Normally, inflamation is immune response that is neccessary for defending of body itself. For example, you crushed your finger and after some minute there will be 4 signs of inflammation (sometimes they are called 5 signs of inflammation by adding loss of function).
This process is acute inflammation which is part of normal immune response. So,acute inflammation is good for your body, because it plays major role in healing process. But chronic inflammatory disorder is related to systemic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, asthma, Chron’s disease, inflammatory bowel disease and etc. Theese are generally also autoimmune diseases. In theese diseases there are not any bacteria,viruses or other foreign invaders that threatening body health. And white blood cells – guardians of body attack own cell and tissues of body and chronic inflammatory disorder begins. In some chronic inflammatory disorder conditions there is real threat to the body like viruses, bacteria. But because of some defects in white blood cells, they can’t fight againist threat. This is also called chronic inflammatory disorder or persistent inflammation.
List of inflammatory diseases
There are some chronic inflammtory disorders at following list.
- Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Ankylosing spondylitisarthritis
- Systemic lupus erythematous (SLE)
- Crohn’s disease
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Ulcerative colitis
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Parkinson’s disease
- Wegener’s granulomatosis