Can Mouthwash STOP Arthritis Flare-ups?
If you have rheumatoid arthritis, you’ll do anything to prevent a flare-up.
These painful episodes can be caused by stress, lack of sleep, overexertion—or sometimes, seemingly nothing at all.
Usually, the quickest way to get to the other side is to calm out-of-control inflammation, bringing it under control as quickly as possible.
But what’s CAUSING this sudden inflammatory response?
Researchers were surprised to find that, in some cases, the answer could be found in your mouth.
Sometimes we find answers in the places we least expect… and often when we’re not even looking.
That was certainly the case when a rheumatologist found traces of bacteria associated with gum disease in samples collected from rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients.
This finding led to additional studies confirming a connection between periodontal disease and arthritis flare-ups.
This link makes sense because of something they have in common… INFLAMMATION.
Gum disease releases massive amounts of inflammation that spreads to the rest of your body. And, if you’re already dealing with arthritis, it could push your inflammatory threshold over the limit.
Researchers are now looking into the idea of prescribing a mouthwash to help prevent RA flares.
But you don’t need a prescription mouthwash to take care of your mouth and gums—and ultimately to help reduce this specific cause of RA flare-ups.
To get the bad bacteria out of your mouth, remove factors from your diet that promote the growth of bacteria: sugar and processed foods.
Instead, eat whole, organic food and get plenty of sunlight.
For added protection, chew on some xylitol chewing gum, which prevents bacteria from building up in your mouth.
P.S. One vital drink can go a long way toward keeping rheumatoid arthritis-associated fatigue, stiffness, and pain at bay. And you’re sure to have it in your kitchen right now. CLICK HERE to reveal what it is.
“Oral mucosal breaks trigger anti-citrullinated bacterial and human protein antibody responses in rheumatoid arthritis,” Science Translational Medicine, 22 Feb 2023, Vol 15, Issue 684, DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abq8476
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