Swine Flu Prevention
Begins and Ends In Your Mouth
Believe it or not, the KEY to Swine Flu Prevention
Begins and Ends
With Excellent Oral Hygiene!
While the swine flu IS
getting a lot of media attention, it may or may not end up being as big a deal as the media is making it out to be. But Influenza
is unpredictable and the only sure thing is that the swine flu will do whatever it will do- despite our predictions.
But whether or not it comes into YOUR household, swine flu prevention starts with YOU- and this is an EXCELLENT opportunity to take stock of how strong your immune system is. While there is no test to measure immune system strength directly, you CAN measure it INDIRECTLY- by using your Dental Health as a barometer of your Immune System Health.
So, am I saying that if your dental health is poor then you are more likely to get the swine flu?
That is EXACTLY what I am saying. There is a STRONG correlation between general health and dental health and there is EXTENSIVE research in this area- despite the fact that doctors don’t discuss it.
Not a Recommended
Swine Flu Prevention Strategy!
So what do YOUR teeth and gums look like? Are your teeth strong, white and straight with no cavities? Are your gums strong and pink and don’t ever bleed? If that is the case, then it’s likely that your immune system is already great and that you are already on track for Swine Flu Prevention.
But for the vast majority of you, if your dental health doesn’t meet ALL of the above criteria, then you are probably not fighting off illnesses as well as you could. If your teeth are crooked, off color or you have cavities; if your gums are inflamed, reddened, receding or bleed easily- then you have a SERIOUS problem!
You may be more susceptible, possibly MUCH more susceptible, to the swine flu than those who don’t have tooth or gum issues.
Don’t believe me? That’s normal. We are taught that cavities are normal. But this is only because everyone has cavities. If we lived in a world where everyone limped, then we would also think that limping is normal. But cavities and periodontal disease are not normal! They are NOT healthy and they are NOT inevitable. They are signs of poor general health that leave you at increased risk for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, pneumonia- AND the flu.
How problems in your mouth decrease your immunity…
The infection and inflammation that is present in cavities and periodontal disease make your immune system go on high alert. Whether you even know that it is there, your immune system starts working hard to get rid of the problem and causes a continuous drain on your energy. In addition, the pink moist ‘mucous membranes’ of your mouth are a direct highway into your bloodstream, so the infection spreads to the rest of your body quickly and thoroughly.
There are hundreds, if not thousands, of studies showing the relationship between poor dental health and illness. Just because conventional medicine doesn’t talk about Swine Flu Prevention through dental health doesn’t mean that it is not a serious issue. To many, this is ‘common sense’, but unfortunately, common sense has been overridden to achieve the belief that cavities and periodontal disease are ‘Normal’ when they are not.
Proof that dental disease is not normal or healthy…
Weston A. Price, a dentist and early pioneer of nutrition and health, observed the relationship between nutritional deficiencies and poor dental health and set out to prove his observations. His multi year journey around the world in the 1930’s carefully documented the state of general and dental health in populations who had no access to modern processed food.
What he found is astounding and should have been trumpeted throughout the world to doctors and dentists as a call to action to get rid of processed foods. He found that, without exception, the isolated peoples who were eating traditional foods had virtually no cavities!
In fact, he found that for every ONE cavity present in a ‘primitive’ village, a modern village or town had 6 to 10 cavities!
Another interesting observation that Dr. Price made was regarding Tuberculosis. Tuberculosis was nearly epidemic throughout the world at that time and was often fatal. But Dr. Price observed that ‘primitive’ people without cavities had an almost ZERO incidence of Tuberculosis -until they began eating a ‘modern’ diet and getting cavities.
While there has been extensive research on the POOR health of people with UNHEALTHY teeth and gums, it seems that Dr. Price is one of the few to have extensively studied and documented the relative immunity to degenerative diseases and certain infectious diseases of those with perfect teeth and gums.
Please read Dr. Price’s extensive study on Dental Health and Nutrition for real practical Swine Flu Prevention tips that you absolutely will not hear anywhere else!.
Even after reading Dr. Price’s work, you could certainly make the argument that this doesn’t ‘Prove’ that Swine Flu Prevention can be achieved excellent dental health, but there is a LARGE amount of circumstantial evidence to support the theory that having perfect dental health COULD give you immunity to the flu, and at the very least improve your chances of not getting it.
Getting rid of your dental disease is just smart- Swine Flu or not…
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You will learn non surgical, self-help strategies that will teach you to become “Dentally Self-Sufficient” by preventing and healing cavities and periodontal disease. You’ll be glad that you did!
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