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Bad Gums and High Blood Pressure

Bad gums (periodontitis) increase the risk of high blood pressure

Bhavin Jankharia
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Bad Gums and High Blood Pressure
Bad gums (periodontitis) increase the risk of high blood pressure

It is funny how the body works. When we talk about the causes of hypertension, the largest single killer in the world, we generally list a bunch of causes starting from genetics to stress to obesity to lack of physical activity, but we do not associate high blood pressure with bad teeth or gums.

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