Stem cell research is always yielding promising new results. Stem cells haven’t yet decided what to become so they can be used to help with a multitude of medical conditions. The list is always growing as we learn more. Is heart failure another of these? This is discussed here. It could bode well for people suffering.
Dental decay is on the rise for kids that are under the age of 5. One of the leading causes behind this is sugar. It is not good for your teeth and most kids eat a lot of it. Even kids on a healthy diet are getting cavities as well. Fruit has a lot of sugar in it, so this is as reason as well. Thousands of kids are experiencing this.
There is a difference between an allergy and an intolerance. Some people may not be able to tell the difference. Symptoms may actually be similar, but they affect your body in distinct ways. If you have had a certain negative reaction to the food you eat, then it might be just food intolerance and not an allergy at all. Continue to read on if to find out which you might be effecting you.
Like many areas of the body, our mouth is teeming with bacteria – most of them harmless. Normally the body’s natural defenses and good oral health care, such as daily brushing and flossing, can keep these bacteria under control. However, without proper oral hygiene, bacteria can reach levels that might lead to oral infections, such as tooth decay and gum disease. The health of our teeth, gums and mouth are all connected to the health of the rest of our bodies. Dentists cand catch oral health problems early, before they potentially become painful or costly.
There are 6 dos and there are 6 do not rules to keeping your hands looking very young. It is important to remember that your hands need a skin care regime as well. Our hands do a lot of work and it is not a surprise to see how quickly they age compared to the rest of our bodies. Our skin thins as we age…. Continue Reading Below:
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You’ve probably heard of second-hand smoke, but what about third-hand? It can be especially dangerous to children and non-smokers. The toxic chemicals remain even after the smoke clears. Learn more about third hand smoke that stays around longer and is also dangerous to people.
Poor oral hygiene can lead to gum disease, resulting in bacteria and plaque buildup . One type of bacteria in particular, Helicobacter pylori , is responsible for causing stomach ulcers. This type of bacteria is more present in people with gum disease, increasing their risk for stomach ulcers. Chronic inflammation from gum disease is associated with heart disease . Studies show that up to 91% of patients with heart disease have gum disease too.
Over the years, rumors have swirled about high levels of aluminum leading to health risks including Alzheimer’s and kidney disease. The truth is aluminum is all around us (even in the water supply), and regular contact does not appear to cause problems. Thankfully, the body has numerous mechanisms in place to help rid the body of excess amounts of this metal. That said, consumption of toxic levels over time could eventually be dangerous to bone, brain, muscle and other tissues.
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Having difficulty sleeping can be triggered by many things. However, remember that everyone requires different hours of sleep and that quality of sleep is more important than quantity. Drinking too many fluids will cause you to wake up and empty your bladder during night. Allowing your pets to sleep with you can cause unnecessary disruptions. Sleep apnea can interrupt your quality of sleep too, and if left untreated, could lead to death.
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