What is Anti-Inflammatory Diet?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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A typical anti-inflammatory diet focuses on creating anti-inflammatory prostaglandins instead of pro-inflammatory prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are hormones produced by the body whose function is to regulate the body's inflammatory response.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Inflammation 8 5
General health 5 1
Fibromyalgia 4 2
Doctor recommendation 2 0
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 0
Back pain 1 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
3
None
6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 1
Flu like symptoms 1
Hair thinning 1
Nausea 1
Vitamin B12 deficiency 1
Vitamin B deficiency 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Dosage Patients
daily 2
as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Expense 2
Doctor's advice 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped using Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Duration

Currently using Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 5
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 3
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 3
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 5
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1 patient evaluation for Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Dec 15, 2013 (Started Nov 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It just stopped because it costed me a lot of money to have a perfect healthy anti-inflamatorry diet i will start again after having more money,i also say the change is slight because it was only two weeks... unexpected positive effects was that the food was really good i cooked some nice dishes.
Cost: $200+ monthly

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