Monthly Archives:: September 2016

What’s the Connection between Seniors’ Oral and Mental Health?

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One of the most devastating effects of aging is the decline in cognitive function that affects our elders in their later years. Some recent research points to declining oral health for elders as a factor affecting their mental health. In the US, the senior population is growing every day, and over a third of over-70 elders suffer from some form…

TMJ Pain Treatment: What to Eat, What Not to Eat

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Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) is a very painful experience which makes eating or chewing food a mammoth task. There are numerous ways to treat TMJ pain. One of them is following a proper diet. Let us take a look at some of the foods that help reduce TMJ pain. Fluids Fresh fruit juices, vegetable or chicken soup, broth, milk etc.…