Blount Gastroenterology Associates, P.C.
Blount Gastroenterology Associates provides state-of-the-art medical care to patients through the comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders and diseases. Our four board certified physicians serve the Maryville community at our practice office and neighboring endoscopy center.
Our doctors are experts in all aspects of their specialties, including colon cancer screening procedures, treatment of GERD, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome and ulcer disease. If you’re looking for advanced, comprehensive GI patient care, contact your primary care physician for a referral to us or call us at (865) 983-0073 to inquire about an appointment.
Probiotics May Lower Blood Pressure
Yogurt is a convenient little snack that builds strong bones and promotes healthy digestion. And according to new research, it just might lower your blood pressure too.
How Stress Affects Your Weight and Digestion
When you’re feeling stressed, your central nervous system goes into survival mode and shuts down blood-flow to your midsection, decreases output of digestive enzymes and affects digestive muscle contractions.
Ovarian Cancer Awareness
“You just GOT TEAL’D!” Don’t be surprised if you hear these words during the month of September, because it’s National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
New Nutrition Guidelines for Preventing Cancer
New research published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition shows six dietary guidelines that can help lower the risk of cancer, and the overall recommendation is to build your meals around fruits, vegetables and legumes.