• By Dr. John Fudens

    Canker and cold sores are the most common mouth sores and are caused by the Herpes Simplex virus. An outbreak of mouth sores is painful with the inflammation making eating, drinking, brushing teeth and even talking difficult. Mouth sore thus can affect us mentally and emotionally. Susceptibility to mouth sores seems to be constitutional in nature and tends to revolve around how we deal with stress. Factors that key the body in for mouth sores are allergies, nutritional deficiencies, lack of sleep, emotional turmoil, abuse of drugs, alcohol tobacco. Continue reading »