Posts Tagged ‘Inflammation’

Your immune system is a complex network of different cells with a range of signals that help guide the proper upkeep of your entire body. Most are familiar with the inflammation of a swollen twisted ankle or sore throat – the kind of reaction that involves swelling, redness and heat, this is an acute or short-lived inf…

High blood pressure (hypertension) affects one-quarter of Canadian and one-third of American adults; worldwide, it’s estimated at 40%. Globally, it is the leading risk factor for death and disability and it’s been increasing over the past few decades. Along with the increase in blood pressure in our population, pharmac…

Whether your pain begins suddenly such as after a traumatic accident, or whether it is gradual, such as related to repetitive strain on the job, it is debilitating. When pain persists, it can reduce your sleep, drain your energy, and affect your daily interactions with others as well as completing your daily tasks. Ove…