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Gut Health

Your Gut and Your Health

November 21, 2018

Your Gut and Your Health Bacteria is something we are trained to from childhood, but the truth is that our bodies are filled with trillions of bacteria that help play an essential role in our digestive processes and much more. Researchers have recently discovered that the types and amounts of bacteria in your gut is…

Gut Health

What is Leaky Gut?

November 20, 2018

What is Leaky Gut? Leaky gut has been getting a lot of publicity over the past year, but what is it? Researchers have theorized that leaky gut is when partially digested protein and fat seep out of your digestive system and cause inflammation in your body. The inflammation, or allergic response, can lead to bloating,…


The Gut and Brain Connection

November 14, 2018

The Gut and Brain Connection If you have ever had “butterflies” or have been stressed to the point of your stomach hurting, you’ve experienced the gut/brain connection firsthand. Even the thought of food can activate your digestive system because it’s intimately connected with your brain and central nervous system. They are in constant communication, sending…


How Digestion Works

November 6, 2018

How Digestion Works Our modern diet and lifestyle have been linked to a variety of digestive issues. The overall health of your digestive system is closely tied to the food you eat, the exercise you get, and your overall stress levels. Your digestive system is a group of organs that take the food you eat…

Sleep in Kirkland WA

The Best Sleep Position

October 22, 2018

The Best Sleep Position One of the most common questions we get from patients is: “What’s the best sleeping position?” Considering you spend nearly one-third of your life sleeping, this is an important question to ask! Top researchers have found one of the best positions to sleep is on your side with your head supported,…

Car Accident Tips from a Kirkland Chiropractor

Car Accident Tips From A Chiropractor

October 16, 2018

Car Accident Tips From A Chiropractor If you’ve ever been in a major (or minor) car accident, you know that it can be a traumatizing and life changing experience. Even accidents at low speed that cause minimal injury (or none that can be detected at the time) can be potentially harmful. An injury to your…