When you've got bad breath, you might not realize it. But when people start to move away from you,it's probably a good indication. Halitosis, the technical term for bad breath, is pretty normal. It's usually caused by bacteria lingering in your mouth, but sometimes it can be related to more serious health issues.
Luckily, most of the factors that cause bad breath can be easily prevented. Here are a few of the most common causes:
Other more serious issues including respiratory infections, or other systemic illnesses (diabetes,gum,liver, kidney or reflux diseases) can all contribute to bad breath and should be treated by a healthcare professional.
Good thing it's easy to keep your breath fresh. Practice good dental hygiene, and the people around you will be thankful! Here are a few helpful tips: