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The importance of managing diabetes effectively as you age

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Managing diabetes effectively as you get older is essential if you hope to retain good quality of life in retirement. It is a serious disease that if ignored can lead to dangerous health problems, but when you take control and lead a healthy, sensible lifestyle you can minimize the disease’s impact and live life to the full. Diabetes can impact most systems in the body and even accelerate the ageing process if it isn’t kept in check. Here are some easy but important ways to make small changes to your daily routine for a healthy and happy life as you » » » [Read more]

3 Easy Tooth Replacement Options For Adults

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Oral B says that around 70 percent of adults over the age of 35 have lost at least one tooth, and 25 percent of people over age 74 have lost all of their original teeth! If you fall into either of those categories, dental science has made it easier than ever to overcome these dental issues and get back to enjoying your smile. Depending on your needs, budget, and current oral health there are a few different options available to you. 1. Bridges If you have even one missing tooth, your smile could be susceptible to disease and even a » » » [Read more]

A Healthy Mouth Leads To a Healthy Heart

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In the United Kingdom alone, statistics estimate that almost fifty percent of the whole population has some kind of gum disease. Given the economic standing of UK amongst the most powerful countries all over the world, it makes it highly possible that a bigger number of people in other countries suffer from gum disease. Still, why are we talking about that? Well, for starters, recent research suggests that there is some sort of association between periodontal – gum and teeth – disease and heart problems – coronary heart disease, which, by the way, is a chronic disease in the UK » » » [Read more]

The Best Devices For Cleaning Braces

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Good oral hygiene is important for everyone, but it’s particularly important for people who have braces to take good care of their teeth. Wearing braces can increase the risk of oral diseases, including gum disease and decay, because braces tend to attract and trap food and plaque. Braces and oral hygiene Fixed braces are made from wires and brackets and unfortunately, although they are very effective in straightening the teeth, they can be a pain to keep clean. Brackets are hard to navigate with a toothbrush and they trap food, while the bands that apply pressure to the wires tend » » » [Read more]

6 Great Health Benefits of Neem

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Primarily found in India, the neem tree has various health benefits that have been put to use for years. The many health benefits that neem provides comes from its seeds, leaves, bark, fruit, and roots. Treat Skin Problems The natural moisture in the leaves have antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal properties that can stop viruses from developing and attacking your body. Some people take advantage of the antibacterial properties in neem leaves by smashing them up into a paste to apply topically to various skin problems like eczema, rashes, and acne. Treat Fungal Infections The compounds that make up the antifungal properties » » » [Read more]