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Niranjan Dudani
(781) 595-6800
214 Ocean Street
Lynn, MA
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Paul James Hannaway, MD
(978) 745-3711
114R Highland Ave
Salem, MA
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1963

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Andrew I Ober
(978) 745-3711
114r Highland Ave
Salem, MA
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Jeanne Elizabeth Gose, MD
(978) 745-3711
114R Highland Ave
Salem, MA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1981

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Niranjan Dudani, MD FAAAAI
(978) 532-4576
6 Essex Center Dr Ste 108
Peabody, MA
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1952

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Niranjan Dudani, MD
(781) 595-6800
214 Ocean St
Lynn, MA
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1951
Hospital
Hospital: Union Hosp, Lynn, Ma
Group Practice: Allergy Medical Assoc Inc

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Andrew I Ober, MD
(508) 532-6111
114R Highland Ave
Salem, MA
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1979

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Jeanne E Gose
(974) 745-3711
114r Highland Ave
Salem, MA
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Sarkis Haig Soukiasian, MD
(978) 538-4430
1 Essex Center Dr
Peabody, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Immunology
Gender
Male
Languages
Armenian
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Ma; Massachusetts Eye And Ear Infi, Boston, Ma
Group Practice: Lahey Clinic

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Paul J Hannaway, MD FAAAAI
80 Lindall St
Danvers, MA
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1963

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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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