Inflammation

My ESR in blood is 65. Is it dangerous or is it mild?

Ad by Oregon COVID-19 Vaccine InformationSafe, effective, free. Learn more about the COVID vaccines.Over 2.8 million people in Oregon have gotten the COVID vaccine. Read their stories and get trusted info.It is pretty much higher than the normal ( but you should have mentioned, whether the ESR – Erythrocyte Sedimention Rate, reading was done at…

Is a CRP blood level of 16 dangerous?

Is a CRP blood level of 16 dangerous?Ad by Oregon COVID-19 Vaccine InformationSafe, effective, free. Learn more about the COVID vaccines.1 million people in Oregon have gotten the COVID vaccine. Read their stories and get trusted info.CRP (C-reactive protein) is a protein that is produced in the liver. This protein is increased in several conditions…

Is 125 mcg too much to take in a day of vitamin D3?

Step 1. Stop Supplementing With Vitamin D Depending on what supplements you are taking, this step may include more than just avoiding taking your vitamin D capsules. To give you an example, ​multivitamins often contain vitamin D. The same is true ​for other supplement formulations. Therefore, be sure to check the labels of any of…

Autoimmune/Immune Illness

Autoimmune/Immune DiseaseLupus, RA, Sjogrens, myositis, scleroderma, MS, PIDD, CF, chemo, and more!I have to take a week off methotrexate, before I get the Carona vaccine- can I expect any withdrawl? (Been on it for 7 months) I wound up taking 2 weeks off, at a pharmacists recommendation, before finding out I’m actually ineligible for the…

What does a CRP level of 5 mean in a blood test?

What does a CRP level of 5 mean in a blood test? Ad by Oregon COVID-19 Vaccine InformationHave COVID vaccine questions? Get expert answers.It’s normal to have questions about the COVID vaccines. We have answers. Learn more today.C-reactive protein (CRP) is a marker of inflammation in the body. Therefore, its level in the blood increases…

How long does aspirin thin your blood?

There are many who INCORRECTLY think that Vitamin K2 does not affect blood clotting time. THIS IS NOT THE CASE. Read below: “ Vitamin K and Blood Clotting ~Several proteins involved in blood clotting depend on vitamin K to get their job done. Blood clotting may sound like a bad thing, and sometimes it is.…

Does inflammation increase diabetes?

Inflammation-cancer link is indirect and convoluted. Rather than inflammation per se, failure to resolve it is a common feature of early tumor development. In particular chronic inflammation (1, 2), specifically tumor-promoting inflammation is now considered a tumor-enabling characteristic (3). This answer I. Explains inflammation is a process, not an outcome, and why the distinction matters.…

What exactly is inflammation?

I like the answers given by others but wanted to add that chronic inflammation can be the body’s response to a poor diet. Here’s some of what Joel Furhman, M.D. has to say on the topic: “Autoimmune diseases affect 23.5 million Americans, and that number is rising. Autoimmune diseases are one of the top ten…

How to avoid and prevent chronic inflammation

Six Keys to Reducing Inflammation You can’t see it or feel it, but inflammation may slowly be damaging your body. Inflammation (swelling), which is part of the body’s natural healing system, helps fight injury and infection. But it doesn’t just happen in response to injury and illness. An inflammatory response can also occur when the…

How to treat joint inflammation

Six Keys to Reducing Inflammation You can’t see it or feel it, but inflammation may slowly be damaging your body. Inflammation (swelling), which is part of the body’s natural healing system, helps fight injury and infection. But it doesn’t just happen in response to injury and illness. An inflammatory response can also occur when the…