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Inflammation

Common Causes of Inflammation

Inflammation is the new buzzword of our time, and for good reason. It’s one of the leading causes of an alarming number of diseases, at least when it is chronic. Acute inflammation generally happens when we experience a cut or burn, or have an infection. In that circumstance, the body’s defense is inflammation, bringing increased blood flow to the area [...]

5 Ways Inflammation Impacts Your Skin

Inflammation is the immune system’s response to stimulus. Although inflammation can be attributed to things like cuts and/or other minor wounds or injuries, it may manifest itself in certain skin diseases, including dermatitis, rosacea, psoriasis, eczema, and acne. Inflammation is also the cause of other chronic diseases that affect the body, such as rheumatoid arthritis, active hepatitis, and Crohn’s disease, [...]