Selasa, 06 September 2011
The Reasons And Causes Of Bad Breath
We know, suffer from bad breath, try a simple test breath lick the back of the hand. Wait for the saliva to dry for five seconds and then smell. If you smell a bad odor, you can be pretty sure that breathing is the same as well.
So what are the most common reasons and causes of bad breath?
In most cases, persistent, or chronic bad breath is due to the construction of excessive bacteria in the mouth of the mouth and tongue due to food debris, plaque and gum disease.
Some foods such as onions and garlic are known to cause bad breath. And 'because they contain odor-causing volatile sulfur compounds that cause bad breath odor. Alcohol, coffee or milk can also cause breath odor.
Smoking or using snuff products irritate the gums, causing a loss of taste and discoloration of the teeth. People who smoke are also more likely to suffer from gum disease such as periodontal diseases, which are known to cause bad breath.
Some medications such as antidepressants, diuretics and aspirin can lead to decreased production of saliva, causing dry mouth (xerostomia). Since our saliva, our bodies naturally mouthwash to help clean and reduce bacteria in our mouth, a lack of results in the production of saliva in our bad breath. Also due to inactivity on our salivary glands during sleep, that's why most people wake up with morning breath smelly.
In other rare cases, bad breath can also cause health or other medical problems, such as inflammation of the respiratory tract, chronic sinusitis, bronchitis, chronic inflammation, diabetes, throat or tonsils, gastrointestinal disorders, liver or kidney disease.