Tag Archives: medical care

Sinus Infections

by in Conditions We Treat, Medical Care August 4, 2015

Sinus infections (or sinusitis) is an inflammation of the nasal sinuses. It is usually caused by infection (bacterial or viral), but can also be caused by allergic reactions or other responses to environmental agents. Signs and Symptoms: Fever Nasal obstruction Raspy voice Pus-like nasal discharge Lose of sense of smell Facial pain or headache that […]

Fraudulent Supplements

by in Trends in Healthcare February 19, 2015

Earlier this month, GNC, Target, Walmart, and Walgreens were all accused of selling fraudulent supplements and vitamins. These in-store brands have used “contamination, substitution, false labeling, and deceptive business practices” (-Washington Post) and they have received cease and desist letters for several of their products. Many of the vitamins tested by the Attorney General’s office […]

Jessica Cantwell, FNP

by in Medical Care October 20, 2014

Describe what you do: As a Nurse Practitioner, I focus on healing the entire person from the inside out. People are not always just physically sick or have bodily injuries. They, also, may have emotional or mental ailments that must be taken care of before their physical injuries can heal. Being a nurse practitioner is […]

Food Sensitivity Seminar

by in Wellness July 1, 2014

Our office is proud to be sponsoring a Food Sensitivity Seminar for the Knoxville community. All are welcome to attend! This event will talk about food sensitivities and how they affect your entire body. It will also talk about the Alcat test that we offer in our office that can identify food sensitivities and then […]

Celiac Disease & Gut Health

by in Medical Care, Wellness May 12, 2014

Roughly 1 percent of the global population has celiac disease, although most do not know it. More than two million people in the U.S. are afflicted with the disease. Some common symptoms in infants and children are abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, weight loss and vomiting. About half of adults with the condition do not […]