Bad breath is closely related to intestinal health. One of the signs of poor health is when the mouth emits an unpleasant odor that smells of acid or rot. Be aware if this happens.
There are three general factors that cause bad breath:
1. Systemic Factors
Dyspepsia, constipation, chronic gastritis, gastric ulcer, and bloating in gastrointestinal diseases.
2. Local Factors
Oral, throat and nasal diseases, periodontitis, dental cavities, poor oral hygiene, gum ulcers, rhinitis, nasosinusitis etc.
3. Lifestyle Factors
Long-term smoking, excessive drinking, lack of sleep, etc. Due to long working hours, stress, poor sleep quality, irregular diet, excessive consumption of greasy food etc., Hong Kong people are prone to stomach problems.
This article is intended to promote understanding of the topic of oral health and promote relevant knowledge and is not a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.
If you have any questions about medical conditions or treatment, always seek opinions from a dentist or other qualified health care provider.