Monday, January 27, 2014

Mouthwashes Increase Heart Attack Risk, Scientists Claim

Antiseptic mouthwash has been branded a "disaster" for health by scientists who claim it raises blood pressure increasing the chance of heart attacks and strokes.
Using mouthwash is a ‘disaster’ for health, increasing the risk of heart attacks and strokes, scientists are warning.

Swilling kills off ‘good’ bacteria that help blood vessels relax – so increasing blood pressure.

When healthy volunteers used Corsodyl, a brand containing a powerful antiseptic, their blood pressure rose within hours. Read more

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