Obesity: Low Grade Chronic State of Inflammation Proinflammatory Cytokines (TNF-α, IL-6 and CRP)

Obesity is characterized by a low-grade chronic state of inflammation in which the level of pro-inflammatory cytokines such as TNF-α, IL-6, and CRP are increased. It is a state in which there is an over-accumulation of subcutaneous and/or abdominal adipose tissue. This adipose tissue is no longer considered inert and mainly devoted to storing energy;… Continue reading Obesity: Low Grade Chronic State of Inflammation Proinflammatory Cytokines (TNF-α, IL-6 and CRP)