Inflammation is categorized as a condition that is physical and in which a certain part of the body becomes swollen, hot, sometimes painful and even reddened. Sometimes this inflammation comes about as a result of an injury but it can also be because of an infection, lack of homeostasis in the body and a poor diet.
Whenever there is inflammation present, whether it be external of internal, it is always best to opt for a natural way to reduce inflammation as this will have fewer and less toxic side effects.
1. Exercising Can Help Open Wounds Heal
Inflammation is also present when we have an open wound. A recent study carried out at the University of Illinois discovered many reasons to stay fit as people age and one particular point of interest they found was how there is a link between moderate exercise and decreased inflammation of damaged skin tissue.
Pilates, yoga, and even tennis or golf – all could help your wounds heal. Now there’s a new one!
2. Eat Healthy Foods Rich in Polyphenols
Polyphenols are natural anti-oxidants found in certain fresh food. A study published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, the April 2013 edition, backed up what nutritionists have been stating for a long time – that polyphenols has anti-inflammatory effects on adipose tissue.
Foods with the richest polyphenol content include; cloves, dried peppermint, and raw cacao powder.