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Help understanding inflammation

Hi, please could i have help understand this paragraph? I don’t get how stopping inflammation help the immune system function? I get that it prevents healthy tissue being attacked but i thought inflammation was important for the immune system?
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Thank you so much!
What is inflammation.....

Acute inflammation is our bodies' rapid response to an injury or infection, such as a cut to your finger. Redness, swelling, and pain are outward signs of acute inflammation. These are signs that the body is beginning the healing process.

Chronic inflammation is typically low grade but is persistent and can last for months or years. Chronic inflammation has been linked to a variety of different health conditions like:

Heart disease
High blood pressure
Certain cancers
Chronic pain
Type 2 diabetes
Certain autoimmune conditions

What causes inflammation.....
There are many factors that can contribute to chronic inflammation. Some factors we have control over, and others we do not. These include:

Dietary choices
Smoking and tobacco use
Exercise habits
Sleep quantity and quality
Alcohol use
Persistent viral or bacterial infections
Allergens and environmental pollutants in our air, water, and food

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