It can be a harbinger of many diseases! – Health news

Bad breath is a health problem of unknown cause. Bad breath is very common and disturbs the person. Bad breath can be chronic. In terms of social, psychological and illness, it can cause problems in communication between spouses, with friends at work and in society. A person with bad breath should first go to the department of oral and dental diseases and ENT, if necessary, if his breath smells bad, he should go to the department of chest diseases and be examined. After that, the work should be done to examine the internal organs by performing endoscopy and ultrasound. If necessary, some blood tests and breath measurements should be taken and the conditions that cause bad breath should be investigated. Giving such information about bad breath, Prof. Dr. Vedat Göral made important statements about bad breath that occurs in almost everyone.


Referring to the foods that cause bad breath, Prof. Dr. According to Vedat Göral, edible foods also cause bad breath. For example; Onions, garlic, spicy foods, some cheeses, fish and some acidic drinks, foods like coffee, low carb foods can cause a ketone breath smell. Smoking is also a major factor that causes bad breath. In addition, oral hygiene is also of great importance and bad breath is inevitable due to accumulation of bacteria and food residues in the mouth due to food particles getting stuck between the mouth and teeth, in those who do not brush their teeth regularly or at all. Dental caries and gum disease can also cause bad breath.


Prof. Dr. Vedat Göral, pointing out that some health problems are also linked to bad breath, said: “Sinusitis, liver infection, pneumonia, bronchitis, bronchiolitis, tonsil infections, postnasal drip, diabetes, reflux disease, lactose intolerance, some other stomach disorders, helicobacter in the stomach pylori microbe, some kidney and liver disorders can also cause this condition.Insufficient salivary secretion can also cause dry mouth.Salivary gland disorders, some connective tissue disorders, some medications, and frequent breathing through the mouth cause a decrease in salivary secretion.Bad breath is unavoidable in cases that cause infection in the mouth. In addition to these some medications; antihistamines (anti-itch medicines), some diuretics can also cause bad breath as a side effect. Bad breath in the morning can be caused by the gases that accumulate in the belly and the bacteria that accompanies a lot healthy individuals reproduce on the back of the tongue. During pregnancy, a person may have bad breath due to hormonal changes, not getting enough fluids, changing eating habits, nausea and vomiting. Alcohol consumption and excessive consumption of vitamin pills can also cause bad breath. Halitosis is sometimes psychological and can also be in the form of halitosis, which the patient hears but his relatives do not, and there is no smell. In people with nasal congestion, bad breath can occur as a result of frequent mouth breathing,” he said.


Noting that the condition causing bad breath should be investigated, Prof. Dr. Vedat Göral said, “Attention should be paid to oral hygiene, regular dental care and regular brushing. A lot of water should be consumed, it is very beneficial to consume herbs (chewed) such as sugarless gum, cinnamon, mint, parsley or basil.For example, if there is any disease;The person should be treated in the relevant departments such as reflux disease, stomach disease, diabetes.If the cause of bad breath related to a medication being used, the doctor should be consulted and the medication should be stopped or changed to another medication. Dentures and bridges in the mouth should be cleaned properly and dental floss should be used if necessary. Also the use of mouthwash with zinc in the mouth and brushing the tongue should be done If dry mouth is present, medicines with artificial saliva are recommended. You can suck on a slice of lemon or mix it in a glass of water. Sulfur compounds, residues of bacteria found in the oral cavity, cause bad breath. Chewing the coffee at this stage removes the sulfur compounds. Apple contains oxidized polyphenols that neutralize bad breath in the mouth. If bad breath occurs in children, a pediatrician should be consulted. Consumption of all foods sweetened with white flour, white sugar, glucose/fructose corn syrup should be reduced,” he said.

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