Open House Screening

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Did you know that being overweight, having high cholesterol, hypertension, or diabetes is a risk factor for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)? Fatty liver is a silent disease with few to no symptoms. Participate in a no-cost screening at ClinSearch to see if you may have fatty liver (NAFLD). The screening will be a 30-minute appointment. You will receive a … Read More

Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease causes inflammation of the digestive tract usually within the colon or the lower part of the small intestines. This inflammatory bowel disease can lead to severe diarrhea, malnutrition, weight loss, fatigue, and abdominal pain. There is no known cure for Crohn’s disease. Causes may include heredity, environment, or a faulty immune system. Other risk factors include environment, age, ethnicity, … Read More

Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is a common skin condition that causes dry, red, itchy, flaky skin. These symptoms will often lead to infection causing small blisters to form that may ooze or crust over.  The severity of eczema depends upon how large an area of the skin is affected.  The more common places for eczema to appear are the face, neck, legs, … Read More

Ulcerative Colitis

Are you suffering with ulcerative colitis? This kind of inflammatory bowel disease can be quite debilitating. Ulcerative colitis, or UC, causes inflammation and ulcers to develop within the inner most lining of the large intestines (the colon and rectum). Ulcerative colitis is a disease that progresses over time and can lead to health complications if left untreated. Although there is no … Read More

ClinSearch Announces Transition in Leadership Team

Welcomes Mark M. McKenzie, M.D. as Medical Director [Chattanooga, TN] – ClinSearch, Clinical Research Specialists announces a transition in leadership at the 25-year-old clinical research site. Dr. Mark M. McKenzie is succeeding ClinSearch founder Dr. Richard A. Krause as medical director. “I have a passion for medical care and the difference it makes in the lives of individuals”, said Mark … Read More

ClinSearch to Partner with the Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation

We are excited to announce our partnership with the Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation and to get the word out about our ongoing clinical research study of Sjögren’s Syndrome. Below is a letter the foundation has sent out on our behalf: October 2017 Dear Sjögren’s Patient: Each day research and clinical trials are being conducted to unveil new medications, therapies and diagnostic tools … Read More

Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and You

Crohn’s disease vs. ulcerative colitis Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are both chronic inflammatory diseases of the GI tract. Ulcerative colitis involves only the colon, and Crohn’s can involve any part of the GI tract (from the mouth to anus). Both occur most frequently in men and women between the ages of 15-35. Symptoms vary but can include: Diarrhea Rectal … Read More

Inside Insights from Spaz the Spastic Colon.

  My name is Spaz, and I’m a Spastic Colon. I am a hard worker with good intentions, but sometimes I have anger issues. This happens to be pretty common for those of us in the “business”. Did you know that nearly 15% of all the bowels in the United States have a reputation for being irritable? Unfortunately, when tummies … Read More

Fibromyalgia is a woman.

Hi, my name is Fibromyalgia. Maybe you’ve heard of me, but like most women I am poorly understood. While I pride myself on being so mysterious, I think I need to set the record straight on a few things. First of all, I am real. If you don’t believe me, ask one of the 5 million people in the United States … Read More

Migraine. My Brain. My Headache

Got migraines on your mind?  If you’re one of the 30-47 million Americans that suffer from these monster headaches, it’s safe to assume that you do. And whether your migraines rage on for hours—or days—their presence can certainly be debilitating. Pain in the Brain: Understanding Migraines To know how to treat migraines, it helps to understand where they come from. A migraine is … Read More