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Tuesday, September 7, 2021


In some cases, medicine tends to treat symptoms rather than illness. Although this situation works for pharmaceutical companies and private hospitals, it continues to annoy me.

In fact, the only thing that needs to be addressed in this process is inflammation. Because most of the diseases you now often hear the name may be caused by chronic pus.

Therefore, it is very important to look at the problem and evaluate the solutions.

In this article, I will examine the causes and causes of pus, then I will talk about what you need to do to eliminate chronic pus.

What is inflammation?

First I want to start with the definition. Because knowing the terms is very important for us to continue on the road.

Inflammation, inflammation or inflammation in the name of the body of your body to stop a harmful agent is a natural response. This answer is very important. Because if a body cannot defend itself against a harmful component, it is impossible for it to survive on the wolves’ table outside.

The system operation is quite clear. First, a certain point of warning (a kind of help call) comes. Then the defense elements in the body notice this warning begins to come to the region.

Then, defense, cleaning and many other elements of the immune system gathered in the alert area. Whatever the problem is, they solve and disperse.

Of course, the situation is not that simple (I wish so). In the background, histamine release, followed by leukocyte entry into the tissue, interleukin release along with stimuli and similar mechanisms make the process incredible.

But it doesn’t matter to you. Let’s move on.

So far, everything is amazing. Your body has done its job properly. So, What is the problem?

The problem is that the inflammation stimulus becomes continuous, ie chronic inflammation.

What is chronic inflammation?

I mentioned that inflammation is the way your body fights harmful agents. When the harmful agent is eliminated, of course the inflammation process ends.

There may be inflammation stimulants that do not disappear or are constantly exposed. Let’s take gluten intolerance as an example.

Some individuals are sensitive to gluten. So their bodies see gluten as a harmful component just like bacteria. Imagine that an individual consumes gluten-free foods without knowing the situation.

An alarm condition, defensive warning occurs continuously from the body. That’s exactly what chronic inflammation is.

Your body constantly thinks that there is something to fight, it constantly builds defensive cells and other structures, but it is actually fighting windmills.

Now you can think of what a beautiful body is always in defense, what happens? question may be coming. Let me answer now.

What are the damages of chronic inflammation?

Your body remains in defense means that the structures that are open to war are constantly circulating in the circulatory system. These defense cells, all of which are “punk mines ır, give you trouble at certain points.

Allergy

Excessive defense cells means that you are sensitive to substances that are not normally harmful to you. This may lead to the emergence of many allergies.

Alzheimer’s disease

Defense cells, like other structures, can indirectly damage your brain cells. In fact, a study showed that individuals with high blood levels of inflammation (CRP and IL-6) had lower mental performance.

Speaking of mental performance, I would like to explain about depression. The relationship between chronic inflammation and depression is known. But the mechanism is not clear.

So I want you to know that we can explain the relationship between bad lifestyle and depression in this way.

Cardiovascular diseases

Continuous triggering of inflammation can trigger cholesterol plaques in your veins, cause them to grow or cause more clotting. Therefore, chronic inflammation is always a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. I would like to add that you should take high blood pressure to the cardiovascular diseases group here.

Cancer

I have already explained how important the immune system is in the cancer process. Given that inflammation is also an immune system response, it is not difficult to connect. We also know that chronic inflammation can be effective in tumor formation, spread and many other steps.

Type 2 diabetes

Chronic inflammation is one of the major causes of type 2 diabetes that develops subsequently and is closely associated with lifestyle. This is because certain substances (cytokines and proinflammatory) that are released during inflammation and which are very high in chronic inflammation can disrupt the insulin mechanism of the cells. The result is insulin resistance, followed by type 2 diabetes.

You see, don’t you? Chronic inflammation is the root cause of many chronic diseases that cause death.

In other words, your body’s reaction as a result of bad life, nutrition and other effects hurts you and it is very easy to solve the situation.

Don’t worry, no questions will remain unanswered. Then continue!

Symptoms and risk factors of chronic inflammation

Because chronic inflammation does not develop suddenly and does not reach excessive dimensions, it often does not produce serious symptoms. What you need to pay attention to here are signs of symptoms that seem simple, that you don’t pay attention to, but that’s important to us.

I rank them as follows:

Chronic fatigue and exhaustion: Although this may occur for many reasons, fatigue may be due to the damage of the cell energy metabolism by the inflammation process.

Skin manifestations: Inflammation factors are known to present on the skin after entering the bloodstream. Particularly unjustified redness, itching and other symptoms (such as eczema) may be signs of chronic inflammation.

New allergies: During the inflammation process, your immune system becomes more sensitive. This causes more allergic reactions. If you have allergies that have recently developed into different substances, you should have question marks in mind.

Digestive system problems: Your intestines are the most important place where chronic inflammation originates. Particular attention should be paid to digestive system problems such as gas, indigestion, diarrhea attacks in individuals with gluten and lectin intolerance.

Of course, the symptoms are not always clear. Therefore, it is necessary to examine the risk factors. People with multiple risk factors should always be alert for chronic inflammation.

Here are the important risk factors:

Excess weight: Fat mass is very effective in creating inflammation.

Nutrition: Malnutrition, which is one of the most important causes of inflammation, which I will discuss later. Consumption of excess carbohydrates, unhealthy fats and processed protein sources are the most important ones.

Age: Older age slows down the functioning at the cellular level and reduces antioxidant capacity. This means more free oxygen radicals and more inflammation.

Blood fats: Contrary to common knowledge, not all blood fats are harmful. In other words, the increase in HDL does not indicate any disturbance in the inflammation process for us. Here you should pay particular attention to triglyceride and VLDL levels. Uncontrolled elevation of these values ​​poses a serious risk of inflammation.

Insulin resistance: There is a serious confusion here. The reason is that insulin resistance is both the cause and the result of chronic inflammation. Because inflammation creates insulin resistance by disrupting blood sugar control; Uncontrolled and high blood sugar levels due to insulin resistance cause inflammation in the body. Therefore, people with insulin resistance carry a serious risk of inflammation.

Diagnosis of chronic inflammation

We now know that chronic inflammation is a problem that needs to be solved. Are you suffering from chronic inflammation?

There are a few tests to understand. Unfortunately, since this condition is not considered as a disease, diagnostic methods are limited and not available in many hospitals.

Therefore, if there are no examinations I will talk about below, it is useful to go through the thoughts and findings.

Sensitive CRP levels: This test is different from normal CRP and shows lower CRP levels better. Because we expect a limited and mild response in chronic inflammation, sensitive CRP is considered the most useful method.

Interleukin levels: Levels of TNF-α, IL-6 and IL-8 secreted by the cells involved in the inflammation process in very few centers may be helpful.

Apart from the above tests, fibronogen levels, if any, can be measured.

Of course, this title is mostly for healthcare professionals. If you are in doubt and you are examining the subject, it is important to ensure that these values ​​are followed.

Anti-inflammatory life: Diet, exercise and lifestyle
Chronic inflammation is a very common condition that leads to many diseases. So you definitely need to pay attention and try to solve it.

I’ll have a couple of customized suggestions for this.

Diet to reduce inflammation

In regulating the nutritional process, our goal will be to prevent the formation of new inflammation and to help reduce existing inflammation.

The first and most important step of this is to feed Paleo (stone age) style. I have a source where you can find detailed information about the subject.

But for those who do not want to read summary packed, stay away from processed products, reduce carbohydrate sources and eat healthy fat, protein predominantly like our ancestors.

Even in normal overweight people, calorie restriction is important to reduce inflammation. Because everything you eat is metabolized in your body and a stress factor creates a free oxygen radical. So it is very, very important to eat less and apply intermittent fasting if necessary.

I want to open the issue of reducing carbohydrate intake because it is very important.

Carbohydrates, especially sugars, are a food group that almost everyone is exposed to. They cause inflammation as well as indirectly cause you to gain weight.

Therefore, the first group of nutrients to be removed from the diet carbohydrates. You can solve this problem with a low carb diet.

There may also be foods that cause allergies in your body. If you know these nutrients (such as gluten or lectin) you should remove from your life. If you do not know the causes of allergies, you can find the problem by doing an elimination diet.

There’s a food group you need to stay away from. I mentioned above but I want to repeat and sort.

Processed meat groups,
Trans fats,
Sweeteners,
Foods containing fructose syrup,
Sweet drinks,
Alcohol and coffee.
The second step is to introduce nutrients that reduce inflammation into your life. Foods rich in antioxidants are very effective and valuable in this regard.

My suggestion will be fresh, raw and vegetables produced away from pesticides. The most important of these,

Chard,
Broccoli,
Spinach,
Radish,
Extra virgin olive oil,
Green tea,
it will be. In addition, fish species are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and have serious effects on reducing inflammation.

Lifestyle and exercise

First of all, I should mention the exposure of heavy metals and toxic agents. Because the toxic sources and heavy metals you receive in your body are perceived as foreign and harmful, they cause a serious inflammation response.

Therefore, you need to avoid heavy metals and remove toxic agents from your life. A few simple steps will help you make serious improvements.

Review the cleaning materials in your home, do not use heavy metal and toxic materials,
Beware of the fish you consume, they may have a very bad profile in terms of heavy metal,
Reduce the use of cosmetic products (including shampoo and shower gel), if possible remove it completely from your life.
The second issue is exercise. Because exercise improves your body’s natural antioxidant capacity. This will support you regularly to fight inflammation.

My advice is a minimum of three days a week, moderate paced exercise for 30-60 minutes per day. Here, “the more exercise I will benefit the more” you should not think. Because more exercise creates more damage than your body can recover.

This will cause you harm, not benefit.

Sleep is also important. Because of the control of the immune system and healthy working order sleep time and order plays an effective role.

It is known that the levels of TNF-α and IL-1β, which are the markers of chronic inflammation and which I mentioned earlier, are increased in the poor sleepers.

So bad sleep is one of the most important factors that cause inflammation!

Stress must be our final focus. Because stress is a mental state, individuals think that their bodies are not damaged. But the truth is completely different.

With research, I can say that stress is one of the important factors that increase inflammation. So you need to stay away. If you think about how to stay away from stress black and black have a nice spelling for you. I suggest you read it.

Supplement recommendations for inflammation

Nutrition, lifestyle and exercise are sometimes not enough to regulate the pace – especially for the older age group. In this case, supplements are my first choice.

Supports I use frequently, which I find safe:

Turmeric extract: The active ingredient of curcumin is a very strong antioxidant. With this effect, turmeric is one of the most important supports in reducing inflammation.

Omega-3 supplements: Omega-3 fats are another supplement that seriously helps in the process of reducing inflammation. It is inevitable for some individuals to get support when they think about the society that buys very little omega-3.

Vitamins and minerals: Many vitamins and minerals in the lack of inflammation we see an increase. Therefore, it is very important to reinforce the shortcomings. Especially vitamin D, magnesium, zinc and vitamin E are the first options. It is also very important to choose the best vitamins to be supplemented and try to supplement it with nutrients before deficiency if possible.

However, while antioxidant supports such as coenzyme q10 and resveratrol reduce inflammation, N-acetyl cysteine ​​(NAC) can be used in treatment.

Now you know all the details about chronic inflammation. Remember to adapt the requirements of anti-inflammatory life to your life.

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