The opioid crisis is an ongoing battle and it is more important than ever to start utilizing natural remedies to treat symptoms and diseases. One natural supplement that has become increasingly popular is curcumin, also known as turmeric. Curcumin is the active substance in turmeric, a common spice most often used in curry and other dishes in Southeast Asia and China. Additional benefits of curcumin are continually being researched as it is proving to have a wide range of benefits, ten of which I have addressed below:
Inflammation as a bodily process is not always a bad thing, depending on the circumstances. There are two primary types of inflammation that occur in the body, localized and systemic inflammation.
The good news is that if diet is a primary cause, diet can also be a primary solution. A 2014 study on diet and irritable bowel disease, a systemic inflammatory disease, found that all subjects who followed a particular anti-inflammatory diet found enough relief to discontinue at least one of their irritable bowel medications.