- May 1st, 2013
Inflammation is the body’s normal response to injury. While it may be a natural defense system, it can lead to disease development if it becomes chronic. “The inflammation process has one goal: to respond immediately to detect and destroy the toxic material in damaged tissues before it can spread throughout the body,” explained Lauren Whitt, PhD.
- January 1st, 2013
Did you know there is both good and bad inflammation? The term “inflammation” most likely brings to mind thoughts of pain, swelling, and redness in response to an acute injury or wound. But pain is not always bad: this is the body’s way of telling us something is wrong and must be addressed in order to heal.Cooling down chronic inflammationBy Cara Lucas