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Gum disease is not linked to heart problems

Posted by Staff Writer on Apr 19th, 2012
Gum disease has long been associated with an increased of heart disease. But a new study throws cold water on the connection and urges consumers to ignore such claims. Previous research has suggested that infection and inflammation in gum tissues can trigger systemic changes in the body that can ultimately infect the heart muscle. However, researchers writi…Read more

Managing or Reducing Your Risk for High Blood Pressure through Physical Activity

Posted by Venus Ramos, M.D. on Nov 8th, 2011
Blood travels from the heart to the rest of the body through blood vessels called arteries. Blood flows quite easily through normally smooth and flexible arteries. Blood pressure refers to the pressure put on the artery walls as blood moves through these blood vessels. It is important to control your blood pressure because when it remains high (a condition c…Read more

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