Back onto the subject of inflammation and its effects on qualityof life:
So what are the common triggers, from most common to least common?
Weight loss is a powerful anti inflammatory!
Levels 1 and 2 are lifestyle changes which can be implemented. All data suggests implementing a low saturated fat or sugar diet , ensuring adequate EPA/DHA intake, vit D3 and magnesium ,plus a vegetable rich diet. It is known that gut dysfunction can drive diseases such as chronic inflammation.
In level 3 it has been tested that 24% of the population are genetically susceptible to environmental toxins. Couple this with the fact that almost half of Australian homes and offices are susceptible to water damage, then you can see that water pollution may cause inflammation in our bodies to a certain degree.
In level 4 not using a mobile phone, LCD screens etc for 1-2 months is the way to go! Mind you it would be quite a task to avoid using electronic equipment! But if it cures the inflammation it is worth the effort. There are devices to protect you from electro magnetic radiation (EMR).
Resolution is various tests plus use of supplements/herbal medicine as well as the lifestyle measures mentioned above.
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In this newsletter the discussion is mostly around inflammation, its cause and resolution plus dietary blueberries.Then I talk about massage and how it can treat pain short term and the latest mantra around exercise and pain management. All very important topics in managing pain.more newsletters