we hear from Souvik Sen, M.D, MPH. It is known that gum disease can lead to stroke.
Recent finding: The worse the gum disease, the higher the risk. Those with severe gum disease had a risk more than double that of someone with healthy gums. Inflammation caused by gum disease is thought to be the cause.
Self-defense: Brush and floss daily. See your dentist regularly.
Source: Bottom Line Personal May 2017 Souvik Sen, MD, MPH, is chair of clinical neurology at University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, and leader of a study presented at the International Stroke Conference in Houston.
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