Inflammation is a complex immune response. Chronic inflammation was my research specialty. It occurs when the inflammatory state becomes persistent. Sometimes, it is barely detectable for years. Then, symptoms occur, disease is present and we are left wondering how to calm the inflammatory fires raging in our body.
It is accepted among scientists that chronic inflammation is the root cause of most disease. Reducing inflammation in the body is the number one preventative for conditions such as cardiac disease, diabetes and cancer.
So, how do you know if you have chronic inflammation? These five common signs are a good place to start self evaluation.