Chronic Inflammation, Rheumatic Diseases & Yoga — for Health & Wellness Coaches, Yoga Therapists, Yoga Teachers, Holistic Healthcare Providers

Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we explore the causes, symptoms and critical repercussions of chronic inflammation, and how to resolve it.


Be familiar with the critical importance of chronic inflammation, how it manifests, and how to resolve the causes of chronic inflammation.


Define inflammation. Define rheumatism. Distinguish acute and chronic inflammation. Note causes of chronic inflammation, and explain the vitally important repercussions. Note where in the body inflammatory disease may occur. Note causes, symptoms and a list of conditions associated with chronic inflammation and/or “rheumatic disease.” Discuss the link between inflammation and heart disease. Define fibromyalgia. Explain a key point regarding aging and inflammation. Cite research on therapies that positively impact inflammatory conditions. Name six specific things that can help to reduce chronic inflammation.

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