Posts tagged inflammation
SLEEP: A Daily Detox For Your Brain

Sleep is an active process. Your body might be still, but your biology is bustling with activity. All of that internal nocturnal activity is crucial for living well.

Sleep also plays a massive role in detoxification. Your body has been using sleep to recharge and repair itself since before you were born. It’s no surprise that many sleep disorders are now linked to chronic pain, decreased cognitive function, depression, and neurological diseases, like Alzheimer’s.

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How Low-Grade Inflammation Wreaks Havoc

Inflammation has been on mind. Why? Because recently I had a ‘Lyme flare-up’ that kicked in at the start of a nearly month-long travel adventure. Now, if I’m honest, the flare-up didn't come out of the blue. There were several subtle signals that I was kicking up a bit of low-grade inflammation in the weeks before I hit the road.

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Mood, Food, Inflammation & Mental Health

Mental health issues have a significant impact on society. Some suggest that their influence is more significant than any other chronic disease, including heart disease or diabetes. And if you suffer from persistent pain, then you're four times as likely to have depression or anxiety than those who are pain-free. 

There are so many factors involved in complex conditions like mental health issues and persistent pain. But today, we're going to look at just one of these factors — inflammation.

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