Inflammation is the body's first line of defense for a scratch or a scrape. But when that defense mistakes the body for the enemy, it can launch devastating attacks against tissue, causing damage that can be a factor in conditions like arthritis and diabetes, as well as potentially deadly diseases like cancer and heart disease.
Lupus and asthma, COPD and diabetes, Crohn's disease and Alzheimer's--what do all these and so many other chronic diseases have in common? Inflammation is a characteristic part of the body environment as these disease processes develop.
Is nutrition a complex subject or simple? A keystone of good health?
All of the above, according to Micah Howard, MD of Decatur, who practices integrative medicine - a mix of conventional and non-conventional treatments tailored to each particular patient.
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