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Inflamed gums, heart disease linked by Invisalign topdentist Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm LONDON:- The next person who reminds you to floss might be your cardiologist instead of your dentist, for a new study has revealed a link between inflamed gums and heart disease. Scientists have known for some time that a protein associated with inflammation called CRP is elevated in people who are at risk for heart disease. But exactly wher ... Read on »
Gum Disease (Gingivitis) and Breast Cancer Risk by Robert W. Posted Tue 26 Oct 2010 10:45pm     Weekly Health Update:   Gum Disease (Gingivitis) and Breast Cancer Risk "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS   Updated:  10/14/2010 The information in this column is intended for informationa ... Read on »
Health Tip: Why Gums Swell by Medline Plus Posted Tue 17 Aug 2010 6:00am Some possible causes By Diana Kohnle Tuesday, August 17, 2010 (HealthDay News) -- Swollen gums are relatively common, but can signal an underlying health problem. The U.S. National Library of Medicine offers this list of possible causes: Having an inflamed gum condition called gingivi ... Read on »
The gum improvements produced by... by Seth Roberts .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 7:09pm The gum improvements produced by omega-3 fats can be easy to see: 1. About six months ago, my dentist noticed that my gums were in excellent shape (a healthy pink, not red), for the first time in memory. I had started taking 3-4 Tablespoons/day flaxseed oil a few months earlier. I hadn’t made other dietary changes nor had I started brushing ... Read on »
Gingivitis: An Ounce of Prevention, A Pound of Cure by Dr. Lawrence Kindo Posted Thu 26 Dec 2013 10:07pm Gingivitis is one of the most common dental hygiene problems. The symptoms of gingivitis are sore or inflamed gums that are receding away from the teeth which may bleed a little when you brush your teeth or sometimes when you eat. Another symptom of gingivitis is embarrassingly noticeable and difficult to cure bad breath. ... Read on »
Oil of Oregano – Nature’s Powerful Antibiotic by kimduess Posted Wed 30 Dec 2009 12:55pm When I feel a cold or infection coming on, Oil of Oregano is the first thing I reach for.  Every since I started this practice (thanks to a tip from my local Health Food Store friend!), I have fended off every ‘bug’ that has passed my way! I also now take it with me on plane flights to ward off all those germs floating around in the recycled ai ... Read on »
Facts about the annoying toothaches by Andrea Grace Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Mar 2010 10:47am Toothache usually refers to the pain you feel around your teeth, gums or jaw. In most cases toothaches are caused by problems of your teeth or gums, and dental cavity: a decayed tooth, muscle spasms due to bubble gum chewing, etc.. Severity of a toothache can vary. Pain may be aggravated by chewing bubble gum or you can sensitivity due to h ... Read on »
Another Way Stress Affects Your Dental Health by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm When you’re stressed, you feel it.   JD’na/Flickr   Your neck, shoulders and back may get tight. You may have nagging headaches. Your stomach may churn or feel like lead. It’s a whole body experience. And according to a new study in the International Journal of Dental Hygiene, it affects your mouth’s periodontal tissues – the ... Read on »
Health Headlines - February 8 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Tobacco Could Kill 1 Billion People This Century: WHO Smoking and other types of tobacco use killed 100 million people worldwide in the 20th century, and could kill as many as 1 billion people this century unless dramatic global action is taken to curb tobacco use, said a World Health Organization report released Thursday. It said all cou ... Read on »
Health Tips for February 26 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Health Tip: Counting Baby's Kicks Since movement in the uterus is a sign of fetal health, pregnant women should monitor the baby's kicking and activity. The American Pregnancy Association offers these suggestions: * You can start counting kicks at about 28 weeks, and monitor throughout the rest of your pregnancy. * Count how long ... Read on »