• engram engram
    September 14, 2011
    can a toothache pain be that extreme where it causes a stroke? and if so what the percentage?
    engram engram
    September 14, 2011
    i had a stroke relating from i'm assuming severe pain from a toothache. i fear dentist and am wondering are there cases where this may happens to people. READ MORE

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  • Cort
    Health Guide
    September 14, 2011
    Cort
    Health Guide
    September 14, 2011

    Toothaches, of course, can cause an enormous amount of pain - causing enormous. There does appear to be some connection between stress and stroke, perhaps because stress can increase blood pressure and cholesterol - both of which increase one's risk of having a stroke. 

     

    Toothaches can also signal an infection which has a pretty easy into your system - causing further stress. 

     

    Clearly it's best to take care of toothaches early and properly before they become too painful and before your teeth harbor a substantial infection. Good luck! 

     

     


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