Autoimmunity & Inflammation
-the internal flame
Medicine is increasingly becoming aware that many chronic diseases are linked with inflammation. It is becoming increasingly clear that a host of illnesses – including heart disease, many cancers, and Alzheimer’s disease – are influenced in large part by chronic inflammation. This is a process in which the immune system becomes off balance, and persists unnecessarily in its efforts to repair the body and repel pathogens. The prolonged process results in damage to healthy tissue as well. Factors such as stress, lifestyle imbalances, and genetic predisposition can all promote inflammation and set the stage for degenerative diseases and autoimmune conditions.
Chronic inflammation has been associated with the following conditions:
At Cypress Natural Medicine, we rely on the latest in laboratory medicine in order to assess several markers of inflammation in the body to discover if there is something smoldering under the surface. Once these are discovered, the appropriate plan can be created in order to remedy the underlying causes of the individual’s inflammation, thereby resolving many of the issues listed above.*