In our previous post on inflammation we touched on inflammation and how it definitely is helpful but can also be very harmful when it becomes chronic! Your body can be on your side one-minute using inflammation to aid in the healing process after you sprain an ankle, and next can fall into the vicious cycle of chronic inflammation. It’s not yet proven that inflammation causes cardiovascular disease, however, it’s known that low- grade chronic inflammation is linked to all stages of atherosclerosis.
Healthy arteries are flexible and elastic, but the buildup of fats and cholesterol result in the blood vessels and arteries becoming thick and stiff. Atherosclerosis is when plaque and cholesterol build up inside blood vessels. As it builds up, it irritates the walls of the vessels and they become inflamed, it can restrict blood flow to organs and tissues.
Millions of Americans suffer from arthritis, along with arthritis comes inflammation. More than 50% of premature deaths from heart attacks or strokes had osteoarthritis, especially rheumatoid arthritis. While there are many nutritious foods that have an anti-inflammatory effect, Quell-Gel™ is an exciting new supplement for whole body anti-inflammation support! It is a clinically tested proprietary formula containing 9 researched anti-inflammatory ingredients that help to play a role in lowering the risk for a heart attack or stroke.
Omega-3 fish oil- helps block chronic inflammatory responses. Fish oil is converted in the body into resolvins (medicinal anti-inflammatory chemicals)
Curcuminoids complex- higher levels of anti-inflammatories from turmeric (a spice used in Asian foods) protects you and helps you feel better.
Mixed tocotrienols- vitamin E contains tocotrienols and tocopherols, used for whole body inflammation by Alternative Health Care.
Vitamin D3 - preliminary research studies are showing that the sunshine vitamin keeps your heart and blood vessels in good working condition.
Gamma linoleic acid- anti-inflammatory fatty acids in plants. Plays a role in lowering the risk for heart attack/ stroke.
Hydroxytryosol- an antioxidant found in olive oil and olive leaf. Combined with other ingredients, promotes an overall healthier lifestyle for the heart and brain as you age.
Astaxanthin- an antioxidant that gives salmon/shrimp the pink or red color. It makes Quell-Gel™ medicinal in a natural way when combined with other all natural anti-inflammatories, for healthy arteries.
Potassium- helps flush sodium out of kidneys, too much sodium can raise inflammation and blood pressure.
Inflammation is the body’s response to injury, but when it persists and the immune system is mistakenly attacking the healthy tissues it can cause harm. The link between inflammation and cardiovascular disease is one that continues to be studied. What is known is that chronic inflammation is linked to all stages of atherosclerosis. Getting inflammation under control is the goal to lower the risk for developing chronic disease. Quell-Gel® is a powerful anti-inflammatory formulated for every day use, containing natural ingredients such as vitamin D, potassium, and fish oil that help lower your risk for heart attack or stroke.
Eating a well-balanced diet that contains plenty of inflammation fighting foods - see our FREE eBook offer below, “Inflammation Reducing Quick ‘n Easy Recipes” - along with appropriate supplements have the potential to help reduce chronic inflammation in the body, thus reducing the risk for developing chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease.