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.

Food Sensitivity Friendly Thanksgiving Dinner

November 21, 2018 By Michael Taggart

Food Sensitivity Friendly Thanksgiving Dinner

How Can Your Thanksgiving Dinner Be Food Sensitivity Friendly? For many Americans, Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday of the year…good food, good friends, good times. But for a growing number of Americans, due to increasing food sensitivities and special dietary needs, the “good food” part of Thanksgiving is becoming more and more of a challenge. So many of the traditional foods prepared for “the feast” are no longer tolerable for people who need gluten ...

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Coffee Alternatives

October 29, 2018 By Michael Taggart

Coffee Alternatives

Is It Time You Found a Healthy Alternative to Coffee? Reuters was commissioned by the National Coffee Association (I didn’t even know there was one) to find out how many people drank at least 1 cup of coffee each day, and they found out that 64% of Americans fit into that category…the highest percentage since 2012. That’s a lot of Americans. So why do they do it? Some enjoy the buzz it ...

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Chronic Health Condition and Stress

June 18, 2018 By Michael Taggart

Chronic Health Condition and Stress

Is Stress Adding to My Chronic Health Condition? If I can remove the stress, will my chronic illness improve? The American medical association estimates that 80% of all health conditions have a stress component to them. “Stress doesn’t only make us feel awful emotionally, it can also exacerbate just about any health condition you can think of.” – Jay Winner, MD, author of Take the Stress Out of Your Life I have been a holistic ...

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Chiropractic After Car Crash

May 2, 2016 By Michael Taggart

Chiropractic After Car Crash

Why You Should Get Chiropractic Care After a Car Crash There are millions of car crashes in the Unites States every year, many of them major in damage and injury. But even those that seem like minor accidents can leave long-term, painful symptoms and/or disabilities for the victims. Many of these injuries affect the spine, which causes both chronic back and neck pain, possibly for years. One of the most common injuries that people ...

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Lake Washington Chiropractic Kirkland

October 10, 2014 By Michael Taggart

Lake Washington Chiropractic Kirkland

How Can Lake Washington Chiropractic Help Relieve Your Chronic Health Problems? I am Dr. Michael Taggart, a board-certified Doctor of Chiropractic, practicing in Kirkland, WA since 1992. I have had over 20 years of clinical experience and specialize in chronic health conditions. I have advanced training in neurology, spinal rehabilitation, functional endocrinology, laboratory testing/interpretation, and nutritional therapy. Let me introduce you to Brain Based Therapy…a breakthrough treatment for chronic pain and other neurological ...

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Tired and Fatigued

May 1, 2014 By Michael Taggart

Tired and Fatigued

Why am I so Tired and Fatigued? Due to the fast paced lifestyle  that is the norm today it is no wonder that we get tired. However, after some time off and de-stressing our energy level should come back up. If the energy level does not improve that should be of considerable concern since your productivity and your moods will ultimately plummet. There are three main reasons that could be experiencing fatigue. Metabolic reasons ( body ...

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