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.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Reducing Chronic Inflammation

Only in the past few decades has it dawned that low-level chronic inflammation, which usually goes completely unnoticed, plays a part in many lifestyle disorders such as hypertension, heart disease, cancer, and Alzheimer’s.

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Could inflammation be the cause of myriad chronic conditions?

Ways to Reduce Inflammation from Arthritis

Reducing inflammation is necessary for arthritis management and control. Below, you'll find eight ways to lower your inflammation and feel better.

Do Vegan or Vegetarian Diets Help Reduce Arthritis Inflammation?

Science has long touted the inflammation-fighting benefits of a healthy diet: one low in saturated fats and added sugars and high in fruits, veggies, lean protein (such as omega-3-rich wild salmon) and whole grains.

Microglia: A New Target in the Brain for Depression, Alzheimer’s, and More?

As a science journalist whose niche spans neuroscience, immunology, and human emotion, I knew at the time that it didn’t make scientific sense that inflammation in the body could be connected to — much less cause — illness in the brain.

6 Science-Based Health Benefits of Eating Vegan

Vegan diets are known to help people lose weight. However, they also offer an array of additional health benefits.

10 Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting Diets

Lower cholesterol, clearer skin, and better focus are just some of the perks.

5 Signs of a Weak Immune System—and How to Support Your Immunity Now

By now you’ve heard of “immunocompromised” individuals, or people with conditions like diabetes or cancer or certain genetic disorders that make it tough for their bodies to fight off infection.


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