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Benefits Of Mastic Gum
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How many minutes shud we chew sugarfree gum everyday and what r the benefits? My gum is sugar free but why is it too sweet?
Chewing gum can. Be important for someone with dry mouth to stimulate salvia. Some of the artificial sugars do taste different than regular sugars and some people cannot tolerate them.
That being said the best gum to increase salvia and reduce decay is gum made with xylitol, a natural sugar that, reduces decay causing bacteria.Use about 6 grams of xylitol a day. ...Read more
What are the benefits of chewing sugar-free gum? Is chewing sugar-free gum really good for your teeth and mouth?
Can I use holland and Barrett 99.9% aloe Vera gel on face and on teeth and gums. What are the benefits?
Not recommended: But you can use Aloe Vera toothpaste that can relieve inflamed gums and strengthen your gums and teeth. Ask your pharmacist for more information. ...Read more
Hi, for what purpose do you want to use it for? The only scientific data I found was in New England Journal of Medicine to treat Ulcer, see below
http://www. Nejm. Org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM199812243392618 ...Read more
I am taking 1000 mg (mastic gum) in the morning and one in the night. Also, I'm taking manuka honey 400 MGO before bedtime. Is this safe?
Probably yes but Y??: Do you have an ulcer? You always should ask yourself what is your goal in taking any particular substance into your body? And how long am I going to be taking it for. It is a concept called risk versus benefit. Is the risk taken worth the presumed benefit to be gained? ...Read more
I take 1000mg of mastic gum every morning for GERD and gastric upset and it really helps. Can I take another 500-1000mg in the evening?
I am taking 2000 mg a day of mastic gum & 400 MGO of makuna honey. Could this combination effect my period? Bec I am 2 days late.
There is concern that manuka honey may actually delay healing in people who have ulcers related to diabetes. Other side effects : Allergic reaction, especially in people who are allergic to bees,
Risk of a rise in blood sugar,
Possible interaction with certain chemotherapy drugs. Unclear if effect upon your menstrual period. Speak with your doctor right away. ...Read more
Should I chew mastic gum? I heard it kills alot of bad bacteria such as H Pylori among others. Any negative effects from mastic gum?
Mastic gum: Despite being very hyped on the Internet, mastic gum has not shown to be effective at eliminating H pylori, particularly when compared to antibiotic regimens which approach 90% efficacy. If you have indigestion or dyspepsia, it's best to see your doctor to be diagnosed as to the actual cause. Good luck. ...Read more
My urea test breathe test is negative. I'm taking nexium (esomeprazole). I can't take deep breathe through mouth properly. Why is that? Mastic gum is good while taking nexium (esomeprazole)?
GE reflux: Mastic is used for stomach and intestinal ulcers, breathing problems, muscle aches, and bacterial and fungal infections. It is also used to improve blood circulation. Chewing the resin releases substances that freshen the breath and tighten the gums. I'm not sure if your breathing trouble is related to your reflux, suggest you see a doc to look and see if you are aspirating food into airways ...Read more
I'm currently taking mastic gum and dgl. I'm planning on doing urea breath test for h pylori in a few weeks. Will these supplements interfere the test?
Best to stop them...:
While the data on mastic gum and DGL is limited, and while the American Gastroenterological Association does not endorse them as treatments for H pylori, they can potentially interfere with the test.
If the mastic gum kills some but not all of the H pylori, this may result in a "false negative" test. In other words, the test may state you don't have H pylori but in fact you still do. ...Read more
It can't: A crown is a durable covering made of porcelain or metal placed over a tooth to strengthen the tooth due to decay, fracture, breakage, etc. There has to be a usable amount of tooth for the crown to be adhered to. The edge or margin can be placed just below the gum line but a crown cannot sit on just gums. Crowns are cemented or bonded to the existing tooth. ...Read more
Depends: All depends on what has caused it to deteriorate. See the specialist - the Periodontist- for examination and diagnosis and causative factor determination. Then discuss your options. Good Luck. ...Read more
Can cause dark discoloration of the gums based on ethnicity and it is normal.
If the the darker color (e.g. Dark red) is caused by gum disease, it will also involve inflammation due to engorgement of blood due to irritants, e.g. Tartar, plaque, calcular deposits, . Please see your dentist if it is raising some worries. ...Read more