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Luis Sio Tan
(602) 956-9838
3125 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Richard George Keightley
(480) 991-1930
10214 N Tatum Blvd Ste A900
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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John E Murnane, MD
(602) 588-3723
3204 E Desert Cove Aveune
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1977

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Rudolf W Kallenbach, MD
(480) 951-9090
9699 N Hayden Rd # 199#108
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1953

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Carmine A Cilella, MD
(480) 596-6727
8655 E Via De Ventura Ste G200
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Pediatric Allergy
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1947

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Richard G Keightley, MD
(480) 991-1930
10214 N Tatum Blvd Ste A900
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Otago, Med Sch, Dunedin, New Zealand
Graduation Year: 1968

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Miriam Kathryn Anand, MD
(480) 838-4296
4432 E Camelback Rd Unit 122
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1998

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William Freer Morgan Jr, MD
(480) 451-6756
9220 E Mountain View Rd Ste 200
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: St Josephs Hosp & Med Ctr, Phoenix, Az; Thunderbird Samaritan Med Ctr, Glendale, Az
Group Practice: Arizona Asthma & Allergy Inst

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Michael Everett Manning
(480) 949-7377
7514 E Monterey Way
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Deborah Ann Ardolf, ND
(808) 779-7153
9755 N 90th St., A-210
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Family Practice, Pediatric Allergy
Gender
Female
Languages
English
Education
Graduation Year: 2009

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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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