Why do we have bad breath
? It's certain most people will wake up with mouth odor at some time in their lives.
Onions Garlic Cheese Pastrami Certain spices Orange juice or soda Alcohol Likewise, dieters who may be eating too infrequently can also experience bad breath
According to him, some people worry too much about their breath even though they have little or no mouth odour, while others have bad breath
and do not know it.
There are many underlying causes of bad breath
, but the most common causes tend to be dry mouth (leading to lack of saliva through smoking, drinking alcohol, snoring and long periods of speaking to name but a few), eating certain foods (such as onions, garlic, curry, coffee, dairy, meat, fish and refined and processed sugars) and illness and disease (according to studies, an estimated 10% of all halitosis cases are caused by certain illnesses).
When evaluating particular patterns of bad breath
, factors which were significantly associated with the severity of OM were after waking up, talking with other people, having bad breath
all day, and bad breath
interfering with social life (p<0.01).
It dries out the mouth and increases the risk of gum disease, both of which contribute to bad breath
"There are several reasons which lead to bad breath
. The most common reason is to eat foods like raw onion whereas other reasons could be related to digestive issues.
In rare cases, bad breath
can be a sign of a health issue, such as diabetes, kidney A-problems ortonsillitis.
Fish and milk contain specific proteins which can lead to bad breath
as they are being broken down in the mouth.
Using 'Miswak' a teeth cleaning twig from arak tree during their fasting hours helps to stimulate saliva that prevents dryness of mouth and bad breath
. Also it contains effective anti-bacterial action coming up to 60%, he advised.
SEE YOUR DENTIST IF BRUSHING doesn't help, bad breath
could be the sign of an underlying health issue your dentist should check out.
Katz says the effects of dry mouth can lead to bad breath
, tooth decay, and gum disease, which is linked to an increased risk for heart attacks and strokes.