April 2012

Inflammation - A Big Factor In The Aging Process

The morning stiffness you feel may not yet qualify as, arthritis, but it's likely a sign of inflammation simmering throughout your body. Other red flags include elevated blood sugar levels, high cholesterol levels or a few extra pounds around the middle - each of which may help set the stage for serious inflammatory diseases. This startling news comes as medicine is quickly changing its view of inflammation. Just a few years ago, chronic inflammation largely indicated arthritis and other "-itis" diseases.