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The immune system triggers inflammation in reaction to injury or infection. In this regard, it is a healthy part of natural recovery from an illness or injury. When inflammation develops for this reason, it indicates a correctly functioning system, but signs of inflammation that do not go away, or develop without a legitimate trigger, signify that the immune system is not working properly. The causes of chronic inflammation differ from person to person.

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1. Digestive Troubles

Excessive alcohol consumption, GI tract conditions, certain medications, and vomiting can cause gastritis or inflammation of the stomach. Sometimes, gastritis becomes a chronic condition that damages the stomach lining. It is important to see a doctor and find out what is causing the symptoms. Depending on the cause, a doctor may recommend stopping medications that irritate the digestive tract and avoiding alcohol and smoking. They may also recommend dietary changes or medications.

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