The so-called halitosis refers to the hard smell from the mouth. Halitosis is also called breath. It is a disease of Stomatology. This kind of smell is not only annoying to others, but also embarrassing to patients themselves. Especially in today’s society, people with bad breath are easily isolated by others. Being disliked by others for a long time will make patients afraid or dare not contact with other people at close distance, resulting in patients with inferiority and affecting normal life. Especially if the unmarried men and women suffer from halitosis, it is difficult to find the other half, which affects the emotional life of the patients. It’s very distressing. If you have bad breath, you must treat it in time.
There are many causes of halitosis in traditional Chinese medicine. It is mainly caused by stomach fire, food accumulation, over eating, causing stomach injury, causing belching, hot phlegm, and virtual heat. In modern medicine, halitosis is closely related to oral health.
There are oral diseases such as gingivitis, caries, periodontitis, oral mucositis in the mouth of patients prone to bacteria, causing halitosis. The causes of halitosis are also related to people’s eating habits, such as drinking, smoking, drinking coffee, eating onion, garlic, leek and other spicy stimulating food, and people who like stinky tofu and rotten eggs are also prone to halitosis.
The obese people who want to lose weight through diet will suffer from halitosis due to the decrease of drooping function of people who not only eat food for a long time or only eat a small amount of food, but also for women who are in menstrual period due to endocrine disorder. For young girls who are just in puberty, the oral cavity with underdeveloped ovarian function is easy to be infected, which will also cause halitosis.
Patients with halitosis must pay attention to oral hygiene, brush their teeth before meals, and rinse their mouth after meals, which can clean part of the food left in the mouth. You can also choose to brush your teeth within three minutes after meals, or chew a gum after meals to relieve the odor in your mouth.