Inflammation: Buzzword or Serious Issue?

Updated: Oct 31, 2019

Have you heard someone talk about inflammation lately?

It has become a main topic in the world of health and wellness. You may have seen an ad pop up on the internet of ‘3 Things You Must Stop Right Now That Cause Inflammation!’ or you may have heard it mentioned by a celebrity endorsing a new diet regimen.

There is much talk about the topic of inflammation, but not as much education behind it. My goal as a holistic health coach is to educate and empower you to live a high-quality life by taking control of your health. For the next few weeks, in this inflammation series, I want to empower you by sharing the knowledge and tools you will need to live an anti-inflammatory lifestyle, as well as helping you understand why this is important for you and your loved ones.

This first article will aid you in understanding how our bodies are designed to use inflammation as a means of protecting and healing us. You will also learn how inflammation unabated can cause negative effects, including chronic and painful diseases.

Inflammation: Necessary and Helpful

The truth of inflammation is that at its core it is a necessary and vital part of our bodies immune response. When our bodies are faced with a problem, inflammation can be the answer needed to keep us healthy.