Inflammation: Why it’s Essential to Your
Health and Why it’s Called the ‘Secret
Without inflammation you would
probably not be alive but, equally,
inflammation that goes wrong can have
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In 2012 I had so bad a case of plantar fasciitis that I could not walk without leaning on
the wall for support when I got out of bed each morning.
I learnt that plantar fasciitis is an inflammation-related condition and, as part of treating
it, I learnt as much as I could about inflammation – why it’s essential to your survival,
but how dangerous it can be to your health when it goes wrong.
This presentation gives some key points but, at the end, there’s a link to a much more
detailed report I have produced on:
What inflammation is
What it’s supposed to do
What triggers it
Why it goes wrong
Its role in many serious diseases
How to reduce it through natural means and products
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What is Inflammation?
Inflammation shows up in your body as one or all of:
And sometimes as all three
But there’s also inflammation you cannot feel:
Inflammation in your arteries
Inflammation in your heart
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What is the Role of Inflammation?
Why does your body generate inflammation?
It is your body’s first line of defence against:
Invading bacteria from cuts and abrasions
Invading viruses from what you eat, breathe, drink and touch
Therefore it is essential to your survival
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Causes of Inflammation
What causes inflammation?
In addition to viruses and bacteria, toxins that you take in
The air you breathe (atmospheric pollution)
The water you drink (purified with numerous chemicals)
The food you eat (processed, laced with preservatives and intensively
farmed in order to boost productivity)
… all trigger inflammation.
We live in an inflammatory environment – it’s almost impossible to
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How Does Inflammation Work?
How should inflammation work?
It should work by:
Attacking and destroying the invading viruses, bacteria or toxins
Receding to allow the healing process to start once the ‘invaders’
have been dealt with
But sometimes the process goes wrong
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What Happens it Goes Wrong?
What happens when inflammation goes wrong?
The inflammation process does not recede
You feel chronic or persistent pain in your:
Joints – hip, shoulder, back, wrists, knees, etc
Connective tissue – tendons, ligaments
Muscles – neck, arms, legs
Long‐term pain is an indicator of inflammation that’s gone
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Medical Research into Inflammation
Medical research has revealed that inflammation is at the
root of many serious diseases:
Asthma (inflammation in the respiratory system)
Digestive problems, including Crohn’s disease (inflammation in
the bowel and digestive system)
Heart disease (inflammation in the arteries and heart)
Some types of cancer
Some types of arthritis
Inflammation is at the root of many serious diseases
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How Can You Control Inflammation?
The key to reducing inflammation is to reduce the intake of
inflammation triggers & strengthen your body’s detox process to
better enable it to expel toxins:
Reduce the intake of toxins through food and drink
Increase water consumption to aid the detox process
Reduce stress (stress triggers adrenalin that converts to cortisol
that converts to fat, which triggers inflammation)
Proper rest (& recovery) through good sleeping patterns
While anti‐inflammatory supplements are helpful, reviewing your
entire lifestyle is essential to meaningfully reducing inflammation
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More details about inflammation, its causes, why it goes
wrong, what happens when it goes wrong, its role in heart
disease and other serious illnesses, and how to reduce it
naturally, are available in a detailed report I’ve produced.
In addition to my own research, the report includes excerpts
from, and links to, articles by other researchers, doctors and
even a heart surgeon.
Click here for details
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