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Inflammation

Is Inflammation Making You Gain Weight?

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Lori Shemek, Ph.D Did you know the average person is unknowingly walking around with inflammation? In fact, a majority of people experience inflammation and do not even realize it. Healthy inflammation or acute inflammation is a necessary part of our immune system and helps maintain health.   Inflammation Is a Factor to Weight Gain Inflammation is […]

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Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA)

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September 2018 By James J. Dinicolantonio, PharmD   The term “inflammation” is used in so many different ways that the role of chronic inflammation in accelerating degenerative processes remains largely overlooked. Endless advertisements tout drugs that temporarily relieve localized pain. Few realize that normal aging ignites low-level inflammation that causes or contributes to virtually every chronic disease.1-4   Most readers of Life Extension […]

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Fish Oil Reduces the Fires of Inflammation

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By Clyde Pepper Many ill effects of aging are caused by low-grade, chronic inflammation. These slow-burning internal fires damage tissues and underlie many cancers, vascular disorders, and dementias. Inflammation is partially regulated through the eicosanoid pathway. Age, poor diet, and other factors tip the balance of this pathway from anti-inflammatory to pro-inflammatory. Omega-3-rich fish oil rebalances the eicosanoid pathway and safely helps reduce inflammation.   What is the […]

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How to Manage Inflammation by Eating the Right Foods

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By Michael A. Smith, MD Chronic inflammation is the “common denominator” of age-related disease. Now you’re probably familiar with inflammation on the surface of your body as local redness, heat, swelling and pain. But what you may not know is this: Inflammation also happens on the inside of your body, and this is where it can be […]

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