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Brushing Your Teeth This Many Times Per Day Could Save Your Life

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For most people, brushing their teeth is a daily routine (often practiced while half-asleep) designed to keep teeth clean and breath minty fresh. Brushing your teeth and flossing (there’s a reason your dentist goes on about it) prevents gingivitis, gum disease, and tooth decay. But if that’s not enough to inspire you to get serious about oral health, the practice also has more serious, far-reaching benefits. In fact, a new study suggests that brushing your teeth three times a day could save your life.

That’s because brushing your teeth keeps inflammation-causing bacteria in your mouth in check — and the same bacteria can threaten an organ that’s far from the mouth: the heart.

The study was published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.

The tooth-heart connection
To understand how tooth brushing affects heart health, researchers studied over 160,000 participants of the Korean National Health Insurance System between ages 40 to 79. The participants had no prior history of common heart problems like irregular heartbeats, or heart failure.

In 2003, the researchers performed an exam on participants and collected an array of health data, including their height, weight, illnesses, and oral health practices.

Ten and a half years later, they checked back on the participants’ health. Out of the total study population, three percent of participants developed atrial fibrillation and 4.9 percent developed heart failure in the decade after the original exam. But they also discovered something stunning among the data: Tooth brushing three or more times a day was associated with a 10 percent lower risk of atrial fibrillation and a 12 percent lower risk of heart failure.

The results held even when other potential heart health factors like exercise, alcohol consumption, or body mass index were taken into account.

Stopping inflammation’s insidious spread
The way it works is this: Brushing your teeth helps protect the heart by cutting down on the amount of bacteria entering your bloodstream. Bacteria in the blood can trigger inflammation throughout the body, which in turn increases the risks of heart problems like irregular heart beat and heart attacks.

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Guy Says ‘Any Girl That Would Ask You For A Car Is Not Wife Material’

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A guy on Twitter @_yellow has given controversial advice to other guys urging them not to consider getting married to any girl that would request a car.

In his words, a man’s car must be parked safely at home to prevent it from any damage while a wife material girl finds her way to the market to purchase food items.

He believes that is one of the ways to find out if your girl is good to consider a wife and if she eventually requests a car, it is an indication she won’t make a good wife.

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Man Calls For Twitter Ban On Sexual Contents After He Accidentally Watch A 4 Minute Porn Video

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A gentleman is calling for a ban on Twitter users who upload sexual content to the platform after he unknowingly viewed a porn video that appeared in his timeline.

Lots of people were quick to judge him, questioning why he could watch something for good 4 minutes and still claim it’s not intentional.

The gentleman, who is a dedicated Muslim insists it was accidental irrespective of what his critics think.

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Guy Followed A Lady With Big Nyash At UCC Level 100 To 400 & That Almost Made Him Fail His Papers; Got Depressed After Another Guy ‘Ate’ Her

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A guy has taken to Twitter to narrate how following a colleague level 100 lady with a big back-side almost made him fail his papers.

To all students looking forward to having lovers on campus, you need to read the story of a former UCC student who almost went mad because of campus love.

Saint Froy3 on Twitter shared a very deep piece of the story worth reading.

Check it out below:

https://twitter.com/NII_DO_THIS/status/1349435028938383364?s=20

https://twitter.com/NII_DO_THIS/status/1349435031303938055?s=20

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