Inflammation

6 Ways To Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

6 Ways To Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Following these practices will bring you many health benefits and prevent type 2 diabetes, and if you are already a diabetic, lessen your risk of developing complications associated with it.

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5 Things to Know About Inflammation

In my practice, and in my new book 10 Reasons You Feel Old and Get Fat…And How YOU Can Stay Young, Slim, and Happy!, I talk a lot about the day-to-day habits that can make or break your health. At the top of the health-breakers list is inflammation. It’s a word my patients become quite familiar with as we work together to tame it. And now people outside wellness circles are also starting to hear about it a lot more too. Trouble is, most of them don’t really understand much about inflammation or just how destructive it is. You could say everybody's talking about inflammation, but what are they doing about it? Hopefully, they’re learning to take steps to prevent it. To help you do that, here’s a topline on what chronic inflammation is all about and why it’s essential to tame it.

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15 Fast Fixes To Fight Inflammation

Inflammation – it’s the starting point for so many life-altering conditions and diseases. It’s also avoidable, yet every day millions of Americans prime themselves for health disasters – like cancer, heart disease, obesity, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and many auto-immune diseases– by making choices that unwittingly promote chronic inflammation.

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5 Superfoods That Fight Inflammation

Inflammation is our body’s natural response to injury or stress. If you cut yourself, get an infection or sprain an ankle, acute inflammation is a normal immune system response. However, chronic inflammation occurs when this process goes wrong and starts to affect healthy tissue. This chronic inflammation may play an important role in aging and other illness such as heart disease, arthritis, bone health and allergies.Poor diet is one of the major contributors to chronic inflammation so incorporating anti-inflammatory foods into your diet is essential.

Do You Have Leaky Gut Syndrome?

Do You Have Leaky Gut Syndrome?

Because it is something of a mystery disease that can show itself as a bewildering array of other conditions, you could have Leaky Gut Syndrome and not even realize it.The reason is that Leaky Gut Syndrome is one of the many concepts in medicine that cuts across the boundary lines of specific diseases.It is a major example of an important medical phenomenon: distress in one organ causes disease in another.

A Path Out of Depression

A Path Out of Depression

There's a reason that most so-called primitive cultures have avoided the depression epidemic afflicting industrialized nations. In a provocative book, a clinical psychologist suggests that adopting more "hunter-gatherer" habits can help us escape the blues. According to the latest research, about one in four Americans — more than 70 million people — will meet the criteria for major depression at some point in their lives. The rate of depression in industrialized societies has been on the rise for decades — it’s roughly 10 times higher today than it was just two generations ago. How can people possibly be so much more vulnerable to depression now? And how do you make sense of the fact that even though antidepressant use has skyrocketed in recent years, the rate of depression in the United States hasn’t declined, but rather increased?