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Tips to Fight Inflammation

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Inflammation is the body's immediate response to fighting off bacteria, viruses and other foreign invaders. When inflammation becomes chronic, it is no longer helpful to your body. Chronic inflammation wears on your immune system and causes it to attack the body's own tissues. This opens the floodgates for a host of chronic diseases including:   Cancer Diabetes Lupus Parkinson's Alzheimer's Fibromyalgia Heart Disease Inflammatory Bowel Disease Arthritis Stroke What makes inflammation in the body even more dangerous is that you won't realize it is happening until it's too late. All hope is not lost, there are some simple things you...

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Breaking Health News on Inflammation

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There are two kinds of inflammation that take place in the body - acute and chronic. When the body is injured or plagued by viruses, bacteria and pollutants, acute inflammation signals white blood cells to rush in and repair the damage. The problem arises when the body doesn't know when to stop healing itself and it ends up attacking its own tissues. Chronic inflammation is dubbed the "quiet killer" for a reason. It spreads in the body, inflames your tissues and destroys your health without you even realizing it. Next thing you know, you are burdened for life with a chronic illness....

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Dangers of Inflammation

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Inflammation is a biological process that's meant to heal the body from infections, bacteria, injuries, tissue damage and other forms of trauma. The affected area swells and becomes inflamed in an attempt to create an environment that is beneficial to healing and repairing. So when does inflammation become dangerous? As long as inflammation is in the healing or acute phase, it benefits the body. Once this condition crosses from acute to chronic, it can be your worst nightmare. Instead of healing the injured area, this once helpful biological response spreads through your whole body and sets up shop. When inflammation spreads, it attacks...

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A Gift All Will Appreciate

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Give the gift of well-being this holiday season with BLUESPRING’s Referral Gift Set or a Gift Certificate.

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Simple Health Tips for Painful Fingers & Hands

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Importance of Fingers and Hands Individuals with pain in their hands or fingers must find relief. Our hands are vital for daily functioning. As an individual becomes older health conditions such as arthritis, carpel tunnel syndrome and fibromyalgia can make using fingers difficult. Joints, muscles and tendons become sensitive and tender. There are various methods to reduce the discomfort of moving your fingers and hands. Most individuals use several ways to maintain health of their hands and fingers. Massaging Methods A relaxing hand massage can help fingers and hands feel better. Various massaging techniques are available at beauty salons and...

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