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Good Dental Hygiene Helps Avoid Cancer?

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Looks as though brushing teeth twice a day and flossing can eliminate cancer-causing germs from your mouth. Recent research links gum disease to a 63% increase in the risk of pancreatic cancer. The inflammatory proteins produced by mouth bacteria can sneak into the bloodstream and get lodged in the pancreas, according to a Dr. Bregman. Find this in one of the recent issues of Woman's World mag., along with other tips for avoiding pancreatic cancer. (like increasing daily servings of fruit)

- Submitted by SLIMMERJESSE 9/16/2010 in Staying Healthy | 2 Comments
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MOTTAMAMALOU 9/17/2010 9:41:00 AM

    i'm forever brushing and flossing. it truly helps fight gum disease, heart disease, etc. it took a lot of time and money to get my gums and teeth to be healthy and cancer free. emoticon
JIBBIE49 9/17/2010 12:22:00 AM

    My son had Testicular Cancer last year and had surgery & four rounds of Chemotherapy. We had a lot talks with his Oncologist about what causes cancer and he said "If we knew that, we'd have the million dollar answer."
So, I'm sure brushing my teeth is good, but I seriously don't think it causes Pancreatic Cancer.

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