Have you ever wondered why babies and toddlers love putting everything and anything into their mouths, or why they have the need to suck on their thumbs/fingers/pacifiers? Babies and young children explore their environment by looking at something, picking it up, passing it from hand to hand, and finally---tasting it!
What is inflammation? Our immune system is a complicated system that defends our cells from bacteria, viruses, toxins, pathogens, and allergens. This system will have a rapid response to these pathogens and will coordinate the destruction of pathogens, repair damaged cells, and eliminate infected cells.