A new study shows that women are more likely to suffer from breast cancer if they have problems with teeth and gums.
Examined more than three thousand patients, Swedish researchers noticed that 11 of the 41 people who have cancers of the breast, many marked tooth extractions and gum disease.
Inflammation of the gums usually caused by bacterial plaque. Often this leads to disease and extractions – often the loss of teeth was going on because of periodontal disease than because of tooth decay.
In recent years, scientists trying to measure how infection of the mouth can affect the health of the person.
It is believed that bacteria from the mouth can enter the bloodstream and affect the heart, causing an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
It is also believed that gum disease increases the risk of stroke, and for pregnant women this diagnosis is seven times increases the risk of delivering prematurely or a baby with low birth weight.
Source: The Bobr Times