‘Ouch! More mouth ulcers...’
Why we get them is a mystery. Anything from zealous tooth brushing to food sensitivities have been blamed. So where to start?
WHAT TO TAKE ‘I feel it’s an immunity, gut and stress thing, so taking probiotics or aloe vera gel daily is a good start for those plagued by them,’ says Rick. ‘Previous research has revealed that taking vitamin B12 sublingually can help prevent them.’ TRY
Solgar Methylcobalamin 1,000mcg, £11.99 for 30 nuggets, Revital.
WHAT ELSE Once ulcers appear, act fast by swishing a spoonful of coconut oil around your mouth. Its anti-inflammatory action really helps. Or dab on a little honey – also antibacterial! TRY Bye Mouth Ulcer, £8.95 for 15ml, Revital.