Preventing Canker Sores

Top Supplements to Help Canker Sore Sufferers

September 28, 2012
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Top Supplements to Help Canker Sore Sufferers

I see so many questions online about how to heal a canker sore, also known as an aphthous ulcer, but not many that deal with preventing them from occurring in the first place. While there are many possible causes, ranging from physical trauma like biting your lip or inside cheek, food allergies, hormones and even…

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Avoid Sugar and Sodas to Help Prevent Canker Sores

August 22, 2012
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Avoid Sugar and Sodas to Help Prevent Canker Sores

Like most people, you have probably had a canker sore somewhere in your mouth, most likely more than once. These are small round, whitish ulcers on the inside of cheeks, lips, tongue and gums and sometimes they seem to last forever. Some people are continually plagued by recurring canker sores, but there is something you…

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Recent Clinical Trials For Aphthous Ulcers

July 5, 2012
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Recent Clinical Trials For Aphthous Ulcers

There are several studies, one recently completed and the other ongoing, using vitamins to determine whether or not they provide protection or relief from bouts of canker sores, or recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS).  The first study, completed in 2009, revealed that a daily multivitamin showed no significant changes for frequent sufferers. However, a second study…

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Are Your Braces Causing Canker Sores?

June 12, 2012
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Are Your Braces Causing Canker Sores?

The ugly appearance of throbbing canker sores after  getting braces is quite common. In fact small cuts and abrasions, accidentally biting the inside of the cheek or tongue, and dental work are common triggers, and braces can be a particular aggravation.  Many teens as well as adults who get  braces suddenly find themselves with constant…

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Foods That Can Trigger Canker Sores

June 1, 2012
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Foods That Can Trigger Canker Sores

Did you know the mere act of eating can trigger a canker sore in some people? Also called recurrent aphthous stomatitis, these small flat ulcers are extremely tender and often trigger a big jolt of pain when eating or drinking. Unfortunately, for some people the foods they eat will actually cause them to develop a…

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Zinc Lozenges May Help Cure Your Canker Sores

May 30, 2012
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Zinc Lozenges May Help Cure Your Canker Sores

Clinical studies have shown that zinc lozenges can help shorten the length of the common cold and zap sore throats. It turns out they are also an effective natural canker sore remedy for many people. Zinc is known to possess antibiotic agents, so if your canker sore is caused by bacteria in the mouth, it…

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Ease Canker Sore Grief by Eating More Yogurt

May 29, 2012
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Ease Canker Sore Grief by Eating More Yogurt

Most Americans have experienced the sting and annoyance of a canker sore one or more times in their lives. While it’s not the end of the world, it certain can interfere with our daily lives, especially with two of our favorite pleasures, eating and talking. Canker sores, as opposed to cold sores, are small white…

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SLS-Free Toothpaste May Help Prevent Canker Sores

May 4, 2012
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SLS-Free Toothpaste May Help Prevent Canker Sores

It’s something you do several times a day (hopefully) and you probably give it little thought. The surprising fact is, your daily brushing with that big label toothpaste just may be contributing to your mouth sores. The culprit: the ubiquitous sodium laurel sulfate, commonly known as SLS. Researchers still don’t know precisely how and why…

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Vitamin B12 Found To Be Effective Canker Sore Treatment

May 2, 2012
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Vitamin B12 Found To Be Effective Canker Sore Treatment

According to research by a team of physicians as Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, a dose of 1000mcg of Vitamin B12 taken nightly at bedtime was found to be an effective treatment for preventing canker sores. What Are Canker Sores Canker sores, also known as Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis or RAS, are small open sores or…

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Mouth Ulcers, Stress and Immune System Response

April 25, 2012
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Mouth Ulcers, Stress and Immune System Response

Many people find that stress causes mouth ulcers on the gum, tongue, inside cheek or inner lip to rear their ugly head, but it is not a correlation for everyone.  Also known as aphthous ulcers, these shallow round or oval open sores can cause considerable pain and in themselves cause stress to sufferers.  Often times…

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