Causes of bad breath .. 10 factors will not notify you

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The bad breath is a bad problem that some people may suffer at some point, and many of them are ignorant of their causes and how to get rid of them, especially as they are embarrassing, and there are many reasons that lead to the existence of smell of the mouth is the most important in this article.

Bad breath occurs as a result of cell death in the mouth and start to decompose as part of the natural process of cell renewal or production of some bacteria in the mouth, and this reflects the extent of cleaning your teeth and the state of mouth health, in this context revealed the newspaper "Daily Mail," the British 10 reasons for the smell Bad mouth, include:


1 - Periodontal disease
Gum disease is the most common cause of chronic bad breath, it leads to inflammation of the gums, making it bulge and separate from the teeth, and thus create gaps and pockets that are a trap of bacteria and dead cells and increase the rate of death of cells.


2 - not cleaning the tongue daily
The most common cause of bad breath aside for periodontal disease is the overgrowth of odor-causing bacteria on the tongue. Cleaning the tongue gently with a toothbrush can help to reduce the odor.


3 - Frequent speech
Anything that can dry the mouth increases the risk of bad breath, and saliva helps to wash off odor-causing bacteria or cells.

The researchers explained that talking too much is another factor because it exposes the mouth to the air and thus causes the drying of saliva, so those who work in vocal professions, such as teachers, lawyers and call center workers, are particularly exposed to bad breath. The solution is very simple and is drinking water all day to keep the mouth moist.


4 - Stress
Stress affects the flow of saliva, which dries the mouth. New research from the Sofia Medical University of Bulgaria found that stress hormones caused the appearance of bacteria involved in the occurrence of bad breath in the mouth at a faster rate.


5 - Diabetes and liver diseases
Bad breath may be caused by chemicals in the blood. Dr Salihah Saad, a microbiologist at the University of West England, said that diabetes causes a change in the smell of the mouth due to the ketones that accumulate in the blood. Liver disease also causes mild odors and kidney problems. Suspicious like ammonia.


6 - tonsillitis
A Brazilian study in 2008 found that 75% of people with high levels of sulfur compounds in the self also suffer from tonsillitis.


7- Stomach bacteria
Helicobacter pylori is the bacteria in the stomach and 40% of the people in the world are infected, and it is associated with the development of gastric ulcers, but it has also been linked to bad breath. These bacteria produce sulfur compounds and ammonia that change the smell of breath.


8 - Sinusitis
Bad breath may be caused by chronic sinusitis, which is filled with air behind the cheekbones and forehead.


9 - Skip meals
Eating helps reduce bad breath, so not eating regularly can lead to mouth odor.


10 - taking some medicines
Some medications are associated with bad breath such as antidepressants, antihistamines and blood pressure medications.





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