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Eric Walter Bantz, MD
(856) 753-7500
103 Old Marlton Pike Ste 211
Medford, NJ
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1977

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Mahendra P Dadhania
(856) 596-3100
8004 Lincoln Dr W
Marlton, NJ
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Eugene Anthony Gatti
(856) 988-0570
54 E Main St
Marlton, NJ
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Eugene A Gatti, MD
(856) 988-0570
54 E Main St
Marlton, NJ
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Virtua Health -Voorhees, Voorhees, Nj; Our Lady Of Lourdes Med Ctr, Camden, Nj

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Stuart Arthur Kravitz, MD
(856) 778-4222
127 Ark Rd Ste 1
Mount Laurel, NJ
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1976

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Gregory Rocco Toci, DO
(856) 988-0570
54 E Main St
Marlton, NJ
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: Virtua Health -Voorhees, Voorhees, Nj

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Dr.Mahendra Dadhania
(856) 596-3100
Greentree Commons, 8004 H Lincoln Drive West
Marlton, NJ
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M
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Year of Graduation: 1985
Speciality
Allergist / Immunologist
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Hospital: Virtua
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Gregory Rocco Toci
(856) 988-0570
54 E Main St
Marlton, NJ
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Elaine K Kravitz, MD
(856) 778-4222
127 Ark Rd Ste 1
Mount Laurel, NJ
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1982

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Frederick C Cogen, MD FAAAAI
(856) 651-9700
2301 E Evesham Rd Ste 207
Voorhees, NJ
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Allergy & Immunology
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Male
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Graduation Year: 1970

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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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