Health Expert Recommends Anti-inflammatory Foods like Turmeric for Fighting Behcets Disease

Thursday, March 10, 2016 by

Orlando FL– March 9 2016 – Inflammation is thought to be one of the major culprits in the development of a range of medical conditions. This is why more and more people are consuming anti-inflammatory foods and ingredients such as turmeric to improve their immunity.

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Even in conditions such as Behcet’s disease turmeric is highly recommended due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Turmeric has long been popularized by its therapeutic benefits which are thought to come from its phytochemical called curcumin.

“Curcumin doesn’t just contain anti-inflammatory properties but also antibacterial and antioxidant properties among others” said VitaBreeze Supplements spokesperson Michelle O’Sullivan.

This disease is otherwise known as the Behcet’s syndrome. It is considered a rare disorder that results in inflammation in the blood vessels throughout the human body. This inflammation is also believed to lead to the development of a wide range of symptoms.

The signs and symptoms of Behcet’s disease may vary from one person to another. However it typically causes skin rashes eye inflammation mouth sores genital sores and lesions. While the exact cause of the condition has not been identified yet it is thought to be an autoimmune disorder.

One of the most unfortunate consequences of having the condition is the development of the symptoms. Painful mouth sores in the mouth can result in painful ulcers. The skin lesions may also appear as well as acne-like sores.

Individuals who suffer from the condition may also have sores in the genital areas such as the vulva or scrotum. These sores often come in a form of ulcerated red lesions. Eye inflammation such as a condition known as uveitis may also take place.

The condition also affects the joints vascular system digestive system and the brain. Individuals who notice some of these symptoms should see a healthcare provider. For individuals who are already living with the ailment they need to practice a healthy diet.

A diet that is healthy is one that can regulate or reduce the inflammation inside the body. There are certain foods that are called pro-inflammatory and they are the ones that sufferers should avoid. Examples of the pro-inflammatory foods are junk foods sugar high-fat meats and fast foods.

Sufferers are also recommended to consume anti-inflammatory foods and beverages such as kelp salmon green tea and turmeric. Turmeric is one of the most powerful and popular anti-inflammatory ingredient nowadays.

According to studies turmeric through its anti-inflammatory properties are as effective as certain medications such as steroid and creams. Behcet’s syndrome sufferers may consume the therapeutic properties of the spice through taking curcumin supplements

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