Archive for the ‘Inflammation’ Category

Your Gut

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Dr. Alejandro Junger, in 1998, realized that scientists noticed that all chronic diseases had one thing in common: inflammation. The chain is before chronic disease, there is inflammation; but before inflammation comes dysfunction.
For years I have been fighting inflammation but until now I never got to the source of my problem – your gut.
Everything goes back to gut dysfunction. Clean your gut and most chronic diseases will disappear. Sounds easy! But your gut didn’t get injured in a day and will not clear up in a day.
For two weeks now I have been cleaning out the inflammation in my body through treatments. I’ll go into more detail in the future.

Unfortunately the medical world is set up to see what’s ailing the patient now and then to give drugs and anti-bodies.

If you want to eliminate disease get to the root of the problem – your gut.

When Dr. Junger talks about the gut he refers to more than just the body’s digestive system. He talks about the living organisms inside the gut, the intestinal flora, and the immune and nervous systems around the walls of the intestines.

Dr. Junger’s contends that if you learn how your gut works and understand how to repair it and keep it clean, your life will be healthier and your life more vibrant.

Inflammation – Good or Bad

Monday, May 26th, 2014

Anything that causes inflammation will also cause insulin resistance.
Inflammation is good when a cut gets infected and swollen. There is a real feeling of pain with this type of inflammation.
But inflammation that brings on obesity in silent, invisible and doesn’t hurt. It’s a hidden fire created by your immune system as it tries to fight off bad food (sugar, processed foods, bad fats), stress, toxins, food allergies,etc.

Today medical discoveries have found that inflammation is the common thread between the obvious autoimmune and allergic diseases but most chronic diseases, including heart disease, obesity, diabetes, cancer, dementia, and depression

Learn more about inflammation in Dr. Hyman’s book The Blood Sugar Solution.

Game-Changing Therapy in COPD

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and chronic emphysema, is rapidly growing as a problem globally. COPD is the result of years of oxidative damage to delicate lung tissue resulting in chronic inflammatory changes. Smoking and air pollution worsens the disease but is not limited to people with these exposures. Currently treatment consists mainly of anti-inflammatory steroids, and lung opening medications used in asthma.

N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) has been used for over 30 years, basically as a mucous-thinner, which is inhaled to manage conditions such as cystic fibrosis.

Among its many uses NAC is a potent influenza protectant. NAC has been proven effective against seasonal influenza and flu-like illnesses. In studies 600 mg twice daily reduced episodes of influenza.

With its ability to reduce oxidative stress and simultaneously quash chronic inflammatory changes, NAC is emerging as a game changing therapy in COPD

for the rest of the story go to LIFE EXTENSION, May, 2010, www.lef.org