All about inflammation

We have learned already that chronic inflammation is the root cause for many diseases such as heart disease, inflammatory bowel disease, type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis or even obesity . Inflammation itself is nothing to worry about. It is our body’s defence mechanism against outside invaders. If the inflammatory response doesn’t stop…

In the last decades, inflammatory diseases such as metabolic disorders, high blood pressure or heart disease, as well as degenerative processes have increased continuously. Along with them have the industrialization of food and the modern lifestyle. This leads to the questions: What causes inflammation? Does the food we eat cause inflammation? And…

Inflammation is your body’s natural healing process when injuries or infections occur. However, if inflammation becomes chronic, these same processes can lead to further tissue injury and damage. Inflammatory diseases like cardiovascular disease, stroke or cancer are the number one cause of death worldwide. Therefore it is immensely important to…

Ok, let’s face it: We’re all getting older. However, some of us are aging way faster than others. Why is that? - you may wonder. Well, recent research has managed to get some answers on that question. While aging is a very complex process, involving many factors such as environmental, genetic and epigenetic , chronic inflammation is at the top of…

Your blood sugar is an essential measure of how healthy you are. High blood sugar is usually associated with all types of diabetes and it can damage your body and lead to further health issues. But even though sugar usually gets a bad rap, it’s not always bad. Learn here, what blood sugar is, when it’s produced and how it affects our body. Blood…

As you might have guessed, your food plays a major role in inflammation. What you eat sends information to your body so the type of foods that you eat can either turn on good or bad genes. Eating only hamburger and fries will naturally turn on the bad genes that lead to inflammation whereas eating healthy foods like broccoli will turn on good gene…

Weight gain and obesity is a common problem in western societies. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) more than 1.9 billion adults were overweight, with 650 million of these being obese. That’s a huge number especially considering the fact that weight gain and obesity are major risk factors for diseases such as type 2 diabetes…

At the core of every disease lies some kind of inflammation. With acute inflammation the body repairs itself and simply moves on from whatever caused the inflammation. With chronic disease it’s not that simple. In the case of chronic inflammation the body is not able to remove the inflammatory agent and that’s when the inflammation becomes chronic…

What is inflammation exactly? What are inflammation causes and symptoms of inflammation? And what does an inflammation treatment look like? These are the questions we are looking at in this article. Inflammation affects almost every function of the human body, from gut health to aging to allergies and more. Chronic inflammatory diseases belong to…