There are many folks in the Northfield area that have conditions that are affected by inflammation and autoimmunity. Some of these conditions include; Crohn’s , ulcerative colitis, Lupus, Hashimoto’s thyroid, diabetes, MS, migraine headache, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, and so much more. This is because these processes are characterized by the pro-inflammatory cytokine IL-1. This blog will look at a recent study, and dissect how it will benefit these conditions.
All of the forms of disease processes above can be lumped into a class called autoimmunity. This is where your body’s immune system attacks itself. In a previous blog we took a look at omega-3 vs. omega-6 fatty acids. That article in summation showed that omega-6 contributes to inflammation and autoimmunity and omega-3 fights against it.
The current article in focus shows more evidence to the fact that omega-3 finds against pro-inflammatory cytokines, and they show that fish oils are the most potent omega-3 for combating this process. This article not only gives more evidence for this, but it also pulls from previous studies to suggest that fish oils might be beneficial for cancer, coronary heart disease, depression, and aging. They make this correlation, because these processes are also characterized by the IL-1 cytokine.
Call to action: This is the point of the blog where we explain how you can make this information practical. Knowledge can be useless if you cannot digest it into something you can use easily. The most important thing you can have is a trained professional who can help you with your condition, so it is very key to have someone who can help you with your condition. Also, not every condition is so easily treated, and further interventions may be required. However, this article suggested that people who have autoimmune conditions may benefit from eating more fish or supplementing with fish oils.
Cannon Pointe Chiropractic has an extensive knowledge of autoimmunity, and has a passion for treating it. Feel free to give us a call at 507-645-800, or stop by our office at 1080 Hwy 3 S in Northfield. You may not have to suffer as much as you are right now.