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Lack of good oral health may up hypertension risk

London: Ensuring good dental health is as important as maintaining a healthy lifestyle and diet for the management of high blood pressure (BP), according to a new research. People with healthier gums were found to have lower blood pressure and responded better to BP-lowering medications, compared with individuals who have periodontitis — serious gum infection […]

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Poor dental health leads to frailty among elderly

London: Poor oral health issues such as tooth loss and gum disease increases the risk of frailty in older men, while curbing their ability to speak, eat and even smile on their own, researchers, including one of Indian origin, have warned. Frailty is the medical term for becoming more vulnerable to declining health or the […]