C-Reactive Protein

by on July 1, 2011
in Inflammation

There’s an old saying “Where there’s smoke there’s fire.” A similar saying can be applied to inflammation, “Where there’s inflammation there’s disease.” Many chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and cancer are associated with inflammation. In fact, the progress of many diseases from the early stages to life-threatening is driven by inflammation.

There’s a convenient indicator for general levels of inflammation and its called C-Reactive Protein.

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