Chronic Inflammation Treatments Prairie Village KS

This page provides useful content and local businesses that can help with your search for Chronic Inflammation Treatments. You will find helpful, informative articles about Chronic Inflammation Treatments, including "Fight Fire with Food". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Prairie Village, KS that will answer all of your questions about Chronic Inflammation Treatments.

George S Devins, MD
(816) 363-0787
6724 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO
Business
Devins Allergy & Asthma Clinic
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology

Data Provided by:
Dr.Derrick Ward
8901 West 74th Street #124
Overland Park, KS
Gender
M
Speciality
Allergist / Immunologist
General Information
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

Data Provided by:
Dr.Scott Frankel
(913) 491-5501
8901 West 74th Street #124
Overland Park, KS
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Allergist / Immunologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

Data Provided by:
Yvonne M Nevils, MD
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1994

Data Provided by:
Daniel J Stechschulte
(913) 588-6000
3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

Data Provided by:
Jeremy Eduard Baptist
(913) 469-4043
6806 W 83rd St
Overland Park, KS
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

Data Provided by:
Dr.Jeffrey Wald
(913) 491-5501
8901 West 74th Street #124
Overland Park, KS
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Allergist / Immunologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

Data Provided by:
Donald Vernon Youll, MD
(913) 491-9881
Leawood, KS
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1958

Data Provided by:
Nancy Young Olson, MD
(913) 588-2238
3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 1982

Data Provided by:
Dr.Neelam Aggarwal
(816) 525-8400
1010 Carondelet Drive
Kansas City, MO
Gender
F
Speciality
Allergist / Immunologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.8, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

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 ...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Energy Times