When it comes to nurturing their gums, people never take much care of them, they always take more care for their teeth and getting rid of the caries.
Bleeding gums could be a very serious problem, and you must pay extra attention to it by nurturing your gums and taking good care of them.
Which Are the Reasons That Cause Bleeding Gums?
Poor Oral Hygiene
If you don’t wash your teeth properly, the possibility of food staying between them is pretty big, and when bacteria stay in your mouth for longer than 24 hours it causes inflammation, which not only cause your gums to bleed, but they cause pain in your gums too!
C Vitamin Deficiency
Not eating proper amounts of vegetables and fruits results in C vitamin deficiency. This can sometimes lead to swelling of the gums, pain in the gums which is easily causing it to bleed and sometimes it results in loss of the teeth.
Stress, Insomnia, Poor Diet
Stress is influencing the health of your whole body, and it also influences on the health of your teeth and gums. Poor diet can destruct your gums and make them bleed when you are brushing them and even when you eat solid fruits such as apples. The lack of sleep and fatigue can influence the health of your bones and muscles, this also affects the health of your teeth and gums.
Some medication, like aspirin, clopidogrel etc. which are given to the patients with risk of heart attack, or stroke, medications given for epilepsy, cancer, chemotherapy etc. These medications can also cause the gums to bleed.
Hormonal disorders of every type can tell us a lot about the health of the gums. This can result in bleeding, irritation, inflammation, redness, swellings, and pain in the gums. Pregnancy, menstrual cycle, menopause, puberty, thyroid gland diseases are all associated with different types of hormonal imbalance.
Bleeding gums can be a symptom to some various diseases this kind of symptom appears when you have reduced immune system, anemia, diabetes, leukemia, autoimmune disorders, HIV. As a preventive measure against gum bleeding you can drink nettle tea. The leafs of the nettle are rich in magnesium. The tea from this herb helps us prevent gum bleeding and sore gums. You can increase the potential of the nettle by adding in blueberry. Don’t ignore the gum bleeding next time you are brushing your teeth, eating firm food, and pay a visit to your dentist as soon as possible!