Bad Breath from Stomach?
Are you suffering from Bad Breath from Stomach? If
you think so, we hope that this article can shed some light.
First, if the bad breath from stomach you're
suffering from was diagnosed by a qualified health Professional, please
heed to his advice as it may be indicative of a more serious health
problem, however if you think you're suffering from one because of a
self-diagnosis, it's important to know that chronic bad breath is isn't
always coming from your stomach.
There are a lot of possible reasons why you're
suffering from bad breath and we suggest to explore these areas before
concluding the you're suffering from bad breath from stomach.
Bad breath, which is also popularly known as
halitosis may not only be indicative of serious dental problems but of
possible health problems as well.
If you're suffering from it, first thing you
should be mindful off is your oral hygiene. If you haven't done so;
consider these three things:
Submit yourself to prophylaxis (professional
dental cleaning). Poor oral hygiene, almost always results to bad
breath, tooth decay, gum disease, and other sorts of dental
Improve your dental hygiene by regular
brushing and flossing. Exert an extra effort on your brushing, making
sure you cover all the areas of your mouth, including the top
of your tongue. The dorsum of your tongue is home to sulfur
compounds that often leads to bad breath.
- Choose your mouthwas "wisely", we
recommend Peridex. If you're not seeing us, ask your dentist about it
as you can't buy it over the counter. Why Peridex - It contains 0.12% Chlorhexidine
Gluconate which is proven to eliminate bad breath. Avoid alcohol based
If these three points eliminate your bad breath,
congratulations! You're not suffering from bad breath from stomach, if
not, more serious conditions may be causing your foul breath though
sometimes it's on the kind of food you eat.
Food that dries your mouth can lead to halitosis.
Example of these are as follows:
- Milk/Dairy products
Bottom line: try to avoid food/medicines that
could dry your mouth. Dry mouth equals bad breath. Put more vegetables
in your diet and make tea your best choice of hot drink; both are
healthy alternatives and will not give you bad breath. Hopefully, this
change of habits will eliminate your bad breath.
Bad breath from stomach, could be indicative of a
more serious health condition. Well, more often than not, the foul odor
doesn't really come from the stomach, except from occasional belching,
which can smell more like onion, garlic, and other food that you
Your stomach is a very acidic environment that
very few bacteria can live or would even like to live in it; they'd
rather hang around your tongue or mouth.
Another reason why our stomach is a very unlikely
source of bad breath is due to the fact that our esophagus is a closed and collapsed tube
that's not expected to release air or gas aside from a simple burp.
Continous flow of gas from our stomach indicates a health problem.
There are a few medical conditions that may cause
foul breath which may be taken as bad breath from stomach. These are
rare conditions and we do not say or diagnose that you're suffering
from one through this article. If you're worried you're suffering from
one, please see a qualified Health Professional for proper diagnosis.
People suffering from these diseases often show
additional symptoms other than bad breath, if you're suffering from bad
breath, it doesn't mean you're suffering from any of these diseases -
see a dentist, first and foremost.
that may cause bad breath are as follows:
- Renal infections/failure
- Diabettes Mellitus
- Bronchial and Lung infections
- Liver problems/failure
- Metabolic dysfunction
Since foul breath from such conditions seems to
come from the inside, most refer to it as bad breath from stomach.
Self-diagnosis is a very biased diagnosis so
before of thinking and worrying of so many things, see a dentist if you
think you're suffering from bad breath. We offer free dental check-ups
to new patients who found us via our website. Take advantage of this
and enjoy an unforgettable Mazatlan vacation!
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