Atrial Fibrillation and Dental Infections

By Tucson Functional Medicine on August 16, 2021 0 Comments

This article provides evidence revealing dental infections such as periodontitis, gingivitis, and endodontic lesions may be linked to cardiovascular disease, atrial fibrillation, and cardiac arrhythmia. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common persistent cardiac arrhythmia occurring in clinical practice. Oral bacteria and/or their DNA have been detected in human atherosclerotic lesions, the pericardial fluid, heart … Continue Reading



By Tucson Functional Medicine on August 9, 2021 0 Comments

Migraine & the Microbiome Posted July 1, 2021  In Neurology JESSICA BRANDES, ND According to the Migraine Research Foundation, 18% of women, 6% of men, and 10% of children in the United States experience migraines resulting in 70% higher healthcare costs for families with a migraine sufferer than for non-migraine-affected families.1 In addition to the financial impact, migraines … Continue Reading