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Mouthwash May Raise Your Blood Pressure, Too

Conventional mouthwashes tend to be indiscriminate. Like many an antibiotic, they kill lots of helpful bacteria right along with the harmful ones. And that can have ripple effects throughout the body. Consider the small but compelling study just published in...

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Fluoride / Fluoridation

A Fluoride Foe: Tamarind

Most of us are exposed to some amount of fluoride, even if we take steps to ensure that our toothpaste and home water supply is fluoride-free. Any food or drink processed with fluoridated water will contain some of the stuff. Fortunately, there are holistic ways to...

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Dental Health

Tooth Sensitivity: Some Causes & Solutions

Do your teeth hurt when you eat or drink something cold or sweet or hot or sour? How about when they’re exposed to air? Tooth sensitivity is a pretty common problem – though how common has been a matter of debate. A new review of 65 papers involving 77 studies and...

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