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'Floss for Fertility,' Women Advised

BBC,  July 5, 2011
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Women who want the best chance of having a baby should make sure they floss their teeth regularly, say fertility doctors at a meeting in Stockholm. Poor oral health is as bad for fertility as obesity — delaying conception by about two months. Women with gum disease took over seven months to conceive, compared to the usual five months. Researchers believe the underlying cause is inflammation.

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