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Combat Chronic Inflammation with Vitamins

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Inflammation not only hurts, but it destroys tissues and causes disease. Learn how to avoid chronic inflammation with vitamins and supplements.

Inflammation is your body’s main defense mechanism, meant to anticipate, intercept and destroy invading microorganisms. Inflammation causes redness, swelling, heat and pain. Inflammation helps your immune system fight invaders and heal injuries, but can be dangerous if it becomes chronic.

Inflammation becomes a danger when it is brought on by malfunctions of the immune system. Autoimmune diseases and allergies are good examples. Out of the ten leading causes of death in the United States, chronic, low-level inflammation causes seven of them. This includes Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, nephritis, heart disease, cancer, stroke, and chronic lower respiratory disease.

Can Fluorescent Lights Make Allergies and Autoimmune Disorders Worse?

Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Are fluorescent lights making you sick?

Our skin is an organ meant to react to our environment. We should not be surprised that things in our bodies change based on what the skin “sees”. What the eyes see also affects us. Certain inner-ear conditions, vertigo, epilepsy, dyslexia, and many psychological conditions are affected by fluorescent and UV light. Fluorescent light exposure is known to affect patients with autoimmune disorders, causing flare-up and activation of their disease. Research has yet to give us the exact mechanism of action that causes the change in the immune systems of these patients, but the theories are consistent with the symptoms that people are experiencing.