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The Truth About Inflammation


Published August 17, 2017

Chronic Inflammation in the Body and What to Do About It

You’ve probably heard of inflammation but may be confused because of conflicting information about what sounds like a simple condition. Basically, inflammation is a necessary part of your body’s healing process, but you can have too much of a good thing. Inflammation is your body’s response to outside threats. When you get sick or injured, your immune system kicks into high gear and sends help in an attempt to protect and heal the body, resulting in what you experience as acute inflammation. But if inflammation gets out of control, it can put the body into a constant state of alert for attacking dangers that aren’t necessarily present. Eventually, the body can even turn on itself. Chronic inflammation may be caused by autoimmune disease as well as stress, eating poorly, not getting enough sleep, and more. If your body remains poised to fight infections or stress, it can lead to chronic health conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, diabetes, joint pain, heart disease, and more. But you can restore balance and eliminate the risk caused by chronic inflammation. Read more…

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