EP A Lifesaving Toothpaste?
November 15, 2016•11 min
A new study has shown that a special toothpaste may help reduce your risk of heart disease.A new study has shown that a special toothpaste (called Plaque HD) significantly reduced dental plaque in the mouth and inflammation throughout the entire body. Inflammation can lead to atherosclerosis when plaque builds up in your blood vessels. This buildup in your arteries is the main cause of heart attacks and strokes. The study's senior author is Charles H. Hennekens, MD, DrPH, first Sir Richard Doll Professor & Senior Academic Advisor to the Dean, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University. During this podcast, Dr. Hennekens talks about the study and why it's important, especially for people with heart disease or heart risks. Also in this episode, Dr. Roizen talks about the latest health headlines that YOU need to know. Bonus!6 Surprising Ways to Live Longer