Dental Inflammation, Heart Attacks and Health Tips

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This study confirms that gum disease is related to heart disease, it is again the inflammatory link. People with periodontitis have a higher than normal risk of heart attack and stroke. People with these conditions have elevated C-reactive protein, a sign of inflammation. Also, people with diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis have a higher risk of developing periodontitis and ...

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Sugar Shock: Why Less Sugar Will Make You Much Sweeter

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Our bodies are simply not made to process the high quantities of the types of sugar that we consume nowadays.

Sugar is in no way nutritional and it actually depletes the body of its vitamin and mineral resources. High sugar consumption is tied to mental disorders, lower IQ, anxiety, aggressive behavior, hyperactivity, depression, eating disorders, fatigue, learning difficulties, and premenstrual syndrome among others.

One of the most important factors in brain aging and ...

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Alzheimer’s as a New Diabetes Type

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Multiple factors like lack of sleep, electromagnetic fields, aluminum (found in anti-acids, water, foil wrap, deodorants, cookware) interact with our genes to produce diseases like Alzheimer’s. In addition, inflammation is always present in most diseases and Alzheimer’s is not an exception. Inflammatory-promoting factors include trans fats, saturated fat, stress, infections, lack of exercise, autoimmune diseases, vitamin deficiencies, celiac disease, colitis, sugar, and diabetes, all of which increase the risk of dementia and ...

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Dousing the Fire: Inflammation isn’t Just for “Old Folks” Anymore!

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fireIn the elderly, infections are a common cause of delirium and other psychiatric symptoms. Just think about the inflammation process involved, where there is such a huge response to an assault that the elderly even become temporarily “crazy”.

Unfortunately, inflammation (Latin “inflammatio”, to set on fire!) is happening right now in our own bodies, too. Paraphrasing Leo Galland M.D., “Modern life has produced a relatively new condition known as chronic ...

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Lack of sleep increases inflammation in the body

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Nothing like a good night’s sleep. Yes, we all have spent nights tossing and turning. The next day we feel horrible, with poor concentration, headaches, drowsiness, and exacerbated pains due to inflammation among other things. People have been talking about lack of sleep resulting in obesity, a shorter life span, mental and cognitive problems, alteration of hormones and metabolism, etc. This is all very interesting in view of the following recent article via eurakalert.org ...

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