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 […]

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 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 […]

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, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stopping Lyme Disease Requires Restoring Immune System Function

Lyme disease has been called the great masquerader.  It can imitate many other diseases including multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. While early Lyme disease is an illness with fever and a typical “bull’s eye rash”, the late form which is more controversial is characterized by a large host of symptoms which includes severe fatigue, muscle […]