Blog Archive

5 Tips to Keep Your Energy Levels Up This Holiday Season Dec 4th, 2019

The holiday season is here, and while that energizes many people, it causes many others to sink into a state of low energy and even depression. You don’t want low energy to cause you to miss out on holiday events, so here are a few tips from the expert team...

Everything You Need to Know About Allergy Testing Nov 1st, 2019

More than 50 million people across the nation suffer from allergies. Unfortunately, it's not always easy to find relief. This difficulty is part of the reason why allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in America. Jill Taylor, DO, and our caring team at Taylor Family Practice in...

What Is Preventive Medicine? Oct 1st, 2019

You’ve heard the axiom “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” While this is true in many areas of life, there’s nowhere it matters more than your health.  Much of Western medicine focuses on treating problems and symptoms after they occur, instead of stopping them before they...

Here's What Happens to Your Body When Your Thyroid is Imbalanced Sep 1st, 2019

The thyroid is a small gland in the front of your neck, shaped like a butterfly. It produces hormones that regulate growth and energy in your body, influencing the body’s metabolic processes and impacting your overall well-being. Thyroid disease is a term for a group of conditions that affect the...

5 Ways to Prevent Yeast Infections Aug 1st, 2019

About 75% of women have at least one yeast infection during their lifetime. Yeast is a natural component within your body, but it can grow out of control in your vagina under certain conditions and result in an infection. You’re more likely to contract a yeast infection if you: Are...

What Does Adrenal Fatigue Mean for Your Ability to Handle Stress? Jul 1st, 2019

Exhaustion and stress can feel like twin enemies who are attacking you as you try to get through your day. When you always feel tired and stretched to the limit, it can seem like there’s no end in sight and nothing will ever change. At Taylor Family Practice in Humble,...

Here's How Changes in Your Hormones Affect Your Sexual Health Jun 1st, 2019

Hormonal imbalances can cause serious issues, because hormones are the substances that your body produces to regulate everything from your sleep cycle to your sexual health. And when it comes to sexual health, fluctuations in your hormones can lead to a drastic drop in sexual desire, functioning, and satisfaction. Here...

Migraines, Insomnia, and Other Health Issues That Can Be Remedied with Chiropractic Care May 3rd, 2019

Chiropractors do more than make adjustments to remedy back or neck pain. They also reduce migraines, insomnia, and more. At Taylor Family Practice, our team combines holistic and functional medicine to treat our patients. From hypertension and diabetes to rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune disorders. We provide personalized care and...

5 Benefits of a Compounding Pharmacy Apr 3rd, 2019

Not every patient benefits from a one-size-fits-all approach to taking medication. When you fill a typical prescription at a general pharmacy, your medication comes in predetermined strengths and formulations. A compounding pharmacy, however, understands the unique needs of each patient and mixes medication in an individualized manner so that it’s...

How What You Eat Affects Your Thyroid Mar 12th, 2019

Your thyroid is responsible for many functions in your body that affect your metabolism and growth. This little butterfly-shaped organ in your throat releases hormones into the bloodstream to properly regulate a variety of bodily functions, including temperature and energy. Sometimes the thyroid gland fails to release the right amount...

Signs You May Have a Testosterone Deficiency and What You Can Do About It Feb 1st, 2019

It’s normal for men to produce less testosterone as they age, but having a testosterone deficiency at any age can leave you feeling frustrated and dealing with both physical and emotional changes.   At Taylor Family Practice, Jill Taylor, DO, takes a holistic approach to diagnosing and treating low testosterone...