Top 5 Worst Foods for Pain in Your Joints and Muscles

Pain is the most commonly treated condition by doctors today. We ALL know someone who suffers from a chronic pain condition, many of us likely experiencing it currently or have at some in our lives. In fact, pain killer prescriptions are currently the most frequently prescribed medication – and there does not appear to be any sign of this trend slowing. Yet, most people continue to eat the worst foods for pain.

While many people associate musculoskeletal pain with Arthritis primarily, there are literally dozens of diagnoses that can result in joint and muscle pain. To put it simply, pain = inflammation. Much like a campfire needs fuel to burn, so do inflammatory processes in our body. The real question is what causes inflammation?

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Is Your Body On Fire? Reduce Inflammation and Improve Your Health.

If you are living and breathing on this planet your body is affected by inflammation in some form or another.  We are all constantly juggling a balancing act of inflammatory biochemical assaults, while working hard to keep this delicate equilibrium under control.  While some inflammation is beneficial in an acute setting (i.e. a swollen ankle after a sprain is important to stabilize it), chronic inflammation can have a deleterious effect on us.  In fact, leading scientists are now drawing ties between inflammation to many types of chronic disease facing developed nations in pandemic proportions such as; heart disease, diabetes, auto-immune illness – to even cancer.

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