Is Turmeric the Natural Remedy of the Century?
There's a lot of exciting buzz around turmeric these days, and there's plenty of good reason for it. Hidden deep in the plant's bright yellow roots is an extraordinarily powerful compound called curcumin that has the unique ability to block an enzyme that causes inflammation, while combatting free radical damage to highly sensitive vital organs like your brain and heart.[1,2] In fact, curcumin's anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits can revolutionize your health from head to toe. Curcumin is so powerful that some are calling it the "natural remedy of the century." If you think that inflammation is something that only happens when you're injured, or is only a minor annoyance—you're making a big mistake. Many experts now believe "silent inflammation" is the root cause of many of the common signs of aging, from diminished brain and heart function to painful joints, low energy levels and more. In short, silent inflammation can make you old before your time. I'm Joshua Corn, Editor-in-Chief of the Live in the Now newsletter, one of the fastest-growing natural health publications in the nation. My passion for natural health drives me to seek the truth about the causes of health problems and to educate people on alternative solutions that are both safe and effective.
Could This Be the #1 Way to Protect Your Health?I advise my readers on a regular basis that taking steps to control inflammation could be the single most important thing you can do to protect your cognitive and overall health at any age.And there is perhaps no nutrient on earth more effective than curcumin at promoting a healthy inflammatory response in your brain, heart and throughout your entire body. It has been shown in numerous studies to support brain and cardiovascular health, tame joint pain, improve mood balance, boost immune system health, promote detoxification and much more.[4-8]The list of remarkable health benefits just goes on and on.You see, while inflammation itself is normal, it becomes a problem when triggered by something other than injury or pathogenic invaders. These triggers can include food allergens, toxins, stress, lack of sleep or even the use of some pharmaceutical drugs. And since we're exposed to these triggers on a daily basis, the inflammatory response can stay turned on indefinitely, causing significant harm to the body.Fortunately, curcumin can help to neutralize the harmful effects of the free radicals that can cause inflammation. But that's not all it can do!
Gold-standard clinical studies have shown that curcumin is perhaps the most effective natural substance on earth at inhibiting COX-2, an enzyme that is responsible for sparking your body's inflammatory response.[1,4]
4 Signs of Systemic Inflammation
As scientists begin to understand the body's complex systems better, a clearer picture of how silent inflammation can impact your health is emerging. Here are four of the most common symptoms:
1.Brain Fog: Unfortunately, many people start to believe that scattered thoughts and poor concentration are an inevitable part of aging—but they're not! Silent inflammation is likely the culprit.
2.Memory Impairment: When the brain is inflamed, memory formation and recall both suffer. Research has shown a link between memory impairment and the presence of neurological inflammation.
3.Aches and Pains: Silent inflammation creates heightened pain sensitivity in the body, as well as common everyday aches and pains in joints and muscles. If your body feels sore and stiff, systemic inflammation is likely to blame.
4.Mood Issues: While neurotransmitter imbalances may be the primary cause of mood issues, recent research suggests that these imbalances may be related to inflammation in the brain.
If you're experiencing any of these four symptoms, you need to take action immediately to stem the tide of deterioration that ongoing inflammation can cause. While your symptoms may be mere annoyances now, your heart and brain could be at serious risk over time.
If you're worried about how well your brain and memory will function as you age... If you want to keep your heart pumping strong... Or if perhaps you're dealing with nagging health problems that no one seems able to solve, please keep reading. I'll explain to you how getting the right daily dose of curcumin, along with other key antioxidants,can help save you from having to deal with serious health issues.
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