Stress is the body’s response to outside noxious, or perceived to be noxious, factors. It is protective, basic and an ancient response which is both innate and learned. It has been associated with inflammation. Periodontal ( gum ) disease is a common yet preventable disease which may act as an ideal model for understanding this connection better.
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A recent article from a US University further supports the association of gum disease and obstructive Sleep Apnea The study and article – An Update on the Association Between Periodontitis and Obstructive Sleep Apnea is from 2020.
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Cavities in teeth are caused by bacteria producing acids from refined carbohydrates (sugar), -no sugar – no cavities, no bacteria – no cavities, no tooth – no cavities.
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Thought you might enjoy this article archived from 2006 its amazingly to see that very little has changed in the appreciation of overall benefits – yet we still don’t recommend them – why not?
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