Achieving Optimal Healing and Wellness Through Integrative Care

At Kirkland Health Institute in Kirkland, WA, we strive to educate our patients on chronic health conditions and the ways that natural healing can help them. Our blogs provide reliable information on how you can lead a more active lifestyle and take steps toward healthy living.

Women Losing Hair

January 15, 2020 By Michael Taggart

Women Losing Hair

Why Am I Losing My Hair? On a daily basis women lose, or shed a few hairs here and there, it's been calculated that a normal head of hair is about 100,000 hairs, and the average hair loss can be about 100 daily. That seems like a lot to lose every day, but it's typical for most women.  We see a lot of hair loss, receding hairlines, or balding in men, but ...

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Health Benefits of Magnesium

December 9, 2019 By Michael Taggart

Health Benefits of Magnesium

What Do You Know About How Magnesium Can Benefit Your Health? Magnesium has been called the "Master Commander" of your body, and yet it's one of those minerals that you don't hear talked about a lot. You always hear people saying that they need more Vitamin B, Vitamin C, or Calcium, but it's pretty rare for someone to say to you they are feeling low in magnesium, and that's probably because ...

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Chiropractic Instead Of Opioids

November 8, 2019 By Michael Taggart

Chiropractic Instead Of Opioids

Use Chiropractic To Treat Pain Instead of Opioids Chronic pain will change your life on every level...physically and emotionally. Can you imagine yourself being in extreme pain, day and night, no matter where you are, no matter what you're doing? Maybe you can...maybe you are one of the millions whose life has been impacted by this type of pain.  There are so many things in today's world that can cause chronic ...

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Causes Of Constipation

October 9, 2019 By Michael Taggart

Causes Of Constipation

6 Causes of Constipation And What You Can Do About It This may be a subject you don't really want to talk about, but if you are struggling with constipation, you would really like to have some answers that could give you relief from this chronic digestive problem..."what's causing it", and "how can I change it?" Are you aware that there is a baseline requirement that would put you in the "regular ...

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Foods That Fight Aging

September 12, 2019 By Michael Taggart

Foods That Fight Aging

Want To Boost Your Longevity? Eat Foods That Fight Aging! Everyone, everyday, is growing older, and at the same rate. But our bodies aren't necessarily aging at the same rate, and they don't have to. We can, with a few simple lifestyle choices, boost our own longevity, beginning by eating foods that fight aging, and avoiding foods that promote premature aging. What are Anti-Aging Foods? Before we talk about the foods we should ...

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Don't Ignore Back Pain

July 16, 2019 By Michael Taggart

Don't Ignore Back Pain

Why You Shouldn't Ignore Your Back Pain "Oh my aching back...I don't have time for this...I'll just take a couple of aspirin and it will go away." Well, maybe it will and maybe it won't. Most everyone will experience back pain sometime in their life, and many times it isn't anything serious, but there are times when your symptoms definitely should not be ignored, because your body is ...

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Posture And Aging

June 19, 2019 By Michael Taggart

Posture And Aging

How Does Posture Affect Aging, And What Can You Do About It? Since you were a kid, your parents and teachers continuoulsly reminded you to stand tall, sit up straight and stop slouching!  Boy, did you get tired of hearing that! Who knew that posture was so important? Now that you have begun aging, and you can see the effects your posture has on your spine and the rest of your body, you may wish ...

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Cope With Affects of Stress

June 5, 2019 By Michael Taggart

Cope With Affects of Stress

How Does Stress Affect You and How Can You Cope With It? The affects of stress on your body are numerous and everyone experiences them differently, and tries to cope with them differently, and some may not try at all - they just suffer through it. Because stress is a reaction of your nervous system, you will experience the following symptoms: increased heart rate tense muscles hair standing on edge These symptoms are triggered in order ...

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Regence Chiropractor Kirkland Washington

May 9, 2019 By Michael Taggart

Regence Chiropractor Kirkland Washington

Regence Chiropractor in Kirkland, Washington  talks about 4 Important Reasons Why You Shouldn't Ignore Your Back Pain Many people think that if they ignore their back pain, it will eventually go away, but that is typically not the case...in fact, just the opposite can happen, it can get worse and cause other painful conditions if left unattended to. As a Doctor of Chiropractic, I am amazed at the human body, it is a ...

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Boost Brain Function

April 19, 2019 By Michael Taggart

Boost Brain Function

How to Boost Your Brain Function Naturally As we age, we are always concerned about good heart health, and rightfully so, but there is another critical part of our body that you don't hear as much about keeping healthy and functioning properly, and that's our brain. Like so many other parts of our body, our brains change as we age, thus mental function also changes, and brain deterioration can begin and illness such ...

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