Koren Wellness Articles

Spinal Stress: What It Can Tell You

January 14, 2020 | 6 Comments

Spinal stress: an accidental discovery The spinal stress story started in an unlikely place, in Middletown, Pennsylvania. After graduation, I worked for Monroe Schneier, DC in Middletown for a total of one week. I liked Dr. Schneier but didn’t like Middletown. Shortly after I left it was the site of a partial nuclear reactor meltdown…

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2019 Top Ten

December 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

2019 Top Ten: Highlights of the Koren Wellness blog So many posts this year touched upon so many powerful and unique topics that it was difficult to pick only ten as the 2019 Top Ten. But I tried. Let me know what you think of my selection. Click on the post title to read the…

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Weight Loss: Waiting for Poundage to Go

December 17, 2019 | 1 Comment

Longing for weight loss: are you fat? Oh my! That’s not a very politically polite thing to say, is it? Let’s rephrase that, are you pleasingly plump? A bit pudgy? Do more parts jiggle than you’d like? As Rodney Dangerfield once said, “Do you leave potholes when you jog? When you’re given a menu at…

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Gratitude: Count Your Blessings & Focus on the Positive

December 3, 2019 | 1 Comment

Gratitude and blessings Reflect on your present blessings, on which every man has many, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. —Charles Dickens (M. Dickens, 1897, p. 45) How much of you is mind? How much of you is body? Yogi Berra once famously said, “Baseball is 90% mental and the other half…

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The Allergies and Asthma Explosion: Cause and Cure: Part 2

This weekend my brother and his family were visiting. My nephew has a severe cat allergy. They were going to have to leave early because my nephew was reacting to my daughter’s cat. He was stuffed up and had swollen red eyes. I used the KST allergy protocol. He cleared up immediately and was fine for…

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The Allergies and Asthma Explosion: Cause and Cure: Part 1

Allergies and asthma: from rare to epidemic. Why? When I was a kid, allergies — the overreaction to a food, cats or other things — were rare. I’d sometimes hear about someone who was allergic to strawberries or had “hay fever.” Remember when stewardesses (flight attendants) gave out peanuts on airplanes? Now they don’t; someone…

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The Real Measles Outbreak

Measles is a mild and mostly harmless condition that leaves a stronger, healthier child in its wake. Most adults born before 1965 got measles naturally and have lifelong immunity, a stronger immune system and protection from cancer, heart disease and other conditions as a result (more on that below). Serious problems from natural measles are…

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Vaccine Research: Let’s Make Believe You Own a Drug Company

Vaccine research: let’s perform a little thought experiment. Don’t worry, it won’t hurt and you’ll be back before morning. Let’s make believe you own a drug company. You’ve got a new vaccine and you’d like to market it. The potential profits are enormous but first you need to show that it is safe. Why? Because…

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Striking A Nerve

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?

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

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

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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Stroke Takes Luke Perry Suddenly

Actor Luke Perry, 52, died after a massive stroke, on March 4, 2019. He was a star in the shows Beverly Hills 90210 and Riverdale and left behind a grieving family and many saddened fans. Why would such a relatively young person have a deadly stroke? Were there any warning signs? Could it have been…

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A Breakthrough in Locating Secret Stress: The Discovery of Koren Specific Technique (KST)

Discovering KST: I had no intention of doing this I was doing pretty well in my profession. In addition to a successful practice, I revolutionized chiropractic patient education when I created Koren Publications. Finally, the chiropractic profession had scientifically-referenced, easy-to-read and attractive patient literature. The profession loved it – over 100 million brochures, booklets, posters…

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