How Do You Know if You Have High Cortisol Levels? 

Are you experiencing heart palpitations, trouble sleeping, a racing mind, hot flashes, stomach aches, muscle weakness or rapid weight gain primarily in the face, abdomen or chest? You could have high cortisol levels and not even know it.   Everyone experiences stress, but when it becomes chronic, or you don’t know how to manage stress levels,

Continue Reading
Chronic fatigue

Why Am I Always Tired? Answers to Your Chronic Fatigue

August 8th at 7pm ET Are you routinely tired, overwhelmed or just not feeling like yourself? Experiencing changes in your body such as weight gain, mood swings, trouble sleeping or body aches? While occasional tiredness is normal, feeling fatigued all the time isn’t and could be a sign of a medical issue. In this webinar, functional medicine providers

Continue Reading

Save Money and Gain Health Insights with Labs Direct

Forum Health offers its patients direct preferred pricing on lab work through its in-house program, Labs Direct. Tired of surprise bills, lack of coverage from your insurance or skipping out on important labs because of the cost? What if there was a better way to get your lab work without the hassle? With Forum Health,

Continue Reading

Do you think you have a Food Allergy?

So many people struggle with symptoms that can point to inflammation, things like pain, achey joints and muscles, food cravings, IBS-like symptoms, headaches, bloating, fatigue and many more.  Often these annoyances can go on for years before someone gets relief, and often after visiting many practitioners in different specialties.  Yet, did you know that all

Continue Reading

SIBO- What’s going on in there?

If you read around online in the integrative, functional medicine, and/or digestive health space, you may have encountered this acronym: SIBO (usually pronounced “seebow”), which is easy-speak for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth  …  no wonder there’s a short form! SIBO can cause many gut related symptoms ranging from abdominal bloating, belching, gas, flatulence, cramps, diarrhea,

Continue Reading

Saliva Testing- Get the Skinny on Your Hormones

Most of us can probably relate to occasionally feeling out of sorts, moody, foggy, emotional, or not sleeping deeply. And for the ladies, those symptoms might seem to come and go according to monthly cycles or as those cycles start to change. Or if you’ve been following our blog posts and have been reading about

Continue Reading

Saliva Testing – Get the Skinny on Your Hormones

Most of us can probably relate to occasionally feeling out of sorts, moody, foggy, emotional, or not sleeping deeply. And for the ladies, those symptoms might seem to come and go according to monthly cycles or as those cycles start to change. Or if you’ve been following our blog posts and have been reading about

Continue Reading

What exactly is Leaky Gut?

Many of you, no doubt, will have heard the term “leaky gut”, as it’s become a popular topic in health and wellness circles and online. But I’ve heard that if you mention it to certain doctors, they can have a somewhat negative reaction, or even say they “don’t believe in that”. If, however you look

Continue Reading

Everyone’s Meditating – Are You?

It seems like you can’t glance through a piece of media without being encouraged to join the legions of those who meditate, being promised relief from the relentless stress, chattering mind and jangled nerves that are part and parcel of our every day lives. Just today, You Tube returned over 1.4 million hits when I

Continue Reading

Revitalize’s No Fail New Years’ Resolutions

New Years Day is usually thought of as a day to reflect on your past year, and plan the year ahead. Many people make a habit of making resolutions. Statistics say that while 45% of people made resolutions for 2015, only 8% actually kept them. That is not a very high success rate! Often it

Continue Reading
time to detox

Thinking Ahead: 2017 Planning Already?

Next month will be January! The New Year. And even though December can see some of the busiest calendars of the year, it’s a great time to begin considering what changes you might want to make once all the holidays and festivities have come to a close for a bit. I like to ask people

Continue Reading

Staying Well At the Holidays

Much of what you see about “holiday survival” talks about eating healthy food at home before party- going, how to fit a pared down workout schedule into an already crammed schedule, and making DIY gifts to give your budget a bit of a break. These are great ideas, and if they serve your particular needs

Continue Reading

Revitalize is Now Offering Genomic Testing and Advice!

Pharmacogenomics and epigenetics is a new emerging field. Since the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 we have the technology to map your DNA- the strands that contain all of your genes. This leads to more personalized medicine. Sometimes it leads to earlier diagnosis. Other times it can help you make decisions to

Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About Melatonin

Melatonin is a hormone produced by your pineal gland and is most commonly associated with sleep. It actually causes drowsiness and lowers your body temperature when it is time to go to bed. It gradually rises during the night with a peak at 2:00-3:00am. B vitamins are essential building blocks for melatonin. So if you

Continue Reading

Toxic Chemicals in my Lotion?!!!

Hormone balancing can be more difficult to achieve with some patients for a variety of reasons. Lifestyle, adrenal function and even the chemicals introduced into our body can interfere with progress. There are several chemicals that are actually toxic to our body and are known to interfere with our body’s hormone system. These chemicals could

Continue Reading

The Facts About Heart Health

Most people think of February and think of Valentine’s Day (except those of us in Northeast Ohio who think snow and cold!). In the medical community, we also think of the heart…but the actual organ. Cardiovascular disease is the NUMBER ONE killer of women, causing one out of three deaths each year. Statistics show that

Continue Reading


As we enter into the cold and flu season, and especially since Akron just narrowly missed an Ebola outbreak, I felt compelled to write about probiotics this month. Probiotics are known for helping gastrointestinal issues. Having the normal amount of bacteria in your intestines can not only help digestion, bowel motility and nutrient absorption, but

Continue Reading

Can You Blame Your Breast Cancer on Your Parents?

According to the latest statistics, one in eight women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer in their lives. The diagnosis of breast cancer affects many aspects of a woman’s life (health, self-esteem, lost work, family dynamics, etc.). Because of this, most women fear it more than any other disease process. About 5 to 10%

Continue Reading

Get Your Life Back, Get Revitalized!

__CONFIG_optin__{"optin":0,"color":"orange","size":"medium","text":"Subscribe Now","layout":"horizontal"}__CONFIG_optin__

Forum Health Akron

Fairlawn Office:
3634 West Market Street

Suite 104
Fairlawn, Ohio 44333

Call: 855-829-8315
Fax: 330-835-4261

Monday-Thursday 8 AM—4:30PM
Fridays 8 AM—Noon

© 2023 Forum Health Akron, formerly Revitalize Medical Group, All Rights Reserved | Terms | Privacy Policy