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11 Must Have Foods For Optimal Gut Health

By Wally Taylor, MD of Forum Health Austin Suffering with poor gut health? If you’re experiencing bloating, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn, fatigue, gas, weight gain, insomnia or acne, it may be a sign that your gut health is unbalanced.   And the health of your gut determines what nutrients are absorbed and what toxins, allergens, and […]

9 Ways To Avoid a “Healing Crisis” During Detox

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Detoxing Too Fast Just as toxins can cause problems when entering your body, they can cause similar issues on their way out. If you detox too fast, or without the right support, you may reabsorb some old bacteria, toxins, and other decomposing chemicals. Why? It’s a tortoise vs the hare situation. The tortoise, in this […]

Emotional Processing

Emotional Processing

When a polar bear experiences trauma – as when he is hunted down by a helicopter shooting tranquilizers at him – he shakes his body to release that trauma.   This is instinctual and helps keep him healthy, resetting his nervous system to a calm, safe state again. You may see your dog do this too. […]

How to Detox Environmental Toxins Effectively

Reviewed by Dr. Wally Taylor of Forum Health Austin Toxins are everywhere – in food, water, the air we breathe, and yes, even furniture. Some of the most common environmental toxins include heavy metals (lead, aluminum, and mercury), chlorine, formaldehyde, pollution, mold, flame retardants, exhaust, BPA, and even electromagnetic radiation, just to name a few. […]

Be Kind To Your Gut

Dr. William Epperly of Forum Health Bloomingdale Why Should I Care About My Gut? Your intestinal tract, or what we refer to as your gut, has a huge influence on your overall health.  It’s not simply a way for your body to get water and nutrition.  It contains most of your immune system, and directly […]

Devastating Symptoms Due to Mold Toxin Exposure is Going Undiagnosed

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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 the cause is unknown. In other cases a person knows that they […]

Chronic “mystery” Illness- Is it an injured Limbic System?

Some chronic illness symptoms caused by faulty brain signals Neuroplasticity is able to completely eliminate Limbic System false 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 […]

Is Stress Making you Sick?

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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.  […]

Practical Advice For Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition of widespread body pain (present in all four body quaudrants) in association with at least 11 out of 17 specific tender points (5 lbs. of pressure to the area causes significant pain), for which there is no other identifiable diagnosis. It is a rather common condition, although some doctors still don’t […]

Autoimmune Disease: What Is It And Why Is It Increasing?

Autoimmune Disease Is Becoming More Common Rheumatoid arthritis, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, psoriasis, systemic lupus erythematosis, multiple sclerosis, Type I Diabetes, and celiac disease: What do all these diseases have in common? They all involve the body’s immune system attacking the body itself rather than foreign invaders. The term for this is “autoimmunity”. What Is Autoimmunity? Autoimmunity […]