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 Texas Integrative Medicine 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 New Location and New Team Members

Texas Integrative Medicine is moving to 3006 Bee Cave Rd Suite A-300 in Austin, Texas 78746 I am very excited to announce some changes coming to Texas Integrative Medicine.  On February 1, 2018, our clinic will be moving to 3006 Bee Cave Rd Suite A-300 in Austin to the WestLake Hills part of West Austin.  […]

Mold Illness in Central Texas

Devastating Symptoms due to Mold Toxin (Mycotoxin) exposure is Going Undiagnosed Often In my functional clinical practice, Texas Integrative Medicine, 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 […]

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 […]

TOXIC HEAVY METALS PLAYING INCREASING ROLE IN CHRONIC ILLNESS

Rise in environmental pollution of air, food, water, and cosmetics with mercury, lead, cadmium, aluminum, arsenic, and other toxic metals is becoming increasingly recognized as a significant contributing factor of many chronic inflammation-based diseases. These chemicals damage cells and tissues both by direct toxic effects as well as by interfering with the function of important […]

FOOD TROUBLES?-WE HAVE A PLAN AT TEXAS INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE

You may be suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Digestion problems like bloating, pain after eating, gas, burping, constipation, and diarrhea are one of the main categories of symptoms suffered by almost all of us. In addition to making us miserable, digestive disorders often trigger inflammation in our intestinal immune system which can lead to a […]