6 Natural Ways to Manage Inflammation

Inflammation in your body is a defense and repair mechanism that can be triggered by many different allergens, chemical toxins, or injury. The acute inflammatory process is normally self limiting and is part of the healing process. However, if left unchecked, inflammation can lead to chronic and debilitating disorders that may require prolonged pharmalogical care. Conventional treatment for inflammatory conditions involve non-steroidial anti-inflammatory medications, corticosteroids and selective inhibitors. These medications have been linked to renal and cardiovascular side effects and serious gastrointestinal disorders. Now there are natural agents to help modulate inflammation and research has shown there effectiveness.

Listed below are 6 natural anti-inflammatory agents that are extremely effective of inflammatory disorders:

Fish Oil is a concentrated source of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids that can impede inflammation by competing with omega-6 fatty acid

Probiotics are living organisms that support and maintain healthy, flora in the gastrointestinal tract.

Proteolytic Enzymes– Enzymes have long been used to reduce inflammation and promote tissue healing.

Turmeric has a long history in South and East Asian countries as both a spice and a traditional remedy for liver ailments and inflammation.

Ginger is widely used in India, China, Africa and the West Indies as a culinary spice and medicinal herb for inflammation and analgesic properties.

Boswellia is also known as Indian frankincense herb that modulates inflammation and specifically helps with bowel disease and asthma.