Natural Inflammation Treatment Ottumwa IA

You can reduce inflammation naturally and most of the things that lower inflammation are good for you in all sorts of other ways. Exercise has been shown to reduce the body’s levels of C-reactive protein, one marker of inflammation. Taming the effects of stress may help, since—you guessed it—researchers suspect that stress hormones promote inflammation.

Neeta D Datwani, MD
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1005 Pennsylvania Ave
Ottumwa, IA
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540 E Jefferson St
Iowa City, IA
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Iowa City, IA
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Des Moines, IA
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Ajay Bhargava, MD
(515) 241-5988
1005 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 102A
Ottumwa, IA
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Medical School: All India Inst Of Med Sci, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1987
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Hospital: Iowa Methodist Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Ottumwa Regional Health Center, Ottumwa, Ia
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4300 Hamilton Blvd
Sioux City, IA
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Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
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Li Zhou, MD
(319) 356-2585
200 Hawkins Dr # E318-5GH
Iowa City, IA
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Medical School: Suzhou Med Coll, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
Graduation Year: 1986

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(319) 833-5940
1753 W Ridgeway Ave Ste 105
Waterloo, IA
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Cardiology
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Medical School: Andhra Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Visakhapatnam, Ap, India
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Dubuque, IA
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Reducing Inflammation

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Stopping Inflammation
Q I’ve heard that inflammation of the arteries can raise my risk of heart problems. Can I reduce inflammation naturally?

A Yes, you can—and most of the things that lower inflammation are good for you in all sorts of other ways, too. (In fact, if we didn’t know better, we’d think the whole inflammation story was cooked up by researchers trying to give people yet another reason to take up standard good-health practices. But we digress.)

Begin with a diet high in fruits and vegetables, says Christian Dodge, a naturopath at Bastyr University in Seattle. They’re rich in flavonoids, anti- oxidants with anti-inflammatory properties. Also, be sure to get a lot of beneficial fatty acids. “Omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in fish, flaxseed, canola oil, and walnuts, all have potent anti-inflammatory effects,” he says.

Exercise has also has been shown to reduce the body’s levels of C-reactive protein, one marker of inflammation. Taming the effects of stress may help, too, since—you guessed it—researchers suspect that stress hormones promote inflammation. Anything you can do to ease the stress in your life—taking up yoga, practicing deep breathing—is likely to be beneficial.

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