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S.A.D. During the Winter Season

Most of you know that SAD stands for something else besides Standard American Diet; it also stands for Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD is a real thing. It’s a form of depression that occurs during the cold months and is why it’s also called “winter blues,” even though there is a less common form that also occurs […]

De-Stress During The Holidays

by Dr. William Epperly, Forum Health Bloomingdale Around the holidays, the hustle and bustle can turn a season of peace and joy into a time of wanting to pull your hair out! But over the years, I have accumulated a list of action steps a person can take to reduce the stress and the effects […]

Fight Fatigue and Increase Energy

by Dr. William Epperly, Forum Health Bloomingdale Many patients come to me complaining of fatigue and wanting more energy. And let’s face it, wouldn’t we all like more energy? I would. So how do you get it? Well, first of all, you should make sure there isn’t some major identifiable illness going on such as […]

Creamy Carrot Soup

A paleo creamy soup without cream, very good for an easy, healthy dinner. Ingredients 6 whole large carrots 1 whole orange 1 cup full-fat coconut milk 1 pinch cumin to taste 1 pinch coriander to taste 1 pinch salt to taste 1 pinch pepper to taste Pumpkin seeds for garnish Optional: extra coconut milk to put on top Method Grate the carrots (to cook them faster) and throw them in a pot. Squeeze […]

Detox for More Energy

by Dr. Wally Taylor of Texas Integrative Medicine Today, we are experiencing a skyrocketing epidemic of chronic illness. Many of these illnesses like autism and ALS used to be quite rare, but are now widely seen in our community. Other illnesses like diabetes, asthma, inflammatory arthritis, eczema, Alzheimer’s and even cancer used to be uncommon […]

Have a Healthier Thanksgiving

Though Thanksgiving will likely feel a little different this year, we are still looking forward to delicious food, seeing close family and friends, giving thanks for all the blessings in our lives, and slowing down and spending time together. It has been a year of change and uncertainty and though the holidays may feel different […]

Testosterone Pellet Therapy for Men

Watch as Dr. Paul Savage of Forum Health, Chicago describes pellet therapy for men. To learn more about Forum Health or schedule a free 15-minute patient consultation, call 855.524.0788 or visit https://www.forumhealth.com/contact/.

How Fast Are GAINSWave Therapy Results?

Listen as Dr. Paul Savage MD describes the GAINSWave Therapy Treatment process and results. Erectile dysfunction, or ED, affects about 30 million men in the U.S. Studies show that roughly one half of American men over the age of 40 have some degree of ED. How can GAINSWave treatment help? Watch this video to learn […]

How Does GAINSWave Therapy Work?

Watch as Dr. Paul Savage MD of Forum Health, Chicago describes the process of how GAINESWave Therapy works for men’s sexual wellness. To learn more about Forum Health call 855.524.0788 or schedule a free 15-minute patient consultation.

The Myths and Truths About Belly Fat

by Dr. Epperly of Forum Health, Bloomingdale Many are interested in losing weight, but turn to fad diets and quick fixes to achieve results in a short period of time which can do more harm than good. There are many myths and truths surrounding weight loss that are common in our culture. Read some of […]

An Intro To Genetics And Heart Disease

by Dr. William Epperly of Forum Health, Bloomingdale When we go to the doctor for a regular check-up, most of the time, we’re asked if we have a family history of heart disease. We also are usually somewhat concerned if parents or siblings have had a stroke or heart attack at an early age. That’s […]

GAINSWave Therapy For Men

Forum Health provider, Dr. Andrew Petersen, DO, of Forum Health Utah discusses Erectile Dysfunction and how GAINSWave can help. Erectile dysfunction, or ED, affects about 30 million men in the U.S. Studies show that roughly one half of American men over the age of 40 have some degree of ED. How can GAINSWave treatment help? […]

The Effects of the Covid-19 Epidemic on Men

Men, have you been affected mentally, physically, or emotionally by the COVID-10 epidemic? Many men do not realize the cumulative effects of chronic stress, though they can be damaging. From the Cleveland Clinic: “A new national survey by Cleveland Clinic reveals that the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting both the mental and physical health of men […]

Men – “A Pause” About Hormones

by Dr. Connie Casebolt MD When we hear about hormone imbalance we tend to picture menopausal women suffering through hot flashes and mood swings. Although most women do experience hormonal imbalance, men can suffer from it as well. Though not as well known, male hormone imbalance can be just as difficult to treat. In fact, […]

Treating, Not Just Preventing, Diabetes with Lifestyle Change

by Dr. Shilpa Saxena MD There is one word that strikes fear in the hearts of every diabetic that I have ever diagnosed in my office. One word conjures up images of needles,syringes, blood, pricking yourself day in and day out, chasing high bloodsugars and low blood sugars to avoid the dismal future of uncontrolleddiabetes. This word, […]

Ken’s Recovery Story

by Dr. Shilpa Saxena MD of Forum Health, Tampa It’s story time again. While I enjoy writing educational blogs, my passion lives with patient recovery stories. In the medical world, we call these case studies, but to me that term sounds sterile. These are real people….parents, siblings, children, unique individuals who all have a story […]

IV Nutritional Therapy for Men with Dr. Paul Savage

Do you suffer from chronic stress, anxiety, fatigue, brain fog, insomnia, and more? IV Nutritional Support may be helpful for you. Watch as Dr. Paul Savage discusses the therapeutic benefit of nutritional IV Therapy. All of our Forum Health locations offer IV Therapy. Visit us to schedule a FREE 15-minute phone consultation to discuss your […]

Help for Erectile Dysfunction

Watch as Dr. Paul Savage MD was interviewed on The Doctors on help for erectile dysfunction. Erectile dysfunction, or ED, affects about 30 million men in the U.S. Studies show that roughly one half of American men over the age of 40 have some degree of ED. What are the treatment options for this condition? […]

5 Tips to Stay Healthy During the Next Coronavirus Surge

While many of us are tiring of staying indoors, as temperatures drop the next few months could bring another spike of coronavirus cases. Due to schools reopening and restrictions lifting in many states we will likely see rising numbers of Covid-19 cases.  Many of us are facing pandemic fatigue; we long to see friends and […]

Webinar | Wellness Chat: Rejuvenating Women’s Sexual Health

Ladies, let’s talk! For many women, changes with your body, emotions and hormones as you age can be stressful and cause anxiety. Although this is a natural part of aging, it doesn’t have to be that way. If you’re experiencing perimenopause/menopause, vaginal discomfort, urinary incontinence, low libido, mood swings or less enjoyment with sex, then […]

Vegan Chai Tea Latte

Chai is very healing for the gut because it contains many healing herbs including cinnamon, which helps regulate blood sugar levels, cloves which help lower levels of pathogenic bacteria in the gut, and star anise which helps treat digestive ailments like bloating and indigestion. Many are unaware that it is possible to create a chai […]

Healthy Halloween Treats

Did you know that many common candies given at Halloween contain harmful ingredients like corn syrup, artificial flavors, artificial coloring, emulsifiers, rancid fats, and more? Unfortunately many of these ingredients are linked to mood changes, hyperactivity, some cancers, and even heart disease. Luckily you can make your own sweet treats at home to have a […]

Pomegranate Squash Salad

Inflammation is our body’s way of protecting itself in order to remove harmful toxins, irritants, or pathogens. Inflammation is thought to be a contributing factor in many diseases including arthritis, heart disease, autoimmune conditions, GI disorders, and more. Consuming plenty of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables (especially greens!) helps our body combat inflammation on a daily […]

Top 4 Supplements for Women 50+

Watch as Dr. Harry Moore of Forum Health, West Lake Hills, Texas shares the top four supplements he recommends for women over 50. Dr. Moore recommends supplementation because most of us do not get enough vitamins and minerals through our diets for optimal health. Learn more about the recommended supplements and purchase below. Mito Multi […]

Natural Menopause Solutions

Natural hormone therapy can help optimize wellness and treat menopause related symptoms including hot flashes, trouble sleeping, mood disorders and more. Dr. Paul Savage MD has over 20 years of clinical experience with hormone balancing, and understands why women want a natural solution to these troublesome symptoms. Dr. Savage works with women all over the […]

Recipe: Golden Milk

One of our favorite warming fall drinks is turmeric golden milk! Golden milk is a traditional Ayurvedic drink and is nourishing, creamy and delicious. Curcumin, the active component in turmeric, has medicinal properties and has been extensively studied; consuming turmeric may help reduce joint pain, arthritis, liver stagnation, inflammation, depression, and more. Bring this amazing […]

What is an O-Shot?

Many women who have passed their childbearing years believe they have to live with vaginal dryness and urinary incontinence. They may leak urine when they laugh, sneeze or exercise. They may find sexual intercourse painful but think it is normal. Discomfort is seen as part of getting older, and many give up on ever getting […]

7 Signs That You Might Have a Hormonal Imbalance

by Dr. Connie Casebolt of Forum Health, Greenville Hormone imbalances can affect women at any stage of life, not just during menopause. An imbalance of hormones can cause symptoms that greatly reduce a woman’s quality of life. While some of these signs can be caused by other health issues, they can also be common signs […]

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement in Women

By Dr. Connie Casebolt MD of Forum Health, Greenville Ladies, we all face dealing with hormonal imbalances, particularly during perimenopause and menopause. It is a normal part of life. Conventional synthetic hormone replacement treatment is often used to help women balance their hormones and improve their quality of life, but there is a better way! […]

Women and Hormonal Imbalances

Did you know that if you have trouble losing weight may have to do with more than just diet and exercise? Your weight depends on your hormones and if they are out of balance, many symptoms including trouble losing weight may result. Listen below as Dr. Paul Savage explains hormones and weight gain. To learn […]

Job Stress May Raise Women’s Heart Attack Risk by Almost 90%

by Dr. Shilpa Saxena, Forum Health Tampa A potentially life-saving study was plastered all over the internet recently: Job Stress May Raise Women’s Heart Attack Risk by Almost 90%! This study is at the “preliminary assessment” state as the results have notbeen fully analyzed, basically meaning that the medical community is not willing to stand behind […]

Testosterone Pellets for Women

by Dr. William Epperly of Forum Health, Bloomingdale I haven’t written much lately about testosterone pellets, but I was recently reminded by a female patient and friend of mine how powerful these little pellets are. She absolutely loves her pellets and so do a lot of my other patients, and for good reason. Testosterone pellets […]

8 Hormone Imbalances You Had No Idea Were Destroying Your Health

by Dr. Wally Taylor, Forum Health Austin In the U.S. more and more women and men are developing hormone imbalances at an alarming rate due to many factors such as poor diet, stressful lifestyles, environmental toxins, and declining physical exercise. Symptoms of hormone imbalances can include: Excess fatigue Severe stomach pains Weight gain Weight loss […]

Natural Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer

by Dr. Shilpa Saxena, MD of Forum Health, Tampa Some of the greatest pioneers in medicine work to find ways to utilize lifestyle-based solutions for even the most devastating diseases. Of course, nothing strikes fear into the heart and, literally, the chests of women than the diagnosis of breast cancer. Luckily for us, these trendsetting docs […]

Healthy Aging and Sexual Health

Dr. Petersen and Erica Lemke-Pembroke enjoyed speaking with ABC4 Utah – Good4Utah on Good Things Utah recently. Aging, childbirth, and hormone imbalances can all affect sexual health, but there are many treatment options available. To learn more about Forum Health schedule a free 15-minute patient consultation or call 855.906.3037.

Inflammation and Illness

by Dr. Wally Taylor, Forum Health Austin Inflammation and Illness: Is Your Diet to Blame? Inflammation is our body’s way of protecting itself in order to remove harmful toxins, irritants, or pathogens. Inflammation is thought to be a contributing factor in many diseases including, but not limited to, arthritis, heart disease, autoimmune conditions, GI disorders, […]

Recipe: Avocado Chocolate Mousse

When you adopt a natural, whole foods diet many assume that treats are off-limits forever. Not so! By creating substitutes for common favorites using whole and natural ingredients we can create delicious, naturally sweetened treats to enjoy on occasion. This avocado mousse is one of our favorites! It is easy and filled with nutrients; avocados […]

Omega-3s and Brain Health

GREAT HEALTH STARTS IN THE BRAIN As most of us have experienced some level of stress this year, we are all seeking ways to stay vital, productive, relaxed, and healthy. Luckily, Nature has a solution! By focusing on nutrient-dense foods and high quality natural supplementation we can arm our brains and bodies with the targeted […]

Brain Health and Building Resilience

Having adequate levels of neurotransmitters dictates the quality of all feeling states in the brain; they help us focus on our work, feel positive and motivated, sleep well, connect to each other, and feel balanced and at ease in life. Having healthy levels of neurotransmitters is incredibly important to stay optimally well in our modern […]

Must Have Foods For Optimal Gut Health

Must Have Foods for Optimal Gut Health by Dr. Wally Taylor If there’s something wrong with your gut, it could be making you sick and tired. If you’re suffering from some type of digestive disorder, IBS, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn, gas etc. an unhealthy gut may be the root cause. The health of your gut […]

COVID-19 Webinar Series

Be Home. Be Healthy. Be Informed. Join Forum Health’s network of physicians, practitioners, psychologists and health coaches for quick COVID-19 updates during this live webinar series. Each webinar will feature a different keynote speaker with expertise in chronic infections, environmental toxins, immunology, clinical nutrition, positive psychology, lifestyle medicine, and more. During these 30-minute webinars, guests […]

Protect Yourself Against COVID-19

Important Steps to Lower Risk of Coronavirus Infection While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant fear around the world, every person is in this fight together; to stay calm, keep healthy, and support one another. At Forum Health, we’re taking every available measure to ensure the safety and well-being of our staff and patients through ongoing […]

Recipe: Turkey Meatballs

Turkey meatballs are an easy, protein-packed appetizer or party dish-to-pass. Or, add a few to a fresh salad with leafy greens and a light vinaigrette for a healthy meal. This recipe is also slow-cooker friendly, freeing up space in the oven or for plenty of extra time before guests arrive. Turkey Meatballs Makes: 24-30 meatballs […]

Ketamine Therapy: “Let the Brain Heal and the Heart Feel”

By Dr. Trish Henrie-Barrus Jeremy felt defective. When he was 10, his mother filed for divorce. She told his dad, “I don’t want the kids.” This devastated Jeremy, who adored his mom. After she left, he felt lonely and disconnected. These feelings evolved into hopelessness and helplessness, especially when he was sexually abused by a […]

Patient Story: Vitamin C for Breast Cancer Chemo Relief

By Stephanie Caspelich, Forum Health Patient I was diagnosed with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer in March. Fortunately, I found Forum Health and Dr. Paul Savage to help jump-start my recovery. Along with TCHP chemotherapy every three weeks, I’ve incorporated an alkaline diet, regular exercise, and a positive mindset into my treatment plan. Results have been […]

Recipe: Chia Seed Pudding

Refined carbs and sugar spike your blood sugar. Over time, this can lead to insulin resistance. That’s when your body ignores signals that allow nutrients into your cells. This condition is linked to diabetes and weight gain. Chia seeds can help reverse this damage. They’re one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet — […]

Recipe: Salmon & Kale Caesar Salad

Besides being important for bone health and immunity, vitamin D helps boost your sex hormones. Salmon is an excellent source of this fat-soluble vitamin! It’s also high in omega-3 fatty acids, which are anti-inflammatory and have been shown to reduce the risk of breast and prostate cancer. Salmon & Kale Caesar Salad Servings: 4 Ingredients […]

Recipe: Detox Beet & Carrot Salad with Free-Range Chicken

One of your liver’s jobs is breaking down excess sex hormones that your body creates; this helps keep you hormonally balanced and feeling your best. But if that process isn’t working well, these chemicals can build up and wreak havoc — causing fatigue, weight gain, mood swings, low libido, infertility, and more. The good news: […]

Recipe: Detox Pumpkin Spice Shake

Stable blood sugar levels are key to hormonal balance. Blood sugar fluctuation can lead to inflammation, preventing your cells from producing and using hormones effectively. Here are some signs your blood sugar might be imbalanced: Constant hunger — even immediately after eating Shakiness, lack of focus, or moodiness when hungry Cravings for carbs, sugar, salt, […]

Simple Gratitude: Learning the Key to Healthy Aging

By Paul Savage, MD As a doctor coming up on 60, I’ve learned a lot about what it takes to age well. It’s important to make healthy lifestyle choices in areas like nutrition, exercise, and sleep. But over the years, I’ve found that one basic ingredient must come first: gratitude. Traumatic Trajectory My life started […]

5 Realities of Healthy Aging

By Paul Savage, MD To age well, it’s important to see your doctor regularly and make wise lifestyle choices. Every day, you should be mindful of these five realities: Our world is filled with toxins. Toxins are in our environment, as well as in everything we eat and drink. Thankfully, in most cases, cleaning toxins […]

Patient Story: Diabetic in Denial

As a pharmacist, Phil Hagerman knew all about insulin — and the importance of a healthy diet and lifestyle. “But I was traveling a lot for work, admittedly had a sweet tooth, and didn’t think I had the time to focus on my health,” Phil said. His grandchildren gave him the motivation to get back […]