Tag Archives: chronic inflammation

What is Pain?

By Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Today you will hear about pain in a way that is not typically discussed and you will see how this impacts your life. I had a client recently that was experiencing pain in the area of what was thought to be her gall gladder. This was a sharp pain that […]

Liver Disease, Autoimmunity & Leaky Gut Have This In Common

by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Many people are dealing with liver challenges such as liver congestion, fatty liver and/or liver disease. Sometimes this is diagnosed and you would be very aware of this issue and many times this is not diagnosed, leaving you feeling bloated, dealing with weight gain, hormone imbalance, fatigued, suffering with headaches […]

How Much Control Do YOU Have Over Cancer

by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Many people feel victimized by cancer but you have so much more control over cancer than you may think. Today we will dive into the intimate relationship between cancer and inflammation. Before we do this, let’s look at some simple stats. This year alone, over 1.7 million Americans will be […]

Inflammation is Taking Your Heart Down

Stethoscope and heart

by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Let’s start by shouting out what should simply be obvious to all of us, INFLAMMATION IS TAKING YOUR HEART DOWN! Most will agree that the three biggest factors in heart disease are chronic stress, poor nutritional choices and inflammation. Here’s the kicker though, chronic stress and poor dietary habits, such […]

Thyroid, Inflammation and Weight Gain


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Weight gain is the biggest challenge facing our culture today and there is an infinite amount of information out there on this subject. So why do we understand the problem, have virtually unlimited information to review, yet this still remains such an issue? This is most often because we are […]

Oh, your aching joints!


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath I hear about aching joints all the time and from varying degrees. This could be as mild as slight ache upon waking in the morning or standing up from your desk after sitting for a few hours, all the way to the extreme of chronic excruciating pain on a daily basis. […]

7 Danger Signs That Put You At Risk For Chronic Inflammation


Many people suffer from chronic inflammation because they are unaware that the source of their problems is inflammation! They mistake the symptoms as the disease. So, here are 7 danger signs that point to chronic inflammation. Once you know what you have, feeling better is just a few short steps away!

Is Silent Inflammation Taking You Down?


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Many people that are chronically inflamed do not even realize that inflammation is an issue for them. Often you will be living in what I refer to as silent inflammation that over time will have a significant impact on your health. So the question is, “Is this silent inflammation taking […]

Inflammatory Physiology


by Glen Depke Before we get into the physiology of inflammation, let’s look at what inflammation can lead to in your body. Alzheimer’s disease Eczema Obesity Asthma Edema Osteopenia Atherosclerosis Emphysema Osteoporosis Arthritis Endometriosis Parkinson’s disease Autoimmunity Fibromyalgia Periodontal disease Bronchitis Gastroenteritis Polychondritis Cancer Gingivitis Psoriasis Celiac disease Heart disease Scleroderma Chronic pain Hepatitis Sinusitis […]

Hormones and Weight Loss


When we think about weight loss we typically think about diet and exercise. Far too often the issue that is staring us back in the face is the diet and exercise does not leave us with the weight loss goals we are looking for. How can that be? After all, we’ve been told for years […]