Inflammation occurs when the body fights itself - here's how to douse the flames and improve your health.
Believe it or not, inflammation is a natural process. It's your body's way of fighting injury and any unwanted attackers. If it's natural and helps us heal, why do we want to fight it?
Just because it's natural, inflammation shouldn't be left uncontrolled. Reducing inflammation helps avoid damage in nearby tissues and, in some cases, promotes healing. It's also unwanted in autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, where a specifically designed anti-inflammatory diet can help. Below, read about all of the ways that you can reduce inflammation.