices, phone calls in the middle of the night, rushing to the hospital. My youngest brother, David, was having an asthma attack. My parents returned home with him after he got emergency medications. Few people had asthma then, but…

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veggies for holistic diet

Why a Holistic Diet is the Best Approach: Part 2

The Perfect Diet for Humanity: Part 2 The “Charles Darwin” of Nutrition In our previous post about nutrition we were introduced to Weston A. Price who, with his wife Florence, traveled extensively in the 1930s to examine the health of native populations in isolated parts of the world that still were largely untouched by modern…

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Why A Holistic Diet Is the Best Approach: Part 1

The Perfect Diet for Humanity: Part 1 For Me It Began with A Simple Question Is there a perfect diet for humanity? How can we find it if it exists? I’m sitting in my dentist’s office and wondering, “Why do so many people need their wisdom teeth removed today?” My parents didn’t have their wisdom…

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chicken pox

Chickenpox Parties & A Pox In My House

Chickenpox parties and, “Can I watch TV now?” We brought our kids to a chickenpox party. This is how it works: someone’s child has chickenpox and they invite people to bring their kids. So, off we went with our children, Seth, then 11, and Shayna, then 7, to the party. Why would we do such…

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Say No To Vaccinating Your Children

Vaccinating Your Children Can Affect Your Grandchildren

Want to have healthy grandchildren tomorrow? Don’t vaccinate your child today. During my talks on vaccination, I’ll ask the audience, “Why are they called childhood diseases?” People wonder if it’s a trick question. It isn’t. We call them childhood diseases because you usually get them during childhood. That’s why they aren’t called newborn or infant…

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How to Cure Sleep Apnea

Unlock Sleep Apnea, Snoring & Laryngitis with KST

An Accidental Discovery “Can you help me?” A doctor asked. I could barely hear him, he spoke in a whisper. “What?” I said. “Can you help me?” “Why are we whispering? That is, why are we whispering?” Leaning in so I wouldn’t miss a word, he told me his story: Thirty-five years ago, my brothers…

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baby getting a vaccine shot

Never Vaccinate Your Child: 5 Reasons Why

Vaccinations do not protect! Vaccinations are of no benefit! Vaccinations are harmful!  – Gerhard Buchwald, MD Buchwald G. Vaccination: A Business Based on Fear. Lahnstein, Germany: emu-Verlag,1994:297. 1. Vaccinations Don’t Work There is no proof that vaccinations were responsible for the decrease in deaths in infectious disease Deaths from infectious diseases decreased dramatically before mass…

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Measles Myths

Measles Myths: 6 Facts You Need to Know

Measles is a mostly benign condition that leaves a healthier child in its wake. Deaths from measles had almost completely disappeared before the vaccine was in mass usage. A vaccine was never needed and is unsafe. Here are 6 measles myths you need to know! 1. Myth: Measles is a dangerous disease.     Fact: Measles…

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The 3 Things Senator John McCain (and Anyone Else) Diagnosed with Brain Tumors Needs to Know

What cancer is more frightening than brain cancer? How did it get there? What do you do to address it? Sen. John McCain of Arizona was diagnosed with a mass of abnormal cells growing in his brain – a brain tumor. His type of tumor, a glioblastoma, is considered the most dangerous because it is…

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John Oliver's rant on vaccines

John Oliver, You’re Wrong on Vaccines

Hard hitting, cutting edge, humorously deflating the pompous special interests, giving us badly needed information that the regular media outlets do not, John Oliver, your June 25th, 2017 rant on vaccines was none of those things. Instead, you told us all to go back to sleep: “Don’t question, do as you are told folks, all…

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