From Ronit's Desk...
“A true teacher would never tell you what to do. But he would give you the knowledge with which you could decide what would be best for you to do.”
Russell Skinner, MD
With 7.7 million new cases diagnosed every year and 47.5 million people living with it worldwide, dementia is a big concern. But, did you know that memory loss is NOT a normal part of aging?
What's Normal and What's Not?There is a difference between normal, age-related forgetfulness and a serious memory problem. Serious memory problems make it hard to do everyday things like driving and shopping. Signs may include:
Ronit Mor, ND
New research suggests that the health of your mouth mirrors the condition of your body as a whole. Once you stop and think about it, it makes perfect sense. After all, you are not teeth-plus-the-rest-of-you but a single, unified whole.
Oral Health and Systemic Diseases
Mouth lesions may be the first signs of HIV infection, aphthous ulcers are occasionally a manifestation of Celiac disease or Crohn’s disease, pale and bleeding gums can be a marker for blood disorders, bone loss in the lower jaw can be an early indicator of skeletal osteoporosis, and changes in tooth appearance can indicate bulimia or anorexia.