Inflammation and its Effects on Your Body

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Inflammation and its Effects on Your Body

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Inflammation is actually good in the short term. It’s part of our immune system’s natural response to heal an injury or fight an infection.

However enduring, or “chronic,” long term inflammation is seen in many diseases and conditions that are really harmful to your health.

Are Anti-Inflammatory Pain Relievers Safe for You?

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Long-term use of over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medicines like ibuprofen and naproxen may carry some health risks. 

It must be stressed that the distinction between long term and short term is very important as to the effect these drugs have on your well being.

“Pain is a serious problem and it needs to be treated. But you have to do it in the safest way possible.”

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Fight Inflammation By Adjusting your Diet

One of the most powerful ways to fight inflammation is to adjust your diet.
• Oily fish, including salmon, mackerel, tuna and sardines, are high in Omega-3 fatty acids.
Omega-3 acids have been shown to help reduce inflammation.
Fresh is best, but can also be taken as a supplement (Omega 3 fish oil).
• Dark greens, such as spinach, kale, broccoli and collard greens are rich in Vitamin E
• Red tomatoes are rich in lycopene, which has been shown to fight inflammation
• Berries, olive oil, almonds, basil, oregano, garlic, cilantro, ginger, rosemary, turmeric, cinnamon and cayenne pepper – include as many of these in your daily diet as you can to combat all the other inflammatory foods we eat.

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