Chronic Inflammation Treatments Tucson AZ

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 Tucson, AZ that will answer all of your questions about Chronic Inflammation Treatments.

Jesse Stoff, MD
(520) 743-3330
Tucson, AZ
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1981

Data Provided by:
Michael John Schumacher, MD
(520) 626-6055
1501 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Melbourne, Fac Of Med, Parkville, Vic, Australia
Graduation Year: 1960

Data Provided by:
Kudagal S Murthy
(520) 322-8361
2902 E Grant Rd
Tucson, AZ
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

Data Provided by:
Reuben Gan Wagelie, MD
(520) 325-5701
2960 N Country Club Rd
Tucson, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics, Allergy
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1956
Hospital
Hospital: Tucson Med Ctr, Tucson, Az

Data Provided by:
George J Makol
(520) 322-8361
2902 E Grant Rd
Tucson, AZ
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

Data Provided by:
Marilyn J Halonen, PHD FAAAAI
(520) 626-6114
1501 N Campbell Ave Rm 2342
Tucson, AZ
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

Data Provided by:
Randy Horwitz
(520) 874-3500
1501 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

Data Provided by:
John Crane County, MD
(914) 245-2681
2960 N Country Club Rd
Tucson, AZ
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1984

Data Provided by:
Jacob L Pinnas, MD FAAAAI
(520) 603-6062
B Seccor Medical Square 32 1601 N Tucson Boulevard
Tucson, AZ
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1966

Data Provided by:
Uwe Manthei
(520) 322-8361
2902 E Grant Rd
Tucson, AZ
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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