Do Bad Teeth Cause Diabetes, And Strokes?
Gum and periodontal disease are associated with an increased risk of ischaemic heart disease and it would seem reasonable to assume there's a similar relationship to ischaemic stroke but it is not clear if this is a causal association or sharing of causative factors Strength of Evidence Relating Periodontal Disease and Atherosclerotic Disease . I am not aware of a link between TOOTH decay on its own and IHD or diabetes. Diabetes is undoubtedly a risk factor for periodontal disease. There is some evidence that there is a reciprocal relationship but this is not clear and I suspect is not causal, i.e. periodontal disease will not increase the risk of developing diabetes but if you do, you may get more severe complication via sepsis. Diabetes and periodontitis Diabetes from bad teeth is possible due to something known as insulin resistance. Due to which blood glucose are not allowed to enter the cell n get metabolized. They are on in the blood stream causing diabetes. If you already have diabetes it may worsen the condition. What diabetes does is it makes the arteries thinner(in long term cases) so the blood supply to those areas decreses which leads to delayed healing n it also helps Continue reading >>