inflammation

10 Ways to Reduce Inflammation

10 Ways to Reduce Inflammation

TweetDeal with pain and swelling the natural way! Inflammation is a marker of just about every disease, disorder, and injury on the planet! From allergies to Zika, your body responds to damage or infection by swelling up. This is intended to prevent the damage from spreading, containing it so the immune system can deal with it or the body can make repairs to the damaged area. But low-grade inflamm... »

8 Symptoms of Chronic Inflammation

8 Symptoms of Chronic Inflammation

TweetThe symptoms of chronic inflammation are more ordinary than you might think. Here’s what to look for. The human body is a complex mechanism, one with trillions of moving parts (cells) and hundreds of individual organs and systems. It’s designed to run like a smoothly-oiled machine, but like all machines, it can start having problems after years of use (and, in many cases, neglect)... »

10 Foods That Cause Inflammation

10 Foods That Cause Inflammation

Tweet10 of the worst offending foods that cause inflammation: Inflammation is your body’s way to defend against damage or injury. When there is internal damage, your body swells up in order to prevent further damage. Sadly, that stops your body from healing itself, slowing down the healing process. However, inflammation NOT caused by injury can be a bad thing. It can be a sign that your orga... »

Why Are My Feet Swollen? Answered.

Why Are My Feet Swollen? Answered.

TweetWhy are my feet swollen? Seriously, here’s the answer to your swollen, edema questions. Edema is the fancy name for swelling, and it tends to be fairly common among people who have spent all day on their feet. As you stand all day long, your blood pools in your feet and ankles, leading to the inevitable ‘why are my feet swollen?’ question. Once your sit down, your feet feel ... »

8 Foods to Reduce Swelling and Edema

8 Foods to Reduce Swelling and Edema

TweetThe best foods to reduce swelling. There are many things that can cause swelling in the body–or edemas, as doctors say. Most common in the ankles, edema can often be the result of a medical condition that causes one of your body parts to fail. If your liver, heart, or kidneys aren’t working properly, you may find your ankles and other body parts swell up. Thankfully, there are a f... »

5 Beauty Essentials for the Commuter Gal

5 Beauty Essentials for the Commuter Gal

Commute in style with these 5 Beauty Must-Haves »