Bad Breath during Ramadan? Here’s your Quick Fix

When you fast, bad breath gets worse.

Saliva being a natural mouthwash aids in washing bacteria and food from the mouth, creating a layer that prevents oral odours from escaping.  During your fast, there is little to no saliva at all hence these easy tips will come in handy

Floss regularly

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Flossing in the morning and right before bedtime will remove the tiny particles of food that your toothbrush cannot reach.

Drink lemon water

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Have a big glass of lemon water as the last thing at sehri and the first thing after you break your fast. The citric acid in lemon kills bacteria

Clean your tongue

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It’s equally important to keep your tongue clean, especially after a heavy iftar and sehri. Gently scrub your tongue with a tongue scraper twice daily as this will wipe off the bacterial biofilm and mucus.

 

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Natasha Rahman

Natasha Rahman is the Assistant Editor of ICE Today. She enjoys the little pleasures of life, such as food and aerobics.

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