What is Inflammation?
Inflammation is the immune system’s protective response to injury, disease or irritation of the tissues.
Acute vs. Chronic Inflammation
Chronic inflammation is more common than we think.
How do you know if you are chronically “inflamed”?
Chronic inflammation can manifest itself in many ways, including digestive issues and skin problems, exhaustion, and recurring infections.
Genetics play a role in inflammatory responses.
Triggers for chronic inflammation.
How should we fight chronic inflammation?
The Bottom Line:
Research continues to support how chronic inflammation is rooted in the development of many diseases and various types of cancer. Genetic risk factors and a compromised immune system play a big role in the onset of chronic inflammation. Maintaining a healthy, well-balanced diet, getting enough sleep, staying physically active, monitoring your genetic risk factors and staying on top of treating acute inflammation are steps to take to prevent an onset of chronic inflammation.
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