Chewing Gum Related To Gastric Problems, Oral Health, And Headaches
It Can Cause TMD, Heartburn And Tooth Decay
The main ingredient of chewing gum is called Gum Base, which gives the gum the rubbery nature. It is considered as standard, so manufacturers sometimes do not reveal its components. It can contain lanolin, which is secreted by the sebaceous glands of sheep, synthetic resin or polyvinyl acetate. It can cause digestive problems, because it increases air into the gastrointestinal tract, leading to cramps and bloating, it can increase acid reflux due to the brain believes that there is food intake, secreting saliva and stomach acid. It can also result in TMD – Temporomandibular joint disorder – tightening the contraction of jaw muscles and causing headache and can also result in tooth decay due to its high sugar content. Additional details click here.