Presentation on theme: "Inflammation Presented by RockWell. Overview What is inflammation? What is Chronic inflammation? How does it affect my health? What can I do about."— Presentation transcript:
Chronic Inflammation Chronic inflammation is related to heart disease and stroke Inflammation contributes to the formation of plaque that ultimately blocks off the artery or can break off and form a blood clot.
What can you do!? Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables Limit processed foods Healthy fats, omega-3 fatty acids A lot of herbs and spices have anti-inflammatory properties Exercise regularly Limit your risk factors for Cardiovascular disease
Tests for inflammation High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein (CRP) Test Released during the inflammation process Increased CRP increases your risk for heart disease and/or stroke
Summary Inflammation is a nature immune response Chronic inflammation is linked to Cardiovascular disease and stoke Prevent it with lifestyle changes!
Activity A good all around and anti-inflammatory diet is the Mediterranean diet. Read more about it here!here!