Medic and TV presenter Alexander Myasnikov named an unusual cause of diseases of the cardiovascular system. We are talking about periodontitis, in which inflammation is localized near the dental tissues.
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In the studio of the program “On the Most Important” on the channel “Russia-1” Alexander Myasnikov said that periodontitis is an independent risk factor for the development of heart attacks and strokes, as well as coronary heart disease. According to the specialist, oral hygiene procedures are needed not to eliminate unpleasant odor, but to reduce the risk of cardiovascular pathologies.
Some types of cancer can be a consequence of inflammation near the dental tissues, RIA Novosti reports.