Health knowledge made personal

KerriKnox

San Francisco, California
I am a Functional Medicine Practitioner with 13 years of experience as a Registered Nurse in Emergency Rooms and Intensive Care Units across the country. I have been caring for people with chronic illness for over a decade. As a Functional Medicine Practitioner, I find and effectively help you eliminate the underlying causes of chronic health problems. Using state of the art, in-home laboratory testing and the highest quality supplements, I can help you overcome: Neurotransmitter Deficiency... Full Bio
› Share page:

Posts

Sort by: Most recent | Name
Vitamin D Levels in Kids SO Low that Rickets is Back by KerriKnox 3 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Rickets- a disease that was thought to be virtually eradicated over 50 years ago in developed countries- is back again. Rickets, with it's characteristic bowed legs from imp ... Read on »
A Controversial New Idea in Health Reform... by KerriKnox Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy What is the controversy??? Health and Choice... If you aren't mad about the new stimulus bill- you aren't paying attention! The health bill that was  hidden deep wi ... Read on »
Are Statins the New Gateway Drug? by KerriKnox Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health So, you go to your doctor’s office and get your cholesterol checked. Standard operating procedure, right? We have been taught since grade school that low cholesterol leve ... Read on »
New Vaccine for "SuperBugs" Potentially Dangerous and Completely Unnecessary by KerriKnox Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education C difficile is the "new superbug". It is a highly contagious disease that causes abdominal pain and diarrhea and is a <strong>HUGE</strong> problem in hospitals. M ... Read on »
Do Statins work simply because they raise Vitamin D levels? by KerriKnox Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Here’s an interesting little fact. Studies show that statins, the class of drugs widely prescribed to lower cholesterol levels, have the effect of INCREASING vitamin d level ... Read on »
25% of Seniors have Drug Reactions to PROPERLY prescribed drugs! by KerriKnox Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A new study shows that 25% of the elderly who are in home care have reactions to prescribed drugs. This is ONE in FOUR elderly that have REPORTED drug reactions!! The eld ... Read on »
Should you take TWO worthless Antivirals for the Flu this Year? by KerriKnox Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The CDC is now recommending that you take TWO antiviral medications this year if you get the flu. Tamiflu has been recommended previously due to resistance to the drug riman ... Read on »
What you MUST know about the Pneumococcal Vaccine! by KerriKnox Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The CDC, hospitals and doctor’s offices around the country are intent on pushing the pneumococcal vaccine as a safe and effective way to reduce the burden of pneumonia on so ... Read on »
Another good Reason NOT to take Antibiotics by KerriKnox Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health When most people get sick, they go to the doctor expecting help. Often help comes in the form of antibiotics to combat infections. As a society, we are beginning to understa ... Read on »
New Study shows that we are all just guinea pigs in one big medical experiment! by KerriKnox Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health This new study here http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081213/ap_on_he_me/med_breast_cancer_hormones proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that taking hormones for over 5 years dou ... Read on »
Stevia could be taken off the market! by KerriKnox Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A "citizen's petition" aka a private law firm representing an undisclosed client or clients, has petitioned the FDA to classify Stevia as a "drug". They base this on th ... Read on »