Amy Cole
What is inflammation?

What is inflammation?

There are two types of inflammation. Acute inflammation happens when we get injured. Our body's  immune system kicks in. Eicosanoids signal other cells where the problem is and the troops respond to by flooding the area with white blood cells to prevent infections, help healing and dilating blood vessels to increase blood flow (which leads to swelling) and deliver more nutrients to the site to aid in creating the energy needed to make the repair (heat).    Once the job is done, eicosanoids signal back to other cells to stand down. Chronic inflammation, however,  is a silent killer. This condition happens...

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