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Why To Not Neglect Oral Health During Pregnancy

Why You Should Not Neglect Your Oral Health During Pregnancy

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While many women are aware of the importance of taking care of their health during pregnancy, they may not realise that oral health is also an important part of overall health. Gingivitis, an early stage of gum disease, affects around 75% of pregnant women, according to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.

According to research on the National Center for Biotechnology Information portal, neglecting oral health during pregnancy may also lead to problems, such as premature birth, low birth weight infant, and pre-eclampsia.

To learn more about it, we spoke to Dr Nihal Yadav, BDS, Amayra Dental Clinic, Kaushik Enclave, Burari, Delhi and Former Resident, Deen Dayal Hospital, Hari Nagar, Delhi. He explains the risks associated with poor oral health during pregnancy and the steps that expecting mothers can take to maintain good oral health.

Risks of Poor Oral Health During Pregnancy

According to Dr Nihal,

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Ways To Check If You Have A Healthy Heart

Listen To Your Heart: Cardiologist Explains Ways To Check If You Have A Healthy Heart

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The heart is an essential organ that pumps blood throughout the body, delivering oxygen and nutrients to cells and removing waste products. But of late, cases of heart-related illnesses are on the rise. According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Center for Biotechnology Information, mortality and disability from cardiovascular disease have been gradually increasing over the last 30 years across the globe. Thus, it becomes important to keep track of your heart activity to know if it is working the right way.

To learn more about it, we reached out to Dr Kala Jeethender Jain, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad.

How To Know If Your Heart Is Healthy?

If your heart is healthy, then you can check some parameters. Dr Jain added, “Pulse rate, blood pressure, breathing capacity, and energy levels are some of the parameters which will be normal in a

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