I was totally healthy until I went to the doctor….
One of the most common things that I hear from patients is "I was totally healthy until I went to the doctor and then all of a sudden I was sick". It is usually because they received blood work and now the doctor is telling them they have to take some medication because their numbers have traveled into the disease range.
What is really happening is that, internally, their body has developed inflammation and the inflammation process has caused them to become sick.
The most insidious thing about inflammation is that it occurs and we can’t feel it happening. This process can continue unnoticed for weeks, month and years until it affects our labs.
So we seem fine until “all of a sudden” we are sick.
In truth, there many ways that we can start to identify if inflammation is happening in our bodies...
- Blood tests that I always include in my lab workups with patients are one of the simplest ways to evaluate inflammation levels. These are tests that most conventional doctors do not include in their standard labs.
- Constant stress releases chemicals that cause inflammation.
- Poor sleep causes inflammation.
- The Standard American diet (SAD Diet) of fried foods, processed sugars, sodas, and junk food promote inflammation as well.
Is there any way to escape this robber of health and freedom – Inflammation?
YEP! Healthy lifestyles and habits! If you are suffering from high blood pressure, high cholesterol, over weight, heart disease, pre-diabetes, diabetes, PMS or menopause, then you have symptoms of chronic inflammation. If you want to learn more about how to solve them, come to our next Stress Hormones and Health Dinner Presentation! You will be blown away by what you will learn.
BY THE WAY – the side effect of reducing inflammation is increased energy and vitality!
To Your One Sweet Life,
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