Book Review: TOXIC-Heal Your Body-by Neil Nathan, MD
Book Review: TOXIC Heal Your Body by Neil Nathan, MD-Victory Belt Publishing Inc. 2018 As a physician treating multi-symptom chronic, complex illness (CCI) caused by environmental illness arising from the cumulative exposure to a wide variety of environmental toxins, I have been finding Neil Nathan’s book, TOXIC, to be a very useful resource for patients […]
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and EMF Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity to Environmental Chemicals and EMF’s leads to Chronic Fatigue and Brain Fog At Forum Health Austin in Austin, Texas, we often see folks who describe hypersensitivity to multiple environmental chemicals and electromagnetic radiation or EMF’s. Most patients describe their Multiple Chemical Sensitivity or EMF Hypersensitivity as being progressive. Initially, they only notice symptoms on […]
Is Stress Making You Sick?
Tina’s Story Tina recently came to see me as a new patient in my clinic. Tina had always been a worrier and she had battled feeling anxious and having trouble sleeping through the night for years. These had been manageable problems for her. Then something happened that changed things for Tina in a big way. […]
Announcing OxySauna Detox Treatments
New 21st Century treatments combine three proven modalities to clear body toxins and lower counts of harmful germs into a quick and affordable treatment session. With the move of Forum Health Austin to our new, larger clinical facility in Rollingwood, West Austin, we are very pleased to announce that we now offer OxySauna treatments […]
IV Alpha Lipoic Acid and IV NAD at Forum Health Austin
Individuals suffering from chronic complex illness like chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, chemical sensitivity, brain fog, joint pain, chronic pain, headache, anxiety, depression and sleep disorder caused by the effects of exposure to environmental toxins like mold, viruses, Lyme spirochetes and chemicals have substantial mitochondrial dysfunction in essentially every case that I have seen. Research has shown […]
Chronic “Mystery” Illness- is it an Injured Limbic System?
Some chronic illness symptoms caused by faulty brain signals Some absolutely amazing findings coming from recent neurobehavioral and psychology research are unraveling a fabric of mystery which is demonstrating that a number of symptoms of “mystery Illnesses” like chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, multiple chemical sensitivity and electromagnetic frequency sensitivity may be significantly generated by faulty […]
Mold Illness in Central Texas
Devastating Symptoms due to Mold Toxin (Mycotoxin) exposure is Going Undiagnosed Often In my functional clinical practice, Forum Health Austin, one of the most common problems I see is chronic, complex illness from the presence of mold toxins in the body. I usually see patients who come in with a group of unexplained symptoms and […]
ElectroSmog – Should You Care?
The Many Conveniences of the 21st Century Digital Age May Come with a Price Don’t get me wrong. As a “technology nerd,” I don’t know of too many people who have more of a love of things electronic than I do. I am what people call an “early adopter” when it comes to the latest […]
Shining Some Light on Lyme Disease
Do rays of light offer hope to individuals suffering from conditions like Lyme disease? As a doctor who sees patients with a chronic, complex disease on a daily basis, I see regularly patients who have been told that they have Lyme disease. I must start by saying that I believe the term Lyme disease is […]
MOLD ILLNESS IN CENTRAL TEXAS
by Wally Taylor MD In my integrative, functional and holistic practice of medicine in Austin, Texas, where I see people suffering from chronic complex illness that has not responded completely to prescription medicine, I frequently encounter folks who have a variety of symptoms from exposure to mold toxins also known as mycotoxins. This has been […]
THOSE PESKY OUTDOOR BUGS
Which Non-Toxic Insect Repellent is Best for Your Family? How to make a Natural Mosquito or Tick Repellent with Essential Oils Now that school’s out, it’s time to play outside. Unfortunately the out-of-doors also means exposure to bugs like mosquitos, chiggers, and ticks. The reality is that dangerous and often persistent diseases carried by these […]
NAVIGATING COMPLEX ILLNESS
Forum for integrative medicine conference on navigating chronic complex illness provided opportunity to interact with nation’s leaders treating the chronically sick patient. Last week I had the privilege to attend a gathering of a select group of the nation’s best health care providers who have accepted the challenge to treat the sickest of the sick. […]
STEALTH INFECTION IN CHRONIC DISEASE-PART 2
In my last blog post, Part 1 of this series, I introduced the concept of stealth infection as a cause of chronic disease. I explained that many persistent illnesses with many different symptoms-diseases like autoimmune disease, diabetes, thyroid disorder, adrenal fatigue, heart disease, and even cancer- may in fact be manifestations of the presence of […]
STEALTH INFECTION IN CHRONIC DISEASE
stealth (definition)- cautious and surreptitious action or movement. synonyms: furtiveness, secrecy, surreptitiousness, sneakiness, slyness. Varro, in the first century B.C., had said that swampy land was dangerous because “certain minute animals, invisible to the eye, breed there, and borne of the air reach the inside of the body by way of the mouth and […]
METHYLATION AND MTHFR-WHY SHOULD YOU CARE?
There has been a lot said about methylation in healthcare blogs in the past few years and for good reason. Methylation is arguably the most important metabolic process in our human body. For many of us, it is not going as it should. Let me explain. Many of our most important molecules will not behave […]
Lyme Disease Continues to Generate Controversy
Everything from the name to the treatment of this disorder that seems to be affecting more and more Texans seemingly creates disagreement. In an effort to be able to better evaluate and help the ever-increasing number of people who seek out my integrative medicine services for persistent chronic disease that is not responding adequately to […]
BIOTOXIN ILLNESS REQUIRES A MEDICAL DETECTIVE
Your Persistent Illness May Call for a Medical Sherlock Holmes Our mission at Forum Health Austin is to help an individual regain true health and wellness that they have been unable to achieve. Often a variety of different attempts that usually involve visits to any number of health care providers both traditional and non-traditional have […]
Canary In A Coal Mine?
Doctor, Why Can’t I Get Well? This is a question I get asked almost daily. Folks who come to see us at Texas Integrative Medicine have almost always been too many other health care providers by the time they enter our door. Many have been on multiple treatment regimens and protocols and yet still fail […]