What We Know About the Link Between Gum Disease and Your Risk of a Stroke
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.
Original Article Source Credits: Healthline, https://www.healthline.com/
Article Written By: Kristen Fischer
Original Article Posted on: February 12, 2020
Link to Original Article: https://www.healthline.com/health-news/gum-disease-may-predict-stroke-risk