Spray Away Dry Mouth
Dry mouth can go from uncomfortable to unbearable in a hurry. Certain medications can trigger dry mouth, but help may be found in the form of a plant-based spray.
Smoking Away a Healthy Smile
Of course good oral hygiene is key in preventing tooth loss, but other lifestyle factors are important too. Healthy teeth may reflect healthy lifestyle choices.
With Hep C, Alcohol is a No Go
For healthy people, a drink or two can be okay. But for people with hepatitis C liver infections, a drink or two a day might be very dangerous.
The Gapped Smile from Heavy Smoking
One consequence to smoking cigarettes is losing teeth. Women who are past menopause aren't free from that consequence: the heavier the smoker, the more likely they may be to lose their pearly whites.
IBS Affects More Than Just the Patient
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be painful and interfere with many aspects of life. Partners of people with IBS may not feel the physical pain but they are affected by it.
Get Clean & Love Your Teeth
Drug addicts may neglect brushing, flossing and dentist visits more than the average person. But with poor eating habits, addicts need to take extra care of their teeth and gums.
Stressing Out Over IBS
Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a gastrointestinal disorder than can be quite unpleasant. Symptoms like abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, cramping and bloating may affect patients with IBS. Thankfully, as Women’s Health (a website provided by the US Department of Health and Human Service’s Office on Women’s Health) reports, IBS “does not lead to serious disease, such as cancer. It also does not permanently harm the large intestine (colon).” Though the disorder is not life threatening, these symptoms can be a source of stress for those coping with IBS. What's ...
Using the Mind to Reduce Inflammation
If you're in pain, you probably don't feel great. If you're emotionally frustrated or upset, it can make your pain worse. So then how do you break the cycle?
Dental Health Can Be Tricky For Kids With Autism
Kids with autism spectrum disorders ( ASD ) may have difficulty with oral healthcare. ASD behaviors may influence how parents feel about their own ability to manage their child’s oral care.
Who's the Drunkest of Them All?
Many Americans may enjoy drinking on New Year's Eve, but they don't top the charts. In fact, the US is not even among the 25 "drunkest" countries in world alcohol consumption rates.