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Understanding acute and chronic inflammation
21 June 2018

Understanding acute and chronic inflammation

Inflammation is our body’s natural immune response to foreign harmful stimuli. It is a system of hormonal and cellular responses following injury to attempt to restore the damaged tissue to its pre-injury state. Acute inflammation is essential to allow the affected tissues to heal. However, when chronic inflammation occurs, it can be problematic. We review the difference between acute and chronic inflammation and what you should do if your inflammation becomes problematic or longterm. read more