by Megan Roberts, Integrative Health Coach and Head RN Where did I get it? Well, could have been that last trip to Target, maybe the bounce house where dozens other parents took their children to let off some steam this weekend because schools are closed due to illness for the second time in three weeks. […]
Carolyn Burris, MS, Nutrition Forum Health Knoxville February 20, 2019 Feeling under the weather and a cold or virus coming on? You have choices! So, let’s take a healthy step by making this tasty immune fighting soup. Here are some of the benefits in the soup’s ingredients. Coconut Oil– has […]
The flu is here. The longer nights, the colder days, signal the onset of our least favorite winter acquantance—influenza or the flu. The coming and present flu season is as reliable as the change of seasons. You might say it comes in a close runner-up to notorious death and taxes. The Centers for Disease Control […]
Lyme disease: My Journey to a Treatment I was diagnosed with Lyme disease early in 2017. I covered my Journey to a Diagnosis of Lyme disease in a previous blog post and in an interview video blog with Dr. Goodyear on our youtube channel. This blog post highlights My Journey to a Treatment with chronic, […]
We have started our tenth year at Forum Health Knoxville (how time flies), and I am constantly reminded of all the interesting patients and their stories. Many began their journey trying to explain to me how very fatigued they were. Other symptoms such as headaches, joint pain, muscle aches, brain fog and sadness were […]
What Is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted primarily by Ixodes ticks, or deer ticks, and black-legged ticks. Over 300,000 patients are diagnosed annually with substantial indications that there are many more patients who have not been diagnosed — identifying and treating this infection is a growing challenge. Although far less recognized, […]
The cooler seasons brings temperatures that challenge our immune systems. Here are 4 foods to build our health and keep our immune system hardier through the fall and winter.