Inflation can cause discomfort but seldom pain or death. It is inflammation in our bodies that leads to discomfort, pain and frequently premature death.
So we should all concentrate on lowering inflammation.
Here are a few video clips from Dr Micheal Greger, on his site, that are well worth watching.
The Leaky Gut Theory of Why Animal Products Cause Inflammation
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crones Disease
Fighting Inflammation in a Nut Shell