I am actually allergic to raw apples, just like the example in the article.
We read about it all the time, diseases caused by inflammation, auto immune diseases, allergies, ulcers, and a host of other diseases (including mental illnesses) are thought to have the involvement of inflammation in their development!
1. Well, if inflammation is so bad, if it is involved in the causation of so may illnesses, then why does it exist?
Inflammation in and of it self is not bad. It is a process that out white blood cells carry out to protect our bodies from foreign invaders and repair our bodies after injury.
When we cut our finger, our white cells rush there, an enzyme called Bradykinin actually opens up holes in the blood vessels in the cut’s vicinity so that immune cells can get to the site of the cut!!! Bradykinin binds to mast cells (another of our immune cells) that have just come to the site of infection from…
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