Debra Reis Young Living

Cancer, Chronic Pain, & Concerns – Common Theme = Inflammation

In Aromatherapy, Natural Healing by Debra Reis

Conditions such as cancer, chronic pain or concerns that are stress related – what do they have in common – most often the root problem is  inflammation.  Inflammation can  lead to pain and acidity causing more inflammation and pain and so on — the cycle continues.

So, what are some things that contribute to inflammation?

Foods – eating a diet high in processed foods including white sugar and wheat.

Lack of Exercise – there has been a lot of research on exercise and the benefits from flexibility, to anti-aging, to releasing feel good hormones that help our body maintain balance.  Even with conditions such as cancer, it is encouraged that one continue to exercise which can be slow and gentle – it still counts!!  Sedentary lifestyle can enhance inflammation.

Stress – stressful conditions and feelings like anxiety or depression cause a release of chemicals that can be harmful to the body.

What are some helpful remedies?

Well, of course, healthy foods, exercise, and stress management techniques.  Also, consider —

Supplements – such as omega 3 fatty acids, anti-oxidants such as Young Living product Longevity.

Essential Oils – several essential oils have anti-inflammatory actions such as Thyme, Black Pepper, and Peppermint.

For more information, check out my ebook, Inflammation and Your Liver, Cool It Down with Essential Oils found at