Could Your Mouth Ulcers be Due to a Vitamin B12 Deficiency?

If you frequently have mouth ulcers, it could be a sign of a vitamin B12 deficiency. You need this vitamin to keep your nervous system healthy and to make red blood cells, and to release energy from food. When you don’t receive enough vitamin B12, your body produces abnormally large red blood cells that don’t […]

Oral Health Care as You Age

As you get older, your oral health can change. Common problems faced by older people include tooth loss, tooth decay, and gum disease. It’s more likely that prescription medications are needed as we age. These can cause a variety of side effects including dry mouth (xerostomia). A loss of teeth can affect appearance, potentially damaging […]

Seasonal Allergies and Their Potential Impact on Your Oral Health

Seasonal allergies can affect your oral health. Often people with allergies will suffer throat, mouth and even tooth discomfort due to sinus problems. When mucus builds up in your sinuses, it can create pressure on your teeth and nerves, causing toothache and sensitivity. Issues with bad breath could be caused by untreated nasal congestion, and […]

Flu Fighting Chicken Noodle Soup

If you are fighting a cold or flu, try this nutrient-rich soup. Ingredients 450g skinless, boneless chicken tenders 1/2tsp chilli powder 1/2tsp oregano 1tsp garlic powder 1/2tsp cayenne powder 1tsp ground cumin 3/4tsp each of salt and pepper 2tbsp olive oil For the Soup: 3large peeled and diced carrots 3stalks diced celery 1 large diced […]