Inflammation is an essential, natural part of your body's system. If you get a cut or catch a virus, acute inflammation helps fight off the intruder and repair damaged tissue.
But for some people, there is a violent storm going on within their bodies and they don't even know it: the storm of chronic, low-grade inflammation. This is not natural, and over time, this chronic inflammation is associated with many diseases—from the painful inflammation of arthritis to the systemic inflammation of heart disease to the insidious variety that's associated with brain fog, fatigue, and weight gain.
If you're struggling with chronic inflammation, here are a few steps I recommend to combat the storm: