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Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD), Osteoarthritis, and Inflammation. Is Inflammation the missing link ? by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:35pm San Francisco Chiropractor convinced: Inflammation is the fuel that flames the fire when it comes to Disk Degeneration. There are mounds of evidence indicating chronic inflammation of the spinal joints and disks is a major contributor to the progression of Degenerative Disk Disease and Osteoarthritis of the spine and joints. Chronic inflamma ... Read on »
Treatment Of Inflammation And Chronic Systemic Inflammation by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm By Dr Keith Scott Inflammation is one of the body's essential defense mechanisms and plays a vital role in protecting us against microbial attack, external and internally-produced toxins, as well as damaged and diseased cells and tissues. Unfortunately, the inflammatory process is inherently destructive and both acute and chronic inf ... Read on »
Inflammation Kills! Blocking the Inflammation After MI, CVA by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 18 Apr 2011 8:37pm Blocking Complement A person may survive a severe heart attack (MI) or stroke (CVA) only to succumb to the effects of devastating inflammation which tends to occur after blood supply is restored to tissue that was damaged from temporary loss of perfusion. An effective treatment for preventing such re-perfusion inflammation could save ma ... Read on »
Pomegranates Fight Cell Inflammation by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Fri 24 Apr 2009 11:11pm A new study in Journal of Inflammation claims polyphenols, plant nutrients that reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer, contained in pomegranate extract inhibit the production of inflammatory compounds, potentially preventing chronic inflammation associated with heart disease, Alzheimer's, osteoporosis, diabetes and arthritis. F ... Read on »
Healing the Physical; Reducing Inflammation by Robin V. Posted Wed 16 Feb 2011 1:22pm Chronic inflammation is at the basis of many health problems and has been linked to diseases including cancer, heart disease and alzheimer’s. Inflammation is the body’s first line of defense against a multitude of harmful invaders including unwanted bacteria, viruses and other harmful pathogens. If the inflammatory reaction becomes chronic and ... Read on »
A Mouse Model for Systemic Inflammation in Glucocerebrosidase-Deficient Mice with Minimal Glucosylceramide Storage by nih.gov Posted Sun 30 Nov 2003 4:00pm Description of Invention: Gaucher disease, the most common lysosomal storage disease, is an inherited metabolic disorder in which harmful quantities of the lipid glucocerebroside accumulate in the spleen, liver, lungs, bone marrow and in rare cases in the brain, due to a deficiency of the enzyme glucocerebrosidase (Gba) that c ... Read on »
Vagus Nerve and Neurogenic Inflammation by Dr. Kurt Barrett Doctor of Osteopathy Posted Sat 18 Feb 2012 10:03pm The autonomic nervous system (ANS or visceral nervous system) is part of the peripheral nervous system that acts as a control system functioning largely below the level of consciousness while it controls visceral (the “inner parts” of the body) functions. The ANS affects heart rate, digestion, respiration rate, salivation, perspiration, diam ... Read on »
Vagus Nerve and Neurogenic Inflammation: Their Role in GERD by Dr. Kurt Barrett Doctor of Osteopathy Posted Sun 19 Feb 2012 12:36am The autonomic nervous system (ANS or visceral nervous system) is part of the peripheral nervous system that acts as a control system functioning largely below the level of consciousness while it controls visceral (the “inner parts” of the body) functions. The ANS affects heart rate, digestion, respiration rate, salivation, perspiration, diam ... Read on »
Energy Healing: Magnets and Inflammation by Dr. Bruce F. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 9:51pm Once in awhile I will get a patient who sheepishly asks me the following question: “Hey doc, what do you think of these magnets?” They ask this as if they were embarrassed to tell me that they strap on a magnet everyday for their aches and pains. Hey, I’m a chiropractor. I’m part of the alternative medicine revolution. I have an ... Read on »
Molecular Healing: Inflammation Reduced by Hops Extract by Dr. Bruce F. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:13pm I am not opposed to enjoying a beer once in awhile and it does seem to have a "healing" effect, at least the psychological healing effect from the alcohol. However, beer also contains an herbal substance that may have a healing effect on inflammation. Recent research has shown that the hops used to make beer inhibit the inflammatory cascade and r ... Read on »