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Chronic Inflammation Greenville

Chronic Inflammation is when your body is in a constant state of stress, which can lead to negative impacts on your tissues and organs. Inflammation, in general, refers to your body’s method of fighting against things that harm it, such as infections, injuries, and toxins in an attempt to heal itself. When something begins to damage your cells, your body releases chemicals that trigger a response from your immune system. Antibodies, proteins, and increased blood flow are sent to the damaged area. When the response lingers, this is considered Chronic Inflammation, which can also lead to scar tissue formation.

What are the Symptoms of Chronic Inflammation?

Symptoms of chronic inflammation are usually relatively subtle, which can make it easy to overlook. Some symptoms include fatigue, depression or anxiety, weight gain, weight loss, persistent infections, body pain, and gastrointestinal complications.

What Causes Chronic Inflammation?

Not every case of chronic inflammation will have a clear underlying cause, but some causes of chronic inflammation are:

Untreated cases of acute inflammation

Autoimmune disorder

Long-term exposure to irritants






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How is chronic inflammation diagnosed and treated?

The Bloom Physical Medicine experts in Greenville will examine your health history, in many cases, individuals will be unaware that they have chronic inflammation until they’re diagnosed with another condition. Some standard protocols that are used to treat chronic inflammation are steroids, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, supplements, and lifestyle changes such as increased physical activity and dietary changes.

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