Well + Good came out with very helpful guide to reducing inflammation. It mentions that “chronic inflammation” is a buzzword and that it’s quite common for people to experience.
8 behavioral changes you can make today:
Incorporate anti-inflammatory foods into your diet – Pomegranates, red grapes, pears, mushrooms, lentils, soybeans, and green peas etc. Lots of fruits and vegetables. Less sugar and dairy.
Check your beverages – Less soda and sugary drinks. More water, green tea, matcha, kombucha and other healthier drinks.
Add supplements – A daily dose of probiotics daily, omega 3s, collagen and adaptogens may help
Sleep – No explanation need!
Having the right mindset – Negative emotions and inflammation go hand in hand. Make sure to incorporate these emotions; enthusiastic, interested, determined, excited, amused, inspired, alert, active, strong, proud, attentive, happy, relaxed, cheerful, at ease, and calm
Be cautious of relationships – dating and breakups can led to a bad skin situation. While they aren’t avoidable, it’s important to be cautious of getting worked up and avoid red flags.
Give your skin some TLC – Make your you’re maintaining a daily skin care routine, whether that be through facemasks, spa days or simply moisturizing.
Breathe – Focus on your breathing techniques to help reduce inflammation