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Inflammation

Inflammation is the first response of the body to a wide range of disease conditions. Take control of your health with our Inflammation (CRP) Test.

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STATISTICS

#1

Sub-Saharan Africa, India, and East Asia have the highest incidence of parasitic infections.

 

1.5M

Nigerians suffer from arthritis every year.

Inflammation is the initial process in the body’s response to injury.

It is a process that is important for combating infection and promoting healing and recovery. Some diseases are due to a disordered inflammation where the process is prolonged or misdirected to normal body tissue.

The symptoms of inflammation depend on the part of the body affected.

The affected part of the body may be painful, warm, swollen, red and not function very well. Other symptoms of an ongoing inflammatory process include fever, chills, fatigue, loss of appetite and headaches.

What are the most common causes of inflammation?

 

Inflammation is associated with

Infections with germs like bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi

External injuries like scrapes or cuts

Exposure to/contact with corrosive chemicals or radiation

Some chronic disease conditions like autoimmune diseases (like rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and cancer)

Anti-inflammatory foods:

Tomatoes

Fruits (Berries and oranges)

Nuts

Fatty fish (salmon, tuna, sardines)

Olive oil

Leafy green vegetables (spinach, collards)

Frequently Asked Questions

If you are still unsure about this test, here are some questions that we usually get asked.

Still need answers?

What is a C-Reactive Protein (CRP)?

CRP is a protein made by your liver that is considered one of the most sensitive indicators of inflammation. Frequently, the levels of CRP may increase before any symptoms are noticed.

How long can inflammation last?

Inflammation may last a few hours, days, months or even years.

How do I reduce inflammation?

To reduce inflammation fast, limit your intake of sugar and processed foods. You should also exercise regularly, reduce stress, get enough sleep, and have a diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods.

Benefits

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REPORTING

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We come to you. Our at-home collection service is designed to save you time and is completely confidential and discreet.

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We are audited by an external body which ensures that we implement the highest ethical standards and international best practices.

SYNLAB was awarded the 'Private Laboratory Service Provider of the Year' in Nigeria award by the Nigeria Health Excellence Awards (NHEA).

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