Inflammation is your body’s response to injury. All inflammation starts in an acute phase, when it immediately responds to repair damage. However, when inflammation becomes chronic, because of continuous threats of danger in your system, your body can never retreat. When this happens, the inflammation process fails to shut down altogether!
The source of your inflammation can vary. It could be:
Overstressed by chronic inflammation, your body weakens over time. Your immune system begins to fail, leading the way for all sorts of chronic diseases. A short list of some diseases that can be caused by chronic internal inflammation are:
Chronic inflammation can be undetectable by you because it may not be giving you any real pain or visible swelling. However, you may be noticing some of the following symptoms:
The symptoms may not be strong enough to send you to your doctor. They may even be something that you can tune out.
But that doesn’t mean that the inflammation isn’t there!
If you are concerned that you may have chronic inflammation, there is a simple blood test that can be performed in your doctor’s office. It looks at C-reactive protein (CRP) levels that can be a marker for infection and inflammation in your body.
By reducing your internal inflammation, you can significantly reduce your risk for long term disease but also, you can help your body work more efficiently to burn fat and create more energy and mental clarity then you ever thought possible!
Consider always keeping the following anti inflammatory foods and supplements in your diet:
See you in my next blog, when I’ll help you to understand what the thermogenic effect is and how choosing the right foods and herbs can actually help you to burn fat!
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Yours in good health,
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