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You can have a blood test for a substance called C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of chronic inflammation, to determine if you have heightened levels of inflammation; there is also a high-sensitivity CRP test that can detect low levels of the protein in people who do not exhibit other signs or symptoms.
A good place to start a conversation with your doctor about chronic inflammation is by mentioning your stress level at your next routine exam.
The "Western" diet, typified by high intakes of refined grains, red and processed meats, sugar-sweetened beverages and desserts, high-fat dairy, hydrogenated fats, and other highly processed foods, coupled with low consumption of fruits and vegetables, is strongly associated with chronic inflammation.
Some chronic inflammation sufferers have felt badly for so long, they don't even recognize that this isn't normal.
People with CF have thick, sticky mucus that clogs their airways, with recurrent bacterial infections and chronic inflammation in their lungs.
Researchers believe it could do the same for humans displaying signs of low-grade chronic inflammation.
Chronic inflammation, caused by a hyperactive immune system, has been linked to heart disease and strokes, Type-2 diabetes, late-life disability and a greater risk of dying.
An analysis of prostate tissue biopsies collected from some participants of the placebo arm of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT) found that those whose benign prostate tissue had chronic inflammation had 1.
Acute inflammation in biopsies taken at the start of the study was most common in men of younger ages who had lower PSA levels and smaller prostates, while chronic inflammation was associated with older age and larger glands.
com)-- A recent study by the National Runners' Health Study suggests that chronic inflammation throughout the body may be linked with such serious health issues as diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer's and even cancer.
Chronic inflammation is an underlying mechanism in chronic infection, autoimmune illness, and cancer.
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