Three Ways to Keep Your Mouth Healthy When You Have Diabetes

So what can you do? Fortunately, taking care of your oral health when you have diabetes is pretty straight forward. You just have to be consistent about it. Here a few simple ways to ensure your mouth stays healthy when you have diabetes

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Your Saliva is Trying to Tell You Something. Are You Listening?

When was the last time you examined your saliva? That might sound like an odd question, but your saliva can actually tell you a lot about your overall health. We are accustomed to blood tests, weighing ourselves regularly and using other measurements to determine whether or not we are healthy. Now, health professionals are turning to saliva for cues about...

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Venus Williams, Sjögren’s Syndrome and Living A ‘New Normal’

Venus Williams is one of history’s most decorated tennis players. Having won seven grand slams and ranked No. 21 in the world, Williams is considered by many to be one of the best players of all time. She recently played the U.S. Open, winning her first two matches. It was her twelfth tournament this year. You would never guess that...

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You can’t avoid the common cold, but you can avoid this common symptom.

Many people will experience Dry Mouth when they have a cold because of nasal congestion. When you can’t breathe out of your nose, you have to breathe out of your mouth. You might wake up with a parched mouth from breathing like this through the night. If you’re really congested, you may have to breathe your mouth throughout the day,...

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Do you have Dry Mouth, or is your mouth just dry? Here’s how to know the difference.

Having Dry Mouth is not the same as your mouth feeling dry. That may sound confusing, especially if you’ve never experienced true Dry Mouth, but Dry Mouth is a chronic condition -- something that persists despite your circumstances. It’s critical to know the difference between having a dry mouth and having Dry Mouth. If you’re suffering from the medical condition...

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