Sunday, May 9, 2010

Sign and Symptoms of Receding Gums and Natural Treatment

Receding gums are related with the loss of gum tissue. Finally it results in an exposure in the roots of the teeth. Usually this problem occurs at the age of 40 but sometimes it may start from the teens also.

The main cause of the receding gums are brushing overaggressive due to which the enamel at the gum line is worn out. Flossing or inadequate brushing is also one of its main causes which encourage the bacteria to build up between the teeth. The other causes are sensitivity to sodium lauryl sulfate, grinding of the teeth, dipping tobacco, eating disorders and periodontal disease.

Some of the signs and symptoms of the gum recession -

1. Cavities are seen under the gum line
2. Gradually the space between the teeth seem to grow
3. At the gum line the tooth feels notched
4. Roots of the tooth are visible and exposed
5. Teeth become sensitive to cold, hot, spicy, sour or sweet foods
6. Tooth looks longer than normal

If the problem is due to gingivitis then following symptoms may be observed -

1. Bad breath
2. While brushing or flossing bleeding from the gum
3. Inflammation in the gums and it looks puffy and red

It is necessary to save our natural teeth. Due to receding gums the teeth may decay more rapidly. By growing age it is a natural tendency of the gums to recede. So it is very important to take necessary action to save our teeth naturally.

Make a habit to floss regularly with a product known as "stim-u-dent". You may get this product from local pharmacy. Massaging your gums with this product is also beneficial. Go for soft bristle tooth brush and rinse your mouth with dental product will help you to get rid from plaque. Choose natural tooth paste and avoid the pastes which are loaded with chemicals. You can also use "waterpik" which is filled with water and full cap of antiseptic mouth wash.

Intake of vitamins and minerals are necessary as it reduces the pain and inflammation. Make a habit to take vitamin C and its supplements as it is known for preventing periodontal disease and for healing. It also retards the problem of plaque. Other vitamins also promote the condition of gum like A, E and also the folic acid.

Avoid consumption of sugar, antibiotics, alcoholic beverages and coffee. Make a habit to take lots of fruits and vegetables. Some herbs are also helpful for the treatment of receding gums.

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5 Effective Natural Poison Ivy Treatment, Causes and Symptoms

Usually poison ivy is found in the east of the Rocky Mountains. It grows as vines and shrubs. Leaves of the poison ivy are often clustered in groups of three, five or seven. They have either notched or smooth edges. From region to region and with the seasons the appearance of these plants may vary. Even the toxic oil is transmitted by the dead plants in underbrush to the skin.

These plants are responsible for more dermatitis in comparison to any other substance. Skin develops a rash when it comes in contact with any part of the plant. This rash is the result of the reaction to a chemical compound in the resin called urushiol. It is found in almost all over plant. Even the smoke of the burning plant is also irritating. Its smoke also causes a reaction in the respiratory tract.

The major symptoms of poison ivy are inflammation, fever, extremely itchy, red pimples, blisters, burning, red pimples and also an inflammation in the face or genitals area. Usually the symptoms occur between few hours to seven or ten days after coming in contact with the plant. Especially after scratching it spreads rapidly within the next three days.

The parts of the body which are mostly affected by poison ivy are hands, arms, face or legs. But it spreads rapidly to different parts of the body after scratching the rash and it also spreads the inflammation. After the second day of the appearance of the rash the redness, itching and usually the swelling also begin to heal. It takes approximately seven to fourteen days for complete healing after the contact with poison ivy.

Some of the natural remedies for poison ivy -

1. It is advisable to take vitamin C with bioflavonoids. It is very helpful for preventing infection and also the rapid spreading of the rash and it also reduces the swelling which are caused by poison ivy.

2. Zinc is very effective for repairing skin tissues so it is advisable to take zinc regularly after affected by poison ivy.

3. Apply aloe vera juice, watermelon rind or tofu over the affected area. It will give soothing and cooling effect and also reduces itching.

4. For reducing or limiting the spread of rash, itching and also to heal the body faster make use of calendula lotion. It is very good.

5. Calamine lotion is also very effective to speed healing of poison ivy. So make its use regularly.

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