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Ronald Lee Ragotzy, MD
(608) 756-7100
3524 E Milwaukee St
Janesville, WI
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1983

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Gregory D Brooks
(608) 373-2500
2540 Humes Rd
Janesville, WI
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology, Internal Medicine

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Joseph George Zondlo, MD
(414) 336-4139
3112 Ravine Way
Green Bay, WI
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincents Hospital, Green Bay, Wi; Bellin Mem Hosp, Green Bay, Wi
Group Practice: Kagen Allergy & Asthma Clinic

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Susan M Higgins-Larkey
(414) 475-9101
2500 N Mayfair Rd
Wauwatosa, WI
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Michael A Ganz
(262) 884-6080
1515 S Green Bay Rd
Racine, WI
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Dr.Ronald Ragotzy
(608) 756-7180
3524 East Milwaukee Street
Janesville, WI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Allergist / Immunologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Zaezeung Kim, MD
Oak Creek, WI
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Seoul Natl Univ, Coll Of Med, Chongno-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1960

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Giana Nicoara-Kasti
(262) 687-8354
3807 Spring St
Racine, WI
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Farhat Nasreen Kokan, MD
(715) 858-4646
2116 Craig Rd
Eau Claire, WI
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Ahmadu Bello Univ, Fac Of Med, Zaria, Kaduna, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, Wi
Group Practice: Marshfield Clinic

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Sameer K Mathur
(608) 263-6180
600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Fight Fire with Food

Fight Fire with Food

Chronic inflammation causes no outward symptoms such as swelling or pain.
Instead, it creates an insidious slow burn that can set the stage for heart disease and
other health disasters. The good news is that watching what you eat and adopting
an anti-inflammatory supplementation program may help cool this hidden flame—
before it seriously singes your well-being.

by Lisa James

November 2008

When Shauna first showed up at her practitioner’s office, she was in sorry shape: 55 pounds overweight, exhausted, depressed. Her troubles had begun six years earlier, when she starting taking artificial hormones to fight menopausal hot flashes and wound up on blood pressure medication to deal with the hormone’s side effects.

Her practitioner ordered blood tests and was shocked by the results for an inflammation marker called C-reactive protein (CRP). Anything over 3.0 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) would be considered high—and Shauna’s level was 22.0. Meta­bolically, Shauna was on fire.

Two years later, Shauna’s blood pressure is normal and her CRP is 1.8 mg/dL. She’s managed to lose those 55 extra pounds. What’s more, “she looks ten years younger,” says Mark Hyman, MD, Shauna’s practitioner and the author of UltraMetabolism: The Simple Plan for Automatic Weight Loss (Atria Books). “The importance of finding the source of, and treating, inflammation cannot be overstated.”

Finding inflammation may not be easy, since low levels may produce no symptoms. Or, as in Shauna’s case, a person may feel miserable—and never suspect inflammation as a possible culprit.

Internal Arsonists
Turn an ankle and your immune system creates pain, heat and swelling to keep you from moving it. This reaction, called acute inflammation, shuts itself off after the crisis passes. The problem starts when the immune system is always irritated, like someone swatting repeatedly at a persistent mosqu­ito. This results in a similar reaction that causes low-level chronic inflammation, which affects the entire body.

One cause of chronic inflammation can be found in what’s called toxic overload. “We’re so bombarded with toxins from an early age—heavy metals, pesticides, herbicides,” says Jessica Black, ND, co-founder of A Family Healing Center in Portland, Oregon and author of The Anti-Inflammation Diet and Recipe Book (Hunter House). “It sets off an imbalance in the immune system.”

Inflammation and Arthritis

While low-level inflammation often creates no symptoms, the same cannot be said of osteoarthritis (OA), which is present in just about everyone over age 60. Joint inflammation causes cartilage damage that in turn may lead to pain and stiffness, especially in the morning—think of the “morning shuffle” that can make getting out of bed an adventure. The damage accumulates as time goes on, which can result in diminished range of motion, swelling and even deformity.

Adopting an anti-inflammatory diet is the first ...

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