Terpenes and Inflammation – The Weed Blog

Inflammation is cited as the cause of most discomfort for patients who are diagnosed with a variety of conditions. The biochemical processes of inflammation are controlled by gene expression and complex signaling. Nuclear factor-kB (NF-kb) controls transcription the parts of our DNA that relate to dealing with septic shock, cancer, inflammation, and immune disease. This is why many consider the protein complex to be a major regulator of the pathogenesis of inflammatory diseases. In patients with unwanted inflammation, this protein group is generally overactive, producing unnecessary inflammation response. This is why pharmaceutical researchers are looking for a way to lower NF-kb levels without causing unwanted side-effects.

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