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 […]

Acupuncture and Pain Relief

There is some ridiculous old adage that says “Suffering is a fact of life”. Bull puckey. Yes, discomfort happens, pain happens, injuries happen.  Stubbed toes, menstrual cramps, strained backs, stress, sadness, it all happens. Yep, it is good to accept that these things can and will happen and are part of life.  However, prolonged suffering […]

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 Texas Integrative Medicine.   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 Texas Integrative Medicine to our new, larger clinical facility in Rollingwood, West Austin, we are very pleased to announce that we now offer OxySauna treatments […]

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.  […]

IV Alpha Lipoic Acid and IV NAD at Texas Integrative

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]