The sixth leading cause of death in the United States is Alzheimer’s disease. You likely know someone with, or have lost someone to this awful disease. As age expectancy rises, it can be a real concern whether you, or someone you love, is likely to develop Alzheimer’s.The good news is that scientists and doctors are working hard to research the cause – and find a cure. Additionally, there are a number of risk factors associated with Alzheimer’s disease which you can counteract through diet, exercise, and changes to the way you sleep.One of the risk factors may surprise you: gum disease.
The two words you never want to hear from your dentist’s lips: Gum disease. Gum disease symptoms include: Swollen or inflamed gums Bleeding gums Sensitive teeth Wobbly teeth Bad breath At your dental appointment, you agree to brushing and flossing more thoroughly, and using the mouthwash your dentist recommends. That’s that, right? But while gum…
If you live with an autoimmune disease, then you know that it’s life-changing. Managing your disease can be exhausting. But what if your exhaustion wasn’t just down to the stress of dealing with autoimmunity, but down to the health of your mouth – or even the way that you sleep?
Every child is unique, and although you may have been stymied by western medicine before, you may be able to improve the day to day life for your autistic child. Autism doesn’t start and end in the brain, it’s a systemic disorder brought on by a wide variety of factors – some of which can be altered.
Does your child fidget and have endless energy all day, but then struggle to wake for school? Perhaps you feel they’re not hitting their developmental milestones, or achieving the grades they want? What’s going on?
You wake up and your face hurts, your jaw locks and then there’s the clicking! The clicking is seriously distracting when you eat! Does this sound familiar?
You had a dental x-ray years ago but during your last check-up, your dentist recommended a cone beam CT scan (CBCT). So why the change?
Do you find you’re reaching for the bottle of painkillers each morning while you make your coffee? Maybe you don’t even think before you take them because it’s been going on for so long — the intense head pain you feel as you wake, like someone set a vice around your head as you slept.…
You’ve felt tiredness before but this is different. The combination of fatigue and poor thinking power makes up a symptom known as brain fog.
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