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I used to hold my bowel for atleast 3 days after that I've been suffering bad breath for 10years now :(?

I used to hold my bowel for atleast 3 days after that I've been suffering bad breath for 10years now :(?

Bowels vs. breath: I strongly doubt any association between holding your bowels and bad breath. More information is needed to figure out why you have bad breath. ...Read more

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Parasites (Definition)

Parasites require other living organisms for their own survival. Human parasites need substances from our bodies for survival and cannot live without contact with humans and sometimes other organisms.. They may live in the blood stream, organs. Under the skin or nails, etc. Some parasites live in our pets, in insects, on plants, etc., but none live independent of whatever ...Read more

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Recovering a little from incomplete bowel movements, but bad breath wont go away, even when not constipated, would this work golden seal 500mg ?

Recovering a little from incomplete bowel movements, but bad breath wont go away, even when not constipated, would this work golden seal 500mg ?

Bad Breath from....: I am a dentist and not a physician or gastroenterologist so i can only speak from that standpoint. There are many reasons for bad breath, both dental and medical. Poor oral hygiene is by far the biggest cause of bad breath. See this site for some possibilities, but also discuss your symptoms\issues with your physician. http://smilesapartcosmeticdentist.com/fresh-breath-control.htm. ...Read more

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Overcoming Bad Breath (Checklist)

Keep teeth clean
2 Min, Once, forever
Avoid smelly foods
Once
See a dentist
Yearly
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I have incomplete bowel movements.I have to go to the bathroom multiple times a day, fiber or water isnt the problem. I feel always full and bad breath?

I have incomplete bowel movements.I have to go to the bathroom multiple times a day, fiber or water isnt the problem. I feel always full and bad breath?

GI disturbance : Your GI tract is not functioning normally. Try eating some yogurt with active cultures to stimulate your digestion & get things moving again. This should also help your breath. ...Read more

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What are causes of bad breath?

What are causes of bad breath?

Bacteria on tongue: Bad breath is most often produced by bacteria in at the back of the tongue. The stomach rarely results in bad breath except when there are specific digestion issues. Cleaning teeth, including inbetween, and the back of the tongue with a tongue cleaner often helps reduce bad breath. ...Read more

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Overcoming Bad Breath (Checklist)

See doctor to check: post-nasal drip, acid reflux, dry month
Once
Assess diet to see if any foods are causing bad breath
Once
If you can't find cause, ask your dentist for oral bacteria DNA test
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Why does garlic cause bad breath?

Why does garlic cause bad breath?

Garlic breath: Garlic contains several sulfur compounds, which alone can cause bad breath, but they also promote the growth of oral bacteria, which may further add to the problem. Garlic lovers can absorb some of the sulfur compounds into their bloodstream & the body can exude the odor through the pores. Brushing teeth & tongue, gargling with mouthwash, eating parsley may help diminish the odor somewhat. ...Read more

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What can be done to avoid bad breath in the morning?

It is common: To have bad breath in the morning. Brush, floss and brush your tongue and also gargle before going to bed will reduce but not eliminate this, as when we sleep salivary flow decreases and therefore bacteria build up causing bad breath. It should go away when you brush, rinse, gargle in the morning. ...Read more

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Overcoming Bad Breath (Checklist)

Maintain dental visits
Once
Brush and floss at least 2 times daily, if not more
Once
Brush the tongue
Once
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Is there a way to completely eliminate bad breath?

Is there a way to completely eliminate bad breath?

Good mouthwash. : You need something that breaks down the volatile sulphur compounds in your mouth. Try breathdr mouthwash. ...Read more

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Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more

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