Reflux Stinks: Stomach problems could be the root of bad breath

Sure, living with the symptoms of GERD stinks, but could reflux be making your breath stink as well? As if the list of problems associated with acid reflux and heartburn weren’t long enough, one often overlooked symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is its tendency to cause bad breath, which is clinically referred to as halitosis. [Read more]

GERD And Bad Breath

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, or GERD, is a disease characterized by acid reflux that occurs two or more times per week. The most common symptom associated with this disease is heartburn, but GERD can also cause hoarseness, chronic coughing, difficulty swallowing, and bad breath. That’s right, if you have bad breath it could be a result of your digestive tract rather than your oral hygiene. [Read more]