This troublesome complaint affects millions of people and has fuelled a thriving industry. Strict oral hygiene and natural remedies usually provide relief; if bad breath persists, careful dental or medical detective work can often uncover a correctable underlying cause.
What it is
Bad breath, halitosis, can often be traced back t smoking,drinking alcohol or eating foods notoriou for their lingering odours, including garlic, onion and anchovies. Sometimes th condition may become chronic and be caused by an underlying medical condition.
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