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What We Know About the Link Between Gum Disease and Your Risk of a Stroke

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According to two research abstracts being presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference, gum disease (also known as periodontitis or periodontal disease) was linked to a higher rate of strokes caused by the hardening of large arteries in the brain and also with severe artery blockages that haven’t yet caused symptoms.

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Original Article Source Credits: Healthline,

Article Written By:  Kristen Fischer

Original Article Posted on: February 12, 2020

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