Doctor Talk

  • Can you boost your immune system?
    Can you boost your immune system? MAY 07, 2019

    Walk into any health food store or local retailer, and you’re likely to see many products that claim to support or improve immunity. It’s true that as we age, our immune response decreases, which may contribute to more infections.

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  • That stomach pain could be your gallbladder
    That stomach pain could be your gallbladder APR 25, 2019

    A gallbladder attack can be a painful – and potentially dangerous – medical condition.

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  • The dangers of radon. Are you at risk?
    The dangers of radon. Are you at risk? APR 15, 2019

    Radon is an odorless, colorless gas that is a natural by-product of our environment and soil. It’s produced by decaying uranium and is found in nearly all types of soil. It’s also the second leading cause of lung cancer behind smoking.

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  • Allergy Relief
    Allergy Relief APR 09, 2019

    Chattanooga has been ranked among the "Sneeziest and Wheeziest" cities in the country and the fifth worst city in the United States for seasonal allergy and asthma sufferers.

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  • New cancer diagnosis? 5 questions to ask your doctor
    New cancer diagnosis? 5 questions to ask your doctor MAR 27, 2019

    No matter the type of cancer or the stage, there are a few questions that can help you clarify the direction of your care, ease fears and provide a sense of control through what is an often-confusing and complicated process.

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  • Treating and preventing kidney stones
    Treating and preventing kidney stones MAR 20, 2019

    Every year more than half a million people develop kidney stones - a painful condition that occurs when solid pieces of waste in the urine crystallize in the kidney or bladder.

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