Master Class: Is Your Environment Making You Sick?
Do you have frustrating symptoms that won’t go away, but your doctor hasn’t found anything wrong? It could be something in your environment making you ill. In this Master Class, Dr. Wally Taylor of Forum Health Austin, explains how environmental illness, caused by pollutants and toxins in your environment, can weaken the immune system and […]
Candida auris is here-Be Aware
CANDIDA AURIS HAS ARRIVED IN THE US! Heads up, folks! Candida auris is on the scene. “What is it?”, you may ask. Candida auris is a recently discovered strain of yeast related to other Candida yeasts such as Candida albicans, the yeast that commonly causes thrush and female discharge especially after taking antibiotics. The important […]
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. […]
Exploring the Pain-Inflammation Connection
I sat down with Becky Andrews recently to discuss the approach that we take with our guests experiencing pain at Forum Health Austin. Dr. Taylor: “Pain. It’s just part of life, but It is definitely a two-edged sword. On the positive side, pain signals danger to your body. In fact, without the ability to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]