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The Sugar-free Myth

By Luke Malone  October 20, 2011 Products marketed as sugar-free are not always what they’re cracked up to be, according to a recent study that says they have the ability to cause dental erosion and gastric upset while having a minimal impact on weight-loss. Publishing their findings in the British Dental Journal, a team of […]

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Burning mouth syndrome affects menopausal women seven times more often than men

Most people can relate to the uncomfortable feeling that occurs after scalding their mouth on hot soup or coffee. It’s a relief when that burnt feeling subsides after several days. But, imagine experiencing that burning sensation all day, every day. The condition is called burning mouth syndrome (BMS), and damage to the nervous system during […]

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Allergy-Linked Mouth Breathing Spells Trouble for Kids

Children at risk for facial deformities, poor grades, dentists say. By Ellin Holohan HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 23 (HealthDay News) — Breathing through the mouth instead of the nose can lead to more than just dry tongues and palates. Chronic mouth breathers, most often children with allergies, have problems getting enough oxygen into their blood, […]

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