Bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits.
Symptoms for Bad Breath
The only symptom for this most uncomfortable disease is bad odorous smell coming from the mouth. We can also find one more symptom like bad taste in mouth.
How to Overcome Bad Breath?
Bad breath is often the result of both- external and internal body factors. When you are careless about your mouth care, bacteria develops in the mouth and you can suffer from bad breath. Indigestion and stomach & intestinal disturbances also lead to foul smell in breath. Sinus or throat infections, tobacco and alcohol use are other causes of bad breath. Therefore, avoiding these factors will automatically prevent bad breath. Proper mouth care and keeping the bowel functions smooth by taking proper Ayurvedic diets can keep this problem at bay. Additionally, quit smoking and alcohol to take care of the external factors.
Home Remedies for Bad Breath Cure
Brush your tongue along with your teeth regularly.
Wash the tongue with baking soda dissolved in warm water to reduce the acidity in your mouth making a less-friendly environment for the bacteria to grow.
Brushing and flossing teeth regularly can rid off bad breath.
Clean and replace your toothbrush regularly.
Avoid mouthwasheswith dyes and alcohol. Mouthwash containing cetylpyridinium chloride, chlorine dioxide, sodium chlorite or zinc may serve as an antibacterial agent, that can control the number of anaerobic bacteria in mouth.
Parsley, coriander, basil, rosemary, thyme, wintergreen, cardamom seeds, cinnamon bark, clove, fennel or anise seeds are great breath fresheners. Slowly chew any of these herbs and allow the saliva to build up in your mouth.
Nutritional and healthy diet:
Stress and wrong food habit is one of the major causes for . Person suffering from should always eat proper food and at proper time.
Make a diet chart include all the essential, nutritional food items like green vegetables, fruits, carrots, celery, grams, less oily food, cereals. Avoid junk food, apart from severely affecting various parts of the body like heart, lungs, it also produce in the mouth. Oily or junk food dry the mouth and produce sticky material on the tongue which results in . Eat less but frequently and also take as much fluid you can, this not only will keep the digestion process perfect, but also will prevent the mouth from drying. All this will ultimately result in preventing . Another important thing to remember is not to take any fluid like water, juice when you are eating your meal. It may sound strange, but it is true that drinking water or any other fluid during taking meal weaken the digestion process inside the body, and which result in several problems including . So drink after 15-20 minutes of taking your meal.
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