Inflammation

Beat Back Free Radicals

As a young girl I grew up in Australia and spent my days in the sun. We didn’t know back then about sunscreen or the long term effects of staying in the sun. I had no idea that I would find out later in life that being in the sun four a hours a day […]

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What is C Reactive Protein

What Is C Reactive Protein (CRP and hs-CRP)?

Inflammation is a quickly becoming recognized in conventional medicine as a key component of serious health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Inflammation is the body’s response to infection. Acute inflammation occurs almost immediately after trauma — from a cut or break, to a heart attack. Chronic inflammation is an ongoing process by which […]

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Arthritis and Joint Pain Inflammation

Arthritis and Joint Pain – Inflammation Could Be At Work

As a culture, we’ve been conditioned to accept that joint pain and arthritis are natural signs of aging and are to be expected. Many women I talk with accept this and over time when their pain intensifies, they reach for ibuprofen or acetaminophen to help with pain. Many times I’ll see patients who will grow […]

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Lupus and Hormones

Lupus and Hormones

Birth control, hormone replacement therapy and more Hormones are the chemical messengers in the body, and for women diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), these messages may be inconsistent. SLE — the most common form of lupus — is an autoimmune disease causing inflammation which can affect many parts of the body, including joints, lungs, […]

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What is Lupus

What is Lupus?

Lupus symptoms and diagnosis Focus on feeling better Lupus is a disease that has proven in the past to be quite difficult to identify and control. Lupus is an autoimmune disease which causes chronic extensive inflammation. There are a number of types of lupus, with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) being the most common form, The […]

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anti-inflammatory

Prevent Inflammation – The Natural Anti-Inflammatory Way

Over many years we have found that preventing or reversing inflammation is all about listening to your body. From that listening you can begin to learn first-hand what increases or reduces your body’s inflammatory response. You can cool your body’s inflammatory response and keep it healthier over time by taking one step at a time, […]

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Causes of Inflammation

Causes of Inflammation

Systemic or chronic inflammation has a domino effect that can seriously undermine your health. So how does it all begin? The Immune System and the Inflammatory Response Many experts now see inflammation as arising from an immune system response that’s out of control. When you catch a cold or sprain your ankle, your immune system […]

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allergies and sensitivities

Inflammation – Allergies and Sensitivities

Do you remember a time when meeting someone with a severe allergy was uncommon? These days, it’s fairly likely that at least one person you are close to has an allergy or sensitivity to something that significantly impacts their life.   Allergies and sensitivities have increased radically in our lifetime. Acute, chronic and subclinical allergies […]

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