“When it comes to certain childhood illnesses and diseases we get vaccinated against, it is a great thing that our immune systems can remember their adversaries. At the same time, when the threat is generated internally, our immune systems are not always so helpful, mistakenly attacking our bodies.

A new study suggests that inflammation in the body creates a memory in the immune system that can cause it to overreact to future stimuli, triggering or worsening subsequent inflammation-based health problems. The hypothesis follows experiments in which bone marrow from mice with gum disease was transplanted into healthy mice, after which they developed severe arthritis.”

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