HERBAL TRADITIONS: Red Moon Herbs provides many local herbal remedies that support the immune system and help fight chronic inflammation. Photo by Jack Sorokin

Asheville-area providers recommend ways to reduce inflammati­on and boost immunity

“It’s important to understand that not all inflammation is bad,” says Dr. Martha Cottrell, an Asheville-based physician and lecturer on immunity. She’s one of several wellness advocates who encourage simple, everyday wellness strategies to reduce chronic inflammation now and prevent more serious illness later. “Inflammation is the body’s natural mechanism for protecting itself,” says Cottrell. “But it […]