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 […]

Fall Allergies

by in Medical Care September 3, 2014

As summer weather fades into fall, a new crop of pollen is set loose across the country, activating fall allergy symptoms for an estimated 40 million Americans, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Ragweed is the primary allergen in fall and 10-20% of the population is allergic to it. In 2013, Knoxville […]

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 […]

How Allergies Affect Your Body

by in Medical Care, Wellness June 23, 2014

Allergies are caused by the immune system confusing natural proteins for a harmful invader. Most people hear of allergies and think of common symptoms such as runny noses and sneezing. However, allergies affect the entire body and may manifest differently in each individual. Patients with allergies are at greater risk of developing new allergies, asthma, […]