MOUTH ULCERS

Written by Slawomir Gromadzki, MPH

CAUSES

B12 deficiency can lead to mouth ulcers; Overgrowth of the fungus Candida albicans within the mouth; In some sensitive people, foods like chocolate, coffee, eggs, cheese, and spicy or acidic foods can provoke enough irritation to form a sore; Helicobacter pylori (the same that causes peptic ulcers and herpes); Autoimmune condition; Toothpaste with fluoride and other chemicals; High levels of toxins in the body; Deficiency of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants; Smoking; Stress or Anxiety; Medications including beta-blockers and pain killers; Hormonal imbalance.

TREATMENT

Sublingual Methylcobalamin B12 (2000-3000mcg after breakfast under the tongue until recovery);

Vitamin D3 (20,000 IU for 2-3 weeks following 5000IU all the time);

Good Magnesium such as Citrate powder 200mg twice daily;

Good Multivitamin (high in B complex, Zinc, Selenium etc).

Good Probiotic;

Chlorella or Super Greens to detoxify the body.

EXTERNALLY

Bee Propolis spray (as often as possible), Activated Charcoal tablets on ulcer; Mumio, Rinse often with Comfrey tea, Calendula tea, etc.; Raw Coconut oil; Alternative hot and cold applications.

DIET & LIFESTYLE

Eat especially raw vegetable salads, raw vegetable juices and smoothies; Avoid mentioned above foods, especially refined sugar, dairy, cheese, milk, meat, eggs, chocolate, hot spices except for Cayenne pepper; Drink plenty of clean water and herbal teas, exercise outside.