Inflammation is a biological response of body tissue to harmful stimuli like irritants, damaged cells and pathogens.Inflammation can be acute or chronic and is not synonymous with infection.
Acute inflammation is a short term process and usually appears within minutes/hours: beginning to cease after the removal of the injurious stimuli. Whole-body inflammation is often chronic, low level, imperceptible and systemic.
This kind of inflammation sets the foundation for many serious diseases such as heart disease, cancer, autoimmune diseases (Lupus), neurodegenerative diseases (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s ), Gastrological diseases (IBS, Crohn’s, Celiac), Arthritis, Allergies and is even suspected in Depression and Metabolic/Weight Management Disorders.
As part of an integrative philosophy of patient care Inflammation is examined and treated in combination with treatments for conditions it may be impacting.Using natural supplementation, lifestyle modifications, anti inflammatory foods and diet (when appropriate), we can frequently achieve results that are free of the side effects of pain medications and steroids, used in traditional modalities.