According to recent studies, oral health really is important to overall health. Diseases like stroke and heart disease have been linked to poor oral health and gum disease. Low birth weight and premature births can be linked to gum disease.
Drug abuse drastically changes the brain for the worse. Addiction hijacks pleasure centers, creates ingrained behavioral patterns, and kills brain cells. The good news is you can restore the brain after addiction.
If you spend time outside in spring, summer or early fall, sooner or later you will pick up ticks in their various stages or get bitten by flies or mosquitos, all of which can carry a range of different microbes. Several of these are associated with Lyme disease.