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Gum disease may cause heart disease

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Gum disease may cause heart disease
Gum disease may cause heart disease

A new Taiwanese study, published in The American Journal of Medicine, suggests that adults who have good dental hygiene have lower risk of heart disease. Most of the gum diseases are caused by bacterial infection. These infections may cause inflammation in blood vessels and eventually increase the risk of heart disease.
 

 
So take your oral hygiene more seriously!

Source: The American Journal of Medicine
 

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Dr. Nima Schei is a medical doctor, entrepreneur, and co-founder of PositiveMed. Besides medicine, he's been studying mathematics and neuroscience at Rutgers University. He's passionate about alternative medicine, startups and animal rights. He's a proud vegan, living with his wife and two rescue dogs in Miami Beach, FL.