Those with gum disease are at greater risk of high blood pressure

According to a recent study published in Cardiovascular Research, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), people with gum disease (periodontitis) are more likely to have high blood pressure (hypertension). Senior author Professor Francesco D’Aiuto of UCL Eastman Dental Institute, UK, said: “We observed a linear association – the more severe periodontitis is, the

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