Mounting evidence suggests that chronic systemic inflammation plays a significant role in depression. The overactivity of your immune system can impact your mental health in ways you may not be aware.
Inflammation is a biological response to injury or illness and can be acute or chronic in nature. Inflammation is associated with medical conditions like arthritis and autoimmune disorders and can also result from obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, poor nutrition and gut health, social stress, and poor sleep.
Read more about the link between chronic systemic inflammation and depression:
Dr. Rhonda Patrick presents an informative and enlightening description of the link between chronic inflammation and depression.
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