Updated: Nov 9
Early symptoms of chronic inflammation may be vague, with subtle signs and symptoms that may go undetected for a long period. You may just feel slightly fatigued, or even normal.
As inflammation progresses, however, it begins to damage your arteries, organs and joints. Left unchecked, it can contribute to chronic disease such as heart disease, blood vessel disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer, Alzheimer's disease and other conditions.
Immune system cells that cause inflammation contribute to the buildup of fatty deposits in the lining of the heart arteries. “These plaques can eventually rupture, which causes a clot to form that could potentially Block in artery. When blockage happens, the result is a heart attack. “ James Gray, https://www.doximity.com/pub/james-gray-md-9df42c64
The most common way to measure inflammation is to conduct specific blood test. C-reactive protein which is a marker of inflammation. Doctors also measure homocysteine levels to evaluate chronic inflammation. Finally, decision test for hbA1C - a measurement of blood sugar - to assess damage to red blood cells.
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