Tag: vitamin B12

Are Canker Sores Hereditary?

For some, getting canker sores may run in the family

There may be something to the theory that canker sores run in the family.  About 30 to 40 percent of those who experience frequent mouth sores, referred to as recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) have a family history of the condition.…

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…