More than 39.8% of U.S. adults live with obesity, and an astonishing majority (71.6%) are overweight, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With so many people living with excess weight,
Living with a high body mass index (BMI) remains a significant problem in the US. According to the National League of Cities, the estimated annual care costs of obesity-and overweight -related illness amount
Sleep health is an epidemic in the U.S., reports the American Sleep Apnea Association. Approximately 70% of US adults report having insufficient sleep for at least one night per month. An additional 11%
Inflammation—a natural defense mechanism of the body—enables healing and the removal of harmful stimuli, says the U.S. National Library of Medicine. However, two primary forms of information exist, acute and chronic inflammation. Acute
Inflammation occurs when the immune system responds to defend the body from pathogens, toxins, and injuries. The process allows the body to heal. When an injury occurs, the cells release chemicals that
Today, inflammation has been linked to many serious health conditions, such as heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis. But what is inflammation? Why and when is it a problem?
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