Over the last several decades, there has been a considerable amount of research pointing to chronic inflammation as an underlying cause of many diseases. These diseases include arthritis, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer’s, kidney disease, chronic lower respiratory disease, and possibly even depression. Inflammation itself is normal as it attempts to remove harmful substances and irritants from the body so that the healing process can begin.
Let’s take a scenario on a twisted ankle, if you were to twist your ankle, it can be painful, it may begin to swell up, redness and heat may occur, and you most likely won’t be able to walk on it. All of those signs point to acute inflammation which is great because we want the body to begin the healing process to your twisted ankle, but the issue is when inflammation becomes chronic. Read more