Inflammation and Other Health Conditions
Inflammation has been linked to a long list of life altering and life threatening diseases and conditions. While acute inflammation is necessary in order for your body to self-repair and heal, too much of it becomes can become a bad thing rather quickly. Chronic inflammation is a condition that is affecting far too many of us and far too many of us who don’t even realize that is truly what is causing our maladies. While inflammation does have a genetic link, we are in control of the things that increase inflammation and increase our risks of suffering from one of the following conditions.
Inflammation has been linked to…
Advanced signs of aging
Inflammatory bowl disease
Digestive tract cancer
Obstructive pulmonary disease
No one wants to experience any of these things awful things! If you could reduce your risks of suffering from diseases and conditions like the ones listed above, wouldn’t you want to try?
One aliment, in particular, that we experts in is gum disease. Gum disease, or periodontal disease is caused by inflammation of the gums and surrounding bone mass. Periodontal disease causes the gums to recede and the bone structure around your teeth and gums to become weakened or damaged. Periodontal disease doesn’t just affect your gums though; poor oral health has been linked to inflammation in other parts of the body and diseases such as heart disease and dementia. Periodontal disease is something that can be prevented.
Find out all the simples way you can reduce inflammation in your body next week as we continue this mini series.
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