Search Results for: gum disease

Could you have gum disease?

Posted on Sep 12, 2018 by A4W Contributor

How do you know if you have gum disease, why is it dangerous and how is it treated? ...

Drinking wine may protect you from cavities and gum disease

Posted on Feb 27, 2018 by A4W Contributor

Raise a glass to this good news - drinking wine may help protect you from cavities and gum ...

Gum disease during pregnancy puts baby at risk

Posted on Feb 14, 2017 by The Conversation

Up to 70% of mothers-to-be develop gum disease but, if left untreated it puts baby at risk of ...

Alzheimer’s disease linked to gum disease

Posted on Mar 11, 2016 by A4W Contributor

A new study has found a link between gum disease and greater rates of cognitive decline in people ...

Prevent gum disease by controlling tartar build-up

Posted on Aug 8, 2015 by Shenrina Badri

If you take proper care of your teeth, you can reduce your chances of getting gum disease.

Win 1 of 10 Sunstar GUM hampers worth R745 each

Posted on Feb 4, 2020 by Shelley Armstrong

Sunstar GUM is recommended by dental professionals around the world...

5 Proven life hacks to help protect you from Alzheimer’s disease

Posted on Jun 12, 2019 by Monique Warner

The incidence of dementia may be on the rise, but thankfully these life hacks could help protect you ...

Have you heard? Brushing your teeth may protect you from Alzheimer’s disease

Posted on Jun 7, 2019 by A4W Contributor

Research has found that following good oral hygiene practices, like brushing and flossing, could help protect you from ...

Look after your teeth to help prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Posted on Apr 8, 2019 by A4W Contributor

Now there is more reason to brush, floss and visit the dentist regularly – it could help prevent ...

Low/middle-income countries: 3-4 Servings of fruit, vegetables, legumes for health

Posted on Aug 30, 2017 by A4W Contributor

Eating three to four servings of fruit, vegetables and legumes per day (375-500g) achieves a similar benefit against ...

Go nuts to ward off disease

Posted on Dec 6, 2016 by A4W Contributor

Research has found that eating a handful of nuts a day can cut the risk of a wide ...

Study: E-cigarettes are bad for teeth and gums

Posted on Nov 21, 2016 by A4W Contributor

A new study has found that e-cigarettes have a detrimental effect on oral health …

10 Facts and myths about liver disease

Posted on Jul 11, 2016 by AFP - Relax News

Liver disease is often referred to as a 'silent' condition, as its various forms can have no symptoms ...

Love your heart: Women and heart disease

Posted on Jul 6, 2016 by A4W Contributor

It’s assumed that heart disease is a male problem, but in reality it is the number-one cause of ...

4 Ways to avoid chronic diseases

Posted on May 18, 2016 by A4W Contributor

It’s estimated that 80% of chronic diseases like heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes, and 40% of cancers, ...

How to prevent diabetic eye diseases

Posted on Nov 11, 2015 by A4W Contributor

Diabetes is a chronic disease that can lead to various health problems, including diabetic eyes diseases. Learn how ...

A Christian argument for physician-assisted death

Posted on Oct 27, 2014 by Contributor

There is no cause more important than one that offers peace to those who suffer. A Christian blogger ...

When should you worry about bleeding gums?

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 by Contributor

Many South Africans experience bleeding gums on occasion, but when does it become a cause for concern?

Brushing your teeth could prevent heart disease

Posted on Nov 4, 2013 by Contributor

Here’s another reason to spend more time in the bathroom - brushing and flossing your teeth could help ...

Look after the mouth to protect the heart

Posted on Apr 16, 2015 by A4W Contributor

According to research, reducing the inflammation associated with gum disease helps lower the risk of a heart attack.

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