Your joints are responsible for connecting your bones and without them you would be unable to bend! As we age it is inevitable that we will experience damage to our bones and unfortunately the same is true of our joints. However, there are things that you can do to work to limit this damage and help to preserve the optimum function of your joints. Sometimes this damage happens due to general overuse, but sometimes it is because of a condition known as osteoarthritis.
There has been some speculation over the last few years as to whether poor oral hygiene could be a contributing factor to the onset of arthritis. In particular, the incidence of gum disease and the correlation with the incidence of arthritis. This is a link that has been studied by scientists. One of the primary aims of doing so is to determine if the potential exists to work to help prevent the onset of arthritis through more stringent oral health.
2017 is almost upon us and that means that the time to make your New Year’s resolutions is now! A resolution for the New Year is a great way to inspire yourself towards your goals, ambitions and aims for the year ahead. This can be in relation to your health, your happiness, your relationships, your career and more!