America’s Silent Killer [Infographic]

Written on April 10, 2013 – 5:10 pm | by Brian Wallace |

Do you or does someone you know suffer from inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s standard healing response. Now normally healing is a good thing. However, chronic inflammation can be harmful and can actually lead to a weakening of your immune system.

Chronic inflammation often goes unnoticed, but can affect conditions such as depression, diabetes, asthma and other allergy symptoms. CI is frequently found in those with poor diets, and can be worsened by stress, smoking, being overweight, gum disease and more. Fortunately, there are many ways to fight off inflammation, including maintaining a healthy diet, taking dietary supplements and simply staying active and keeping in good shape,! Many different foods can also help reduce inflammation, including turmeric, blueberries, wild caught salmon and more.

What steps do you take to minimize inflammation? Check out the rest of this infographic from best-RN-to-BSN.com, and be sure to leave a message in the comments!

Chronic Inflammation: America's Silent Killer
Image compliments of Best RN to BSN Degrees

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