The 3 Levels of Health
How Infection & Today's High Sugar/Starch, High Fat Diet Leads to a Cycle of Increasing Inflammation, Insulin Resistance, Low Metabolism, Obesity and Major Diseases
LEVEL 1 - YOUTHFUL HEALTH
For most of us, as we mature from childhood into early adulthood, we maintain vigorous levels of health. We look good, we feel good, and we are generally free of major diseases like Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer and Diabetes. However as we age, sometimes very early in our life, scientists now know that we begin to suffer from a silent, hidden disease. It is a single condition. One solitary state. It is now easy and inexpensive to test for in your doctor's office, but most doctors still do not do this test. This secret health condition steadily worsens until it effects every single organ and system in your body -- your heart, brain, nervous system, circulatory system, your muscles, liver, kidneys, pancreas, testes or ovary glands, thyroid, and other systems. All are injured by this silent, deadly condition. It is called ...
LEVEL 2 - INSULIN RESISTANCE SYNDROME (IRS)
Previously known as Metabolic Syndrome X
and Chronic, Low-Level Inflammation
In 1988, Stanford University Professor and researcher Gerald Reaven, MD, announced the results of 20 years of research. He wrote a best selling book called Syndrome X: Overcoming the Silent Killer That Can Give You a Heart Attack - by Gerald Reaven, MD. In it, he noted that many patients seemed to suffer from several different diseases, all at the same time: High blood pressure (hypertension), high cholesterol and high triglycerides (dyslipidemia), high blood sugar (hyperinsulinemia), and heart disease (cardiovascular disease). At that time it was thought that all of these were different diseases.
Today, the Insulin Resistance Syndrome is being researched by many thousands of scientists all over the world. As of August 2006, over 28,200 scientific studies involving "insulin resistance" are reported by the United States PubMed.org research web pages. See this for yourself by clicking to do a search for insulin resistance at PubMed.org, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
The Role of Low-Level Inflammation
Scientists are still researching the exact relationships between insulin resistance and very low levels of inflammation. They understand now that in many if not most individuals, inflammation throughout the body begins to increase in the months and years of developing insulin resistance. In others, constant low level inflammation may exist without developing insulin resistance.
The causes of chronic low level inflammation seem to be related to an interplay of three factors:
- Inherited or genetic factors
- Infection challenges from bacteria and viruses, and the body's response
- Dietary influences and their effect on degrading the body's ability to maintain a balanced, healthy, equilibrium or inflammatory homeostasis.
The Insulin Resistance Syndrome continues to worsen as people get older, until they begin to show obvious signs of well known and deadly diseases. They develop obesity, cardiovascular disease, heart attacks, strokes, cancer, type-2 diabetes, Alzheimer's Disease, muscular sclerosis, and many more overt conditions. Their hidden, silent creeping disease has finally revealed itself. They are now in ...
LEVEL 3 - MORBID METABOLIC DISEASE
Level 3 is full, frank, overt and usually deadly disease. It often reveals or presents itself to doctors as a heart attack, a stroke, diabetic coma, cancerous tumor, or other extremely dangerous event, sometimes a fatal event. Most people will be suffering from several of these conditions at the same time. Among these common diseases are:
Common Diseases Associated with
Chronic Low-Level Inflammation
or Insulin Resistance Syndrome**
**It is important to understand that Chronic Low-Level Inflammation, or Insulin Resistance Syndrome may not always be the only, or even the primary cause underlying each and every digenerative disease. Sometimes a particular condition may also result from environmental toxins, shock, infections, accidents, stress or inherited-genetic conditions.
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