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POST #8.1 - DISEASE and CHRONIC INFLAMMATION

What is chronic inflammation?

Chronic inflammation refers to long-term inflammation and can last for several months or even years. It can result from:

  1. Failure to eliminate whatever was causing an acute inflammation
  2. An autoimmune disorder that attacks normal healthy tissue, mistaking it for a pathogen that causes disease
  3. Exposure to irritants, such as an chemicals & toxins over a prolonged period

Examples of diseases and conditions that include chronic inflammation:

● asthma

● chronic peptic ulcer

● tuberculosis

● rheumatoid arthritis

● periodontitis

● ulcerative colitis

● Crohn's disease

● sinusitis

● active hepatitis

Although damaged tissue cannot heal without some inflammation, chronic inflammation can eventually cause several diseases and conditions including some cancers, rheumatoid arthritis, atherosclerosis, periodontitis, and hay fever. Therefore, inflammation needs to be well managed. doTERRA products like Frankincense can help to manage inflammation when used as part of your daily protocol.

What is your favorite way to use Frankincense in your daily routine? Tell us below!

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