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Those who suffer from more serious cases of nasal polyps or congestion may find themselves forced to breathe through their mouth which, in and of itself, is a very unhealthy practice.
Breathing through your nose is natural, and holds many benefits. On the other hand, breathing through your mouth can leave you vulnerable to such complication as:
Besides the various respiratory ailments associated with mouth breathing another possible side effect is often bad breath. Bad breath (halitosis) can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems such as nasal congestion.
Mouth breathing is often a sign of a much more serious matter that should be addressed as soon as possible. In the case of nasal congestion your best measure is to seek the aid of a doctor to begin your road to recovery.
If you have bad breath due to mouth breathing, learn more about whether nasal congestion is the cause, and what treatment options may be right for your. Our experienced ENT doctor at Houston Sinus & Allergy specializes in sinus treatment, and can provide you with the help you need, so book an assessment today.