Heart Disease

Periodontal Bacterial DNA and Their Link to Human Cardiac Tissue: Findings of a Pilot Study

Dr. Cole Sommers
Bacteria from the mouth DO travel to distant sites of the body which is the definition of focal infection. Foci of infection in the mouth can infect other organs in the body which may cause or contribute to disease. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 5. [Epub ahead of print] Periodontal Bacterial DNA and Their Link to Human Cardiac Tissue: Findings of a Pilot Study. Ziebolz D 1, Rost C 2, Schmidt J 2, Waldmann-Beushausen R 3, Schöndube FA 3, Mausberg RF 2, Danner BC 3. Author information Abstract...

Bacteria May Cause Type 2 Diabetes

Dr. Cole Sommers
The following article appeared on yahoo today, June 1, 2015. This article further illustrates the role of chronic infection on various systemic diseases. Chronic exposure to the toxins produced by the common skin bacteria Staph aureus can lead to a variety of systemic diseases. This is important in understanding how root canal teeth can make people sick. Root canal teeth are always infected and become more so over time. They are basically a toxin factory releasing small molecule toxins into the...

Chronic Inflammation and Cancer-Medical Press.com., 1-16-15

Dr. Cole Sommers
Chronic Inflammation From Root Canal-Treated Teeth and Periodontal Disease http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-link-inflammation-cancer.html Evidence keeps mounting on the role of chronic inflammation and systemic diseases such as heart disease and cancer. It is not only the direct pathological effects by the bacteria and the toxins that the bacteria produce, but also the up-regulating of the immune response that occurs because of these infections that raises the level of inflammation...
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