What is inflammation? By definition it is …Pathology. Redness, swelling, pain, tenderness, heat, and disturbed function of an area of the body, esp. as a reaction of tissues to injurious agents.
Typically when one thinks of inflammation one thinks of a cut or a sprain that may become red and swell and this is the extent of what one thinks of when it comes to inflammation. We are here to tell you that inflammation is more than just a cut or a sprain. Just as the definition above states it is a disturbed function of an area of the body do to injurious agents. For the purpose of this newsletter we will be discussing areas of the body that are susceptible to inflammation and what exactly are injurious agents.
First of all, any part of the human body can become inflamed. That means that muscles, nerves, organs and skin are all vulnerable to inflammation. Becoming inflamed does not just happen from being injured from an accident. Becoming inflamed as stated above in the definition comes from injurious agents. What we need all of you to understand is that an injurious agent can come from the food you eat, the beverages you drink, lack of sleep, emotional and physical stress, etc. Each of these agents can affect your body in different ways but all can end up causing inflammation.
We see so many people that come into our offices not feeling well, feeling tired, knowing that something is wrong with them but yet nothing is found by their healthcare professionals. More times than not these individuals bodies are trying to fight inflammation and our job is to find the source. We do this by running gut, hormone, liver or food sensitivity testing. Typically what is given to treat inflammation are anti-inflammatory drugs and at times this is necessary but what we want all of you to know and understand is that if the injurious agent is not removed then you are only treating the symptoms and not the problem.
If you would like more information about our in-home test kits or would like more information about injurious agents please feel free to contact us at www.replenishingsoul.com
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