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Brush your teeth! Gingivitis may be the cause of Alzheimer’s Disease

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by Xerobull, Jan 25, 2019.

  1. Mr. Brightside

    Mr. Brightside Contributing Member

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    Don't be racist. Just because sugar is white doesn't mean it's only for white people.
     
  2. Xerobull

    Xerobull Contributing Member

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    But...brown sugar...
     
  3. Hustle Town

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    Who actually flosses?
     
  4. Surfguy

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    I floss and water pik every night. It's amazing how much gunk (i.e. small food particles) is left stuck in your gums and around your gum line even after you floss. Blasting it out is a must!
     
  5. rezdawg

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    Lol, not sure how much expertise I have here, but I do know that periodontal disease is linked to a bunch of crap that can go on in our bodies. Respiratory, cardiac, glycemic control, etc...

    For all you non flossers, compromise and make it at least 2 times per week...that alone can make a huge difference. I always tell my patients....if you dont think 7 days a week is sustainable, at least give me 2x per week of flossing, if not more.
     
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    Nathan Phillips fall in a faint.
     
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  7. B-Bob

    B-Bob my celli weighs a ton
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    Thanks, @rezdawg. It toothpicking helpful? I am a big-time toothpicker. I feel that it's part of my TX heritage.
     
  8. rezdawg

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    It's good for larger chunks of food, but ultimately, to get the tooth surfaces clean, flossing is the way to go! :D
     
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    how come you taste so good?
     
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  10. B-Bob

    B-Bob my celli weighs a ton
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    Okay, need to bump. New Scientist magazine came out w a big feature on this, and it looks pretty legit. Lots of quotes from Alzheimer's researchers who're excited by the new data from mice.

    So, others shared my skepticism but a closer look says this new link may really hold up!
     
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    Why are they excited?
     
  12. Invisible Fan

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    The Black Illuminati is behind this.

    Don't eat white sugar.

    Don't drink flourinated water.

    Keep an eye out for chem trails.
     
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  13. Buck Turgidson

    Buck Turgidson Mineshaft Enthusiast

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    POE
     
  14. B-Bob

    B-Bob my celli weighs a ton
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    Mice studies, for now. ... they could induce mousy Alzheimer's by introducing the gingivitis bacteria. And THEN the plaques started forming in response.

    Science has been fighting the plaques, w little success. Excitement is: what if we've just been fighting a secondary effect and not the cause?
     
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    What's really interesting to me is this trend of finding external causes for what we thought were malfunctions in our bodies. Like ulcers caused by bacteria, some cancers being causes by bacteria and viruses, and now Alzheimer's being caused by a bacteria. Turns out the human body works pretty good unless being invaded by bacteria and viruses.
     
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