Inflammation in the body is a natural response to protect you from outside invaders. Chronic inflammation, however, occurs even when there are no invaders to fight off, and it is related to fatigue, autoimmune disease, and other serious health consequences. The most common ways people have found to reduce inflammation are through diet and exercise, meditation, and stress management.
In Dr. Will Cole's game-changing book, readers will discover how inflammation is at the core of most common health woes. What's more, it exists on a continuum: from mild symptoms such as weight gain and fatigue on one end, to hormone imbalance and autoimmune conditions on the other.
Hailed as a “riveting,” “stunning,” and “visionary,” The Angel and the Assassin offers us a radically reconceived picture of human health and promises to change everything we thought we knew about how to heal ourselves.
You may not be able to see it happening, but inflammation is the body’s interior defense mechanism toward anything going wrong, like illness or injury—it occurs with anything from a bruised elbow to an aggravated gut barrier. The catch? Inflammation can be both good and bad.