Inflammatory diseases affect millions of people.
Inflammatory diseases — conditions in which parts of the body, such as nerves or muscles, become inflamed — affect millions of people. Arthritis, fibromyalgia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lupus are among the many types of inflammatory disease. While there are treatments for these conditions, many people don’t realize the role diet can play in managing some of these illnesses. Get Healthy’s Jackie Hays talks with registered dietitian Deborah Eck about how you might improve your condition by what you eat or don’t eat.