Fit over 50 Update — Protect your dental health!

General Health
In my and Phil Bishop’s book, Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You, we write: Many of our tips grow out of what I have called the Ten Commandments of Preventive Medicine. Including: Protect Your Dental Health!Fit over 50, Essential #2, Preventive Care, page 30 Order Fo50 Here Now, two new studies confirm that gum disease is linked to arterial blockage and stroke risk In fact, patients with periodontal disease are twice as likely as those without to have a stroke and people with gingivitis are more likely than those without to have artery damage of the brain according to two studies scheduled presented at the American Stroke Association's conference. The findings suggested that treating gingivitis or periodontal disease along with other stroke risk factors might reduce…
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