Bad Breathe

Why You Experience Bad Breath

Everyone experiences bad breathe from time to time. Bad breath accumulates when you eat strong odor food such as garlic and unions. It even occurs when you are NOT eating, hungry, or thirsty.

When you are hungry

Bad breath is more common in people who miss meals or are dieting. Chewing food increases saliva in the mouth. When you are not eating, saliva decreases and bacteria growth increases, causing bad breath.

When you are dehydrated

When you become dehydrated, you do not produce as much saliva. The reduced cleaning action of the saliva allows bacteria to grow, causing bad breath.

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