Here’s another health benefit of flaxseed: Improved gum health

Periodontitis, also known as gum disease, is a common but preventable disease caused by a bacterial infection. This infection damages the soft tissue of the gums and, if not treated promptly, can cause teeth to fall out. Practicing good oral hygiene is the best way to prevent periodontitis, although there are several risk factors — such as smoking, … Continue reading Here’s another health benefit of flaxseed: Improved gum health

Build a survival dental kit to maintain dental hygiene even when SHTF

Regularly check your supplies before SHTF. Do you have enough food and water for your whole family? What about medical supplies for different minor emergencies? Prepare a survival dental kit so you can take care of your oral health after disaster strikes. (h/t to Survivopedia.com) Learning the basics of oral care means you can maintain your teeth … Continue reading Build a survival dental kit to maintain dental hygiene even when SHTF

Coronavirus masks are killing people, dentists warn

There is a new pandemic sweeping the country and its cause is persistent mask wearing. “Mask mouth,” a play on meth mouth, is spreading like wildfire and dentists are warning that it could have serious consequences, including death. “Gum disease, or periodontal disease, will eventually lead to strokes and an increased risk of heart attacks,” warns Marc Sclafani, … Continue reading Coronavirus masks are killing people, dentists warn

Antioxidants and probiotics for better oral health: Natural remedies for gingivitis

Gingivitis is a common and mild form of gum disease. It typically occurs due to the buildup of plaque on teeth. Gingivitis can be so mild that it may not cause symptoms. But if left untreated, it may eventually progress into a more serious form of gum disease called periodontitis. Gingivitis may also lead to tooth … Continue reading Antioxidants and probiotics for better oral health: Natural remedies for gingivitis

“Mask mouth,” skin disease and breathing difficulties: Experts reveal the dangers of prolonged use of face masks

Wearing protective face masks is now a common practice, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. But while health officials are busy reminding the public to keep their masks on, researchers are starting to question whether face masks are really effective. Studies have shown that they may not provide the level of protection that mask advocates initially rest their faith on. Now, more experts … Continue reading “Mask mouth,” skin disease and breathing difficulties: Experts reveal the dangers of prolonged use of face masks

Say goodbye to toothaches with these natural cures

You don’t often see homesteaders and survivalists hunched over in pain, but in the off-chance that you do, it may likely be due to a toothache. A toothache can be caused by tooth decay, tooth fracture, a damaged filling or bacterial infection inside a tooth. Some toothaches may also come from temporary gum irritation and will typically go away after … Continue reading Say goodbye to toothaches with these natural cures

Survival medicine: Prep dental kits before SHTF

Survival preps often include food and various supplies for your stockpile. But before you forget, you must also prepare a dental kit so you can address minor dental emergencies when you are unable to reach a dentist in a post-SHTF world. (h/t to DoomAndBloom.net) Maintain oral health to prevent dental emergencies when SHTF The best way to … Continue reading Survival medicine: Prep dental kits before SHTF

Health is wealth: 4 Medical preps you need to get ready before SHTF

You may have heard of the old adage “health is wealth,” and judging by the current global public health crisis, it may be a gross understatement. Medical resources, just like food and water, will eventually run out, and you don’t want to get caught off-guard when this happens. Now is the perfect time to flex your … Continue reading Health is wealth: 4 Medical preps you need to get ready before SHTF

How does oral microbiota increase liver cancer risk?

Poor oral hygiene not only affects dental health, causing tooth decay and gum disease, but it can also lead to heart disease and diabetes. Now, recent research suggests that poor oral health can also increase your risk of developing certain cancers. A study published in the United European Gastroenterology Journal found an association between poor oral health and an … Continue reading How does oral microbiota increase liver cancer risk?

Oral health, gut microbiome and cancer prevention: Poor dental hygiene is associated with 75 percent INCREASED RISK of liver cancer

As it turns out, regularly brushing and flossing your teeth protects more than just your smile. In a new study published in the United European Gastrenterology Journal, researchers from Queen’s University Belfast said poor oral health may be linked to an increased risk for a specific type of liver cancer. According to Haydée WT Jordão, a researcher at the Centre … Continue reading Oral health, gut microbiome and cancer prevention: Poor dental hygiene is associated with 75 percent INCREASED RISK of liver cancer