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Doctor insights on: Herbal Treatment For Mouth Breathing

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Is there an alternative treatment of mouth breathing?

Is there an alternative treatment of mouth breathing?

Yes: Yes, most mouthbreathers cannot breath through the nose. Reasons can be enlarged tonsils/adenoids, deviated septum, nasal allergy. See ENT doc for diagnosis/treatment. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Will removing enlarged tonsils help 2 cure mouth breathing?Adenoids have been removed, but the child still can't breathe or eat with their mouth closed

Will removing enlarged tonsils help 2 cure mouth breathing?Adenoids have been removed, but the child still can't breathe or eat with their mouth closed

Probably not: Tonsils definitely play into breathing issues (e g sleep apnea), but they should not cause nasal blockage. Depending on when adenoids were removed, they may have regrown (occurs much more commonly than tonsil regrowth). This can be evaluated by x-ray. Otherwise, an ENT may treat and evaluate for allergy / sinus issues (e g trial of steroid nasal spray) or do surgery to shrink the nasal turbinates. ...Read more

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Is there a way to cure mouth breathing?

Is there a way to cure mouth breathing?

Structural: Yes. It is usually structural. It may be due to soft tissue swelling in the nose (allergy). Intranasal steroid sprays may help. It may be due to nasal problems like deviated septum or enlarge turbinates. Occasionally due to growths in the back of the nose .Best way to find out is to see an ENT doc. ...Read more

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Can there be problems with mouth breathing?

Can there be problems with mouth breathing?

Mouth breathing: Chronic mouth breathing can not only affect your quality of life, but also your life causing major health problems. Mouth breathing is caused by a number of factors, including chronic allergies, sinus trouble, or enlarged tonsils and bad habit. It is a common condition, but often overlooked and ignored. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are there problems linked to mouth breathing?

Can you tell me, are there problems linked to mouth breathing?

Chronic mouth breath: Chronic mouth breathing can not only affect your quality of life, but also your life causing major health problems. It can lead to poor sleep, gum disease, snoring and compromise immune system. It is a common condition, but often overlooked and ignored. ...Read more

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My tot have cough with phlegm when he wake up in the morning and after nap. Now he have colds clear mucus. Mouth Breathing. what do i need to do? =

My tot have cough with phlegm when he wake up in the morning and after nap. Now he have colds clear mucus. Mouth Breathing.  what do i need to do?

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Mgt: I would suggest checking his temperature and treating any fever with tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. If he has nasal congestion, nasal saline spray and gentle suctioning can alleviate his mouth breathing/congestion. If the cough persists, he should see your PCP. ...Read more

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Have flu type a. My voice is now gone! is that normal? Also, when mouth breathing. It feels like breathing through a straw, but not when nose breathing

Have flu type a. My voice is now gone! is that normal? Also, when mouth breathing. It feels like breathing through a straw, but not when nose breathing

May be: Influenza a virus can affect the larynx and so one may have loss of voice. The difficulty with breathing that you describe is worry some. If the fever is high and deifficulty with breathing seems significant you may want to call your md now or go to the nearest er to be evaluated. ...Read more

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How do you stop mouth breathing?

Many options: Mouth breathing treatment options are numerous. Depending on the current clinical picture and symptoms, the effective treatment for mouth breathing includes immediate respiratory techniques and long-term breathing exercises and lifestyle changes in order to retrain the automatic breathing pattern. ...Read more

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I am worried about mouth breathing?

I am worried about mouth breathing?

Mouth breathing: Chronic mouth breathing can not only affect your quality of life, but also your life causing major health problems. Mouth breathing is caused by a number of factors, including chronic allergies, sinus trouble, or enlarged tonsils and bad habit. It is a common condition, but often overlooked and ignored. ...Read more

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Mouth Breathing (Definition)

Mouth breathing is breathing through the mouth, as opposed to breathing through your nose. Nose breathing is healthier for many reasons including (but not limited to) tooth decay, gum disease, malocclusion, sleep ...Read more


Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more