Internewscast
Image default
Home » Heart disease: The lesser-known warning signs found in your mouth according to expert
Health

Heart disease: The lesser-known warning signs found in your mouth according to expert

Keeping your teeth healthy during lockdown is crucial but what’s also equally important is spotting any danger signs in the mouth warning of other health issues. Striving to maintain your normal daily routines during difficult times can be quite challenging. While that may be the case, you must still keep on looking after your teeth to retain good health, especially to reduce your risk of teeth problems. Dr Richard Marques, Richard London spoke exclusively with Express.co.uk to offer his top tips and signs to look out for in the mouth warning of potential heart disease.

Over the years, many studies have found people with gum disease are more likely to also have poor heart health, including heart attacks.

When it comes to gum disease and the perceived health risks, Dr Marques warned: “If left untreated, gum disease (or periodontitis) can increase the risk of all sorts of health conditions including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and even dementia.

“This is once again due to harmful mouth bacteria or the infection in the gum entering the bloodstream and affecting the body.”

“Book in to see a dentist as soon as possible if you are having any serious problems,” said Dr Marques.

“Using a mouthwash such as Corsodyl (containing chlorhexidine) can help.

“At home, rinsing warm salt water will help flush out bacteria until you can see your dentist or gum specialist.”

Source: Daily Express

Related posts

Schoolgirl, 11, was a top athlete – now she can’t walk up the stairs without fainting 

InterNewsCast

Coronavirus has cost more than 2.5 million years of potential human life in the US

InterNewsCast

Britain records another 18,804 Covid-19 cases and 80 deaths

InterNewsCast

Chris Moyles looks in high spirits as he continues to display his six stone weight loss

InterNewsCast

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY’s mouth-watering plan to get you trim and healthy 

InterNewsCast

Studies find a single shot is at least 50% effective and giving more first jabs is cheaper

InterNewsCast

Leave a Comment