Do You Wonder Why Is Inflammation Bad?
Why is inflammation bad? As we learn more it is becoming more clear with each passing day that inflammation is the root cause of all the major diseases. Diseases like heart disease, diabetes, strokes, cancer and others can be attributed to the amount of inflammation found in our bodies.
cancer and others.
Chronic diseases caused by chronic inflammation. Who knew? Unchecked chronic inflammation can spread throughout the body — like an unattended fire!
Most of us are familiar with the implication that inflammation is directly linked to rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and eczema. Now medical professionals are making the connection with inflammation and obesity, atherosclerosis, hyper-tension, Alzheimer’s, osteoporosis, Parkinson’s, cancer, and even depression!
Inflammation is now suspected as the root causing of aging!
So asking the question — Why is inflammation bad? Is important, because inflammation in its self is not bad. It is an ancient defense mechanism the body uses to battle foreign invaders like bacteria, viruses and parasites. Inflammation marshal’s the bodies defenses an attacks and destroys the invader.
When inflammation becomes chronic (Bad) — it’s because this defense mechanism does not turn off. Pro-inflammatory cells continue to arise even though there is nothing to attack. These excess immune cells circulate through the body damaging healthy cells — in the blood vessels (atherosclerosis) — the pancreas (diabetes) — the joints (arthritis), and others
Symptoms of excess inflammation include:
body aches and pains
shortness of breath
This all stems from an imbalance with your two immune systems 1) innate 2) acquired. Innate – the one you are born with. Acquired develops with exposure to the microbes of the world. The greater the exposure, and the more times your body fights off the ‘bugs’. The more powerful your immune system becomes.
To answer the question — why is inflammation bad? It is only bad if left unchecked and it becomes chronic. If we do nothing to reduce it. We run the risk of a pain filled, shortened existence.
To determine whether you have chronic inflammation. A blood test called – C-Reactive Protein or CRP test — can tell.
What can you do if you have too much inflammation in your body?
There is a simple straightforward method for reducing inflammation in your body. ‘Fish Oil’. Good old fish oil. Every day we see more evidence that Omega 3 (DHA) Fish Oil will reduce inflammation in our bodies!
If you haven’t already — Start taking Omega 3 fish oil supplements TODAY!
Source by Terry Johnston