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There are two types of inflammation. Acute inflammation is the swelling and redness around a wound that shows your body is fighting disease and healing itself. Chronic inflammation is internal, so cannot be seen. As we grow older internal inflammation increases, becomes out of balance, and leads to problems that are commonly associated with signs of aging, such as:
What are the symptoms of chronic inflammation?
Many of the discomforts commonly attributed to aging may be caused by chronic inflammation. These may also be symptoms of more serious conditions, so you should discuss with your doctor if chronic inflammation may be the root cause, as opposed to simply treating the symptoms:
What can you do to manage chronic inflammation?
Poor sleep habits, inactivity, and poor diet all increase chronic inflammation. You already know what you should be doing to reduce chronic inflammation and lead a healthier, pain-free lifestyle. Let's get started:
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