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Michael L Steinberg
(740) 671-0303
3000 Guernsey St
Bellaire, OH
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Krishna R Urval
(304) 234-8912
2101 Jacob St
Wheeling, WV
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Krishna Raj Urval, MD
(304) 234-8912
2101 Jacob St Ste 601
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Languages
Hindi
Education
Medical School: Mysore Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Ohio Valley Med Ctr, Wheeling, Wv; Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, Wv
Group Practice: Ohio Valley Allergy Institute

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Chit-Kui Jean, MD
51339 National Rd E
Saint Clairsville, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Natl Defense Med Ctr, Taipei, Taiwan (244-03 Eff 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1959
Hospital
Hospital: Belmont Comm Hosp, Bellaire, Oh; Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, Wv; Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, Wv
Group Practice: Pediatric Complex

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John A Wade Jr, MD
(304) 675-1244
2520 Valley Dr Ste 112
Point Pleasant, WV
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Allergy
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, Wv; Pleasant Valley Hospital, Pt Pleasant, Wv
Group Practice: John A Wade Inc

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Kumar R Patel
(304) 234-8912
2101 Jacob St
Wheeling, WV
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Dr.Kumar Patel
2101 Jacob St # 601
Wheeling, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Allergist / Immunologist
General Information
Hospital: Washington
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Michael L Steinberg, MD
(740) 699-2750
250 W Main St
Saint Clairsville, OH
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1980

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Patel, Kumar, Md - Ohio Valley Asthma & Allergy
(304) 234-8912
2101 Jacob St Ste 601
Wheeling, WV

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Dr.David Goetz
(304) 598-2992
153 West Main Street
Bridgeport, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Allergist / Immunologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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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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