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An Important and Overlooked Cause of Alzheimer’s

Researchers have long linked gum disease to a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Research has revealed that inflamed, bleeding gums are the entry point for a disease-causing bacteria to get into the bloodstream and trigger issues that can lead to dementia. That means dentists could be a first line of defense against cognitive decline—if only…


Gut Bacteria Are Linked to Colorectal Cancer, 3 Ways to Improve

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers. A growing number of studies have shown that gut bacteria have a significant impact on the development of colorectal cancer. So how do we cultivate a good gut microbiome to prevent colorectal cancer? Bacteria in the Gut Are Closely Related to Colorectal Cancer Colorectal cancer is…


Dental Implants: What Your Dentist Hasn’t Told You

Warning: This story contains some graphic images (dental surgery) and may be disturbing or upsetting to some. A female dental patient became a “migrant” between multiple dental offices for months. Several clinics declined to treat her one after another. They were reluctant to take over a failed implant that had been performed elsewhere, or unable…


Alzheimer’s Is Linked to Gum Disease – but Bad Oral Health Is Not the Only Culprit

For most people, teeth cleaning may just be a normal part of your daily routine. But what if the way you clean your teeth today, might affect your chances of getting Alzheimer’s disease in years to come? There is an increasing body of evidence to indicate that gum (periodontal) disease could be a plausible risk…


Good Oral Health May Reduce Risk of High Blood Pressure and Cancer of the Esophagus, Studies Say

Oral health may have a wide-reaching effect on the entire body’s well-being with two recent studies reporting on the connection between oral health, high blood pressure, and cancer of the esophagus. The oral health—the condition of teeth and the types of bacteria present in the mouth—of elderly people was the focus of a recent Japanese…


Lots of Carbs May Mess up Oral Health for Postmenopausal Women

Higher intake of sugary and high glycemic load foods may influence poor oral health and, perhaps, systemic health outcomes in postmenopausal women, according to new research. High glycemic foods include things like doughnuts and other baked goods, regular soft drinks, breads, and non-fat yogurts. The foods we eat on a regular basis influence the makeup of the…


Top Three Reasons to Try Holy Basil

From fighting bad breath or gum disease without the use of chemical mouthwash to pushing glucose levels down, holy basil — also known as tulsi — can be your powerful tool for great health Holy basil, also known as tulsi, is an aromatic herb that is widely celebrated in India within Ayurvedic medicine. According to…