Tag: inflammation

Inflammation and your mental, physical, and long term health; This knowledge will change medical practice forever.

Inflammation and your mental, physical, and long term health; This knowledge will change medical practice forever. Health care providers who perform functional medicine have said for years that inflammation was the cause of most disease, not cholesterol, and autoimmune diseases do not just happen to nice people. Many functional medicine providers, chiropractors, and nutritionists have advocated the idea of the leaky gut and the problems with a faulty barrier in the gut as the place many of these problems begin to occur. Mainstream medicines drug for your ill approach has a poor record when it comes to treating many chronic Read More »

Decreasing systemic inflammation may be the cure for everything according to AARP

Decreasing systemic inflammation may be the cure for everything according to AARP Chronic inflammation in the body may be the basis for disease.  Nutritionists and other complementary health providers have known this for years.  Modern medicine has been slow to adopt these facts until recently.   The typical medical approach of a symptom and a drug has resulted in high healthcare costs, more side effects and poorer health as we age. Inflammation plays a role in everyone’s health, but it also plays a role in many chronic diseases that may be preventable by reducing the level of inflammation in the body. Read More »

How To Manage Inflammation: Prevention and Treatment, a guest post.

How To Manage Inflammation: Prevention and Treatment, a guest post. Inflammation can be a major cause of pain and discomfort and is often linked to chronic diseases. This condition is prevalent within the population and can be caused by a variety of lifestyle factors, as well as autoimmune diseases and other health issues. There are several ways to reduce the risk of inflammation, which also generally help to treat and manage its symptoms. In this article we will look at why inflammation occurs, how you can reduce the risks of suffering from it, and how to best treat the condition. Read More »

Exercise and your gut health; there is a connection according to the NY Times and a new study.

Exercise and your gut health; there is a connection according to the NY Times and a new study. New research is suggesting that exercise and gut health are intertwined, and may give us a better understanding of why athletes are often healthier. Most naturopaths and other natural healthcare providers understand that the research indicates that inflammation is the number one risk factor behind many of the diseases people are treated for medicinally.  Their approach often includes treating the gut, recommending appropriate dietary changes and reducing inflammation in the body. Often the biome in the gut can make the difference between Read More »

A recent UCSF study shows how ketogenic diets keep us healthier by reducing inflammation.

A recent UCSF study shows how ketogenic diets keep us healthier by reducing inflammation. Ketogenic diets such as the Atkins diet restrict carbohydrates and have been controversial in their approach.  It was once thought that these diets couldn’t possibly be healthy for us except that people who were on these types of higher protein and low carb consumption diets often had better cardiovascular function, epilepsy and other neurological illnesses.  Ketogenic diet critics often state that their diets are healthier and better for us.  Are they really, or do their diets reduce weight without improving health? Where is their proof? A recent study Read More »