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May 28, 2013
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Most people do not realize the severity of gum disease. If you are suffering from periodontitis (gum disease), you are almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery disease compared to those who don't have gum disease. Researchers believe harmful bacteria from your mouth enters your blood stream and attaches to fatty plaques in your heart's blood vessels, leading to inflammation and upping your risk of clots that can trigger hear attacks.

Learn More: http://www.prevention.com/health/health-concerns/gum-disease-can-cause-serious-illness/-1-it-may-hurt-your-heart#ixzz2u3agda3

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