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How to Use the 5 Essentials® as an Integrated Approach to Holistic Health

At MaxLiving, we teach integrative medicine, which is a practice altogether different from mainstream medicine in one important way. That is, instead of just managing symptoms – which is the focus of the mainstream – integrative medicine emphasizes holistic health and the body’s natural healing power, and aims to help correct the main causes of…

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Heart Health

Help Prevent Heart Disease With Simple Food & Lifestyle Changes for Heart Health

Heart Disease can be Deadly What Causes Heart Disease? Designing a Heart-Healthy Diet 7 Healthy Heart Tips Heart disease contributes to over 17 million deaths globally every year – that’s one-third of all deaths for people over 35! Heart disease facts like these emphasize how important prevention becomes for heart health. With heart disease, cholesterol and fibrous materials in artery walls…

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3 jolly ways to have a happy and healthy holiday season

Happy holidays from Momentum Chiropractic! From taking part in age-old traditions to enjoying your favorite festive treats, the holiday season is a time to have fun and make memories with family and friends. As wonderful as this season can be, it can also be stressful for many people. You may experience a pressure to travel…

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6 Ways to Reduce the Effects of Viruses and Strengthen Your Immune System

“Cover your mouth!” This is something you have probably heard growing up when you cough or sneeze. During the current COVID-19 pandemic, sneezing or coughing in public is often viewed as someone with the black plague. Many symptoms such as coughing and sneezing come from viruses, which can disrupt how the body works. The immune…

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Supplementing Your Immune System with a Daily Defense to Fight Pathogens

Your Immune System is Your Daily Defense Against Invaders  At its peak, your immune system works like a master orchestra performing in harmony. Upon detecting potential threats — including bacteria, parasites, and viruses — your immune system unleashes a powerful army to destroy these foreign invaders. Usually, this defense works well, protecting you against illness. But sometimes…

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Summer Blog Series #2: Outdoor Activity

Welcome to the beautiful Pacific Northwest, where the landscape is diverse and the weather is bright and warm in the summer. Because we have clear, sunny skies most of the season, we have a wide selection of outdoor activities and exercise from which to choose. Hiking, gardening, swimming, fishing, mountain climbing, running, sports, kayaking—the list…

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Vitamin D: Sunshine, Storage, and Supplements

Why Don’t We Get Enough Vitamin D? Health Consequences of Not Getting Enough Vitamin D Am I At Risk For Vitamin D Deficiency? Vitamin D Nutraceuticals 3 Ways To Get More Vitamin D Sometimes called “the sunshine vitamin,” your skin can make vitamin D with regular sunlight.  That makes the name a little misleading because your…

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5 Hacks to Have a Healthy BBQ

Summertime means lazy lounging days basking in the sun, enjoying friends by the poolside, and having a backyard BBQ! Children play in the backyard, you hear the ice cream truck music in the distance, and humid air creates a relaxed spirit. Unfortunately, the season can also become an invitation for sunburn, bug bites, and other…

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Summer Blog Series #1: Summertime health tips

Break out your sunglasses and beach umbrella—summer has arrived! Many people wait all year long for the special activities that come with summer, like swimming, gardening, sports, hiking, camping, and many more. With this increased exercise comes opportunities for injuring our bodies in big and small ways. In this first installment of our summer blog…

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12 Heart Healthy Ideas for a Perfect Valentine’s Day

The idea of Valentine’s Day out sounds enticing. You might envision a candlelight dinner, dancing, and strolling in the moonlight. Most of us know the realistic scenario of this romantic holiday.  You wait an hour for a table and pay too much for mediocre, unhealthy food. February weather means you’ll likely be running to the car rather…

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