Millions of people around the world suffer from weak immune systems, unhealthy inflammatory response, cardiovascular issues, digestive complaints, and hormone imbalance. These challenges may result from age or environmental factors such as stress, diet, and even the air we breathe. In fact, current research shows that some lifestyle choices can actually turn off genes, affecting all systems of the body.
Global wellness trends in five broad areas of health reflect this cellular breakdown.
As many as 50 million Americans suffer from autoimmune disease. Symptoms can affect all organs.
Hormone imbalances, affecting the production of key sex hormones, account for billions of dollars in healthcare costs.
Chronic inflammation, often triggered by stress, is linked to almost all major causes of disease death in the United States.
Digestive diseases are the second leading cause of disability due to illness in the United States.
One in every three deaths in the United States has cardiovascular disease listed as the underlying cause.