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Taking Care of your kidney——and your teeth!

Taking Care of your kidney——and your teeth!
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Kidneys play an important role in many of our body regulations. There is no surprise that a connection exists between our renal and oral health. More importantly, this link is confirmed by both traditional Japanese medicine and modern western medication knowledge.

 

In Kampo concept, also known as tradition Japanese medicine, there is a theory about “Kidneys govern bones”. It is said that a strong kidney system promotes and regulates bone growth and development.  

 

Proven in modern medical research, it is found that people with weak kidneys or even severe kidney damage are more susceptible to oral problems. It is also possible for some of them to experience bone lose in jaw, causing teeth to become loose or even fall out. It is due to calcium imbalance and resulting in weak bones.

 

Our kidneys’ function does not limit to urinary health, it also affects different parts of body. Pay more attention and listen to our body. It is going to help us understand more about our health state.

Reference:
  1. Davita Kidney Care
Disclaimer:
  • * All research and clinical data should be used as reference purposes only, results may vary.
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