Bad breath or Halitosis is the bad odour that comes out from the mouth of a person.
Halitosis is not a disease,so it can be easily treated when you find out the reason why you have bad breath.
Meanwhile there a some common causes that give rise to bad breath,they are ; accumulation of food particles in between the teeth , accumulation of bacteria at the tongue, smoking , consumption of low carbohydrate foods,poor dental hygiene, menstruation, gum diseases, lung infections , alcoholism, gall bladder disorders. etc. Some symptoms of bad breath are white particles on the tongue , bitter taste , post nasal drip etc.
However inorder to prevent or get rid of bad breath, here are some home or natural remedies to help you do that.
Lemon’s acidity content helps it to prevent the growth of bacterias in the mouth and helps to keep your breath refreshened.
Mix 2-3 teaspoons of lemon juice with warm water and salt,rinse your mouth with it,Repeat this action daily for about 7 days and see it’s effect.
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR
This is made up of anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties which helps to fight against the growth of bacterias in the mouth causing bad breath..
Mix a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with a glass of water and drink it before eating.
Baking soda is a very effective remedy for bad breath because it helps to combat the accumulation of bacterias in the mouth.
Add a teaspoon of baking soda to your toothbrush and have a mouthwash with it, this remedy helps to regain breath freshness once more.
NOTE: Do well to rinse your very well aftet brushing your mouth with baking soda so as to remove its particles from the mouth,accumulation of its particles on the mouth can cause teeth corrosion.
Hydrogen helps to prevent the mouth from bad breath because it helps to remove bacterial particles from the mouth.
Add hydrogen peroxide with water and have a mouthwash with it.This remedy is very goo d to keep away from bad breath.
This contains cinnamic aldehyde oil which helps to stop bad breath by reducing the growth of bacteria in the mouth.
Boil a teaspoon of cinnamon powder with water for 10minutes ,then rinse your mouth with it.
However there are some foods that can also help to treat bad breath by eating them,some of these foods are;
– chewing gum
– Fennel seeds
There are some other tips that can help you get rid of bad breath,they are ;
– Consumption of foods containing zinc , vitamin C & E
– Regular changing of toothbrush
– Proper dental hygiene
– Regular scrapping of the tongue
-Reduction in the intake of garlic and ginger
Do well to repeat the remedies daily, eat the prescribed foods regularly and follow the tips accordingly.If after doing all the above listed and there’s no changes,then there’s need for you to see a dentist.
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