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Inflammation is a natural defense mechanism in the body.

Inflammation is a natural defense mechanism in the body. It is the body's attempt at self-protection to remove harmful stimuli and injuries for the purpose of self-healing.

Symptoms of inflammation

The first stage of inflammation is often called irritation, which then becomes inflammation. Inflammation is followed by the appearance of pus. The healing stage comes next and new tissue is formed in the wound. If inflammation occurs deep within the body, such as in an internal organ, symptoms are often not felt.

Symptoms of inflammation vary depending on whether the reaction is acute or chronic.

Acute inflammation

An acute inflammation is one that begins quickly and becomes severe in a short period of time. Signs and symptoms usually only appear for a few days, but may persist for a few weeks in some cases.

Examples of diseases or conditions that can lead to acute inflammation include: acute bronchitis, sore throat from cold or flu, acute appendicitis, dermatitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis, a natural trauma.

Symptoms of acute inflammation can include: Pain, Redness, Stiffness, Swelling, Increased heat.

Chronic inflammation

When the acute inflammation does not subside then it becomes chronic and the body remains in a state of emergency. In the long term, chronic inflammation has a negative effect on our tissues and vital organs. Research has shown that chronic inflammation is responsible for a number of conditions and health problems, such as certain forms of cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, atherosclerosis, periodontitis and allergic rhinitis.

The symptoms of chronic inflammation present themselves in a different way. These may include: tiredness, mouth sores, chest pain, abdominal pain, fever, rash, joint pain

Examples of diseases and conditions involving chronic inflammation: bronchial asthma, chronic peptic ulcer disease, tuberculosis, rheumatoid arthritis, periodontitis, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, active hepatitis and autoimmune diseases.

Treatment and treatment of inflammatory conditions

Sometimes, reducing inflammation is helpful, though not always necessary. Anti-inflammatory drugs are commonly used for this purpose. including naproxen, ibuprofen and aspirin. Anti-inflammatories can have side effects such as causing kidney damage and increasing the risk of stroke or heart attack.

Corticosteroids, like cortisol, are a class of steroid hormones that block a number of mechanisms involved in inflammation. The side effects of corticosteroids are very possible and the most important thing is that they act superficially by masking the cause of the inflammation

The different medical approach aims to fully map and investigate the cellular mechanisms in order to identify the root of the problem and thus correct any damage and disease mechanisms.

By balancing hormones, eating antioxidant foods, and boosting the immune system with natural micronutrients, chronic insidious inflammation can finally be reversed and the immune system can be re-tuned to function properly.


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