The immune system in the body will react with inflammation to any problems like damaged cells, burns, infection, irritants, and injuries. If you do something like fall and sprain your ankle you will notice pain and swelling almost immediately, the pain is your body telling you that there is an area that is possibly damaged and the body will then make a swollen area to protect itself and to stop the host from moving the area too much. Inflammation can be described as arthritis, tonsillitis, colitis, and encephalitis.
Function of white blood Cells
The reparation and the healing of the damaged tissues is assisted by the white blood cells in the body. The white blood cells will also cause the skin to feel warm and look red in its coloration.
Symptoms of Inflammation
If you have damaged an area of your body you will probably notice a color change from pink to red and the area will become swollen and rather warm. After that it may become difficult to move the joint which can become stiff.
Natural Remedies for Inflammation
The healing process can be sped up by choosing to use a natural remedy and this has been practiced for thousands and thousands of years. A lot of people choose to use natural cures as they don’t give you the nasty side effects that some modern medicines can give you. There are a few recommended books that will help you become more knowledgeable about the natural cures and homeopathic options such as The Anti-Inflammation Diet and Recipe Book, The Inflammation-Free Diet Plan book, and the Complete Idiot's Guide to the Anti-Inflammation Diet book. By taking omega 3 fatty acid you will be helping your body to fight against stiffness and they can be located in fish that are oily such as herring and salmon. For generally benefiting your body in assisting against a variety of wounds you can take comfrey. A remedy that is almost the same as ibuprofen is ginger, it fights in opposition to inflammation. Vitamin E will also assist you in helping with inflammation as will calcium and magnesium. There are a few more herbs that have ingredients that help with inflammation like turmeric, chamomile, and green tea. If you want to lean towards homeopathy then you can try Bryonia which helps with swelling and stiffness as does Rhus Tox and Ruta Grav which is particularly useful for the joints.