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Inflammation

You may not be aware that inflammation is a part of the body’s defence system (immune system) that protects the body when attacked by bacteria or injured with open wounds. Inflammation is a way for the body to protect itself from anything harmful. That is something very important to remember.

Factors causing inflammation
Well, there are many factors that can cause inflammation, like mentioned above external injuries like cuts or bacteria, viruses or fungi and chemicals. There are also many diseases or illnesses that cause inflammation like bronchitis or dermatitis. Continue reading “Inflammation” »

Depression and Anxiety – what you can do (part 1)

Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety are very common problems and although they are different they have a lot of similarities. Anxiety is when someone is nervous about the future or what will happen, this leads to negative thoughts and wanting to avoid the particular event altogether. The symptoms of Anxiety include fight or flight response symptoms like sweating, shaking, panicking, hyperventilating and heart rate increasing. The fight or flight response is an automatic response for our bodies to prepare for fight or flight (fleeing) from an attack/ threat or harm. This is a very normal response everyone experiences when they feel intimidated. Continue reading “Depression and Anxiety – what you can do (part 1)” »