Inflammation is a series of protective response that aims to contain injury or destruction at the initial site. These help protect the body from general infection, allergic reaction, and further bleeding. This protection, however, comes at a cost- wide range of symptoms, such as mucous, stuffy nose, swollen throat, swelling, pain and fever to name a few.
When an injury happens, acute inflammation occurs within few seconds or minutes. Acute inflammation is characterized by one or more of following: Pain, Redness, Swelling, Immobility and Heat.
The degree and duration of inflammatory responses differ from person to person, case by case. However, some people might suffer from chronic inflammation, a condition in which causes like trauma and infection turns your inflammatory processes on but not off.
Chronic inflammation could pose a serious health threat. Medical conditions such as Ulcerative Colitis, Asthma, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease are few examples of how dangerous situation could become.
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