My Wife Has Bad Breath

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Women are especially embarrassed by bad breath and go through great lengths to conceal it if they are aware that they have it. If your wife has breath odor this may be a good time to see if any of the following are true:

  • Onset of Menopause
  • Pregnancy
  • Medications
  • Periodontal disease
  • Gingivitis

Possible Causes

We seldom speak about how changes in breath odor can be caused by pregnancy and menopause.

The one thing that these 2 stages in life have in common is a sudden shift or imbalance of hormones.

If your wife is moving towards mid-life at some point she is going to experience a reduction of estrogen causing dry mouth. As we all know dry mouth is a breeding ground for germs, bacteria and bad breath. The loss of estrogen can increase the risk of periodontal disease. To relieve symptoms associated with menopause and post menopause estrogen supplements may be helpful.

During pregnancy one of the most common complaints is increased thirst, dry mouth or a

bitter metallic taste.

Increasing water intake can help curtail dry mouth which leads to increased production of oral bacteria

Expecting mothers are high risk for periodontal disease, gum disease and gingivitis.

Many women during pregnancy are calcium deficient. It is vital that good calcium levels be maintained both during pregnancy and when breastfeeding. Calcium helps reduce the risk of bone loss around the teeth and gums; and aid in preventing periodontal disease.

Research suggests that hormonal changes during pregnancy increase susceptibility to gum disease and premature births. So in this instance risking periodontal disease could be endangering the life of your baby.

Although these are not the only reasons for breath odor, they can be contributing factors and deserve consideration.

If you think you have discovered cause of your wife’s bad breath; the one thing that you do not want to do is show insensitivity. Putting your wife on the defensive may defeat your purpose. Try to avoid callously using anyone of the following phrases

  • Bad Breath
  • Breath stinks
  • Foul breath
  • Dog breath
  • Nasty breath

In Closing

If you must hit the subject head-on then show a little sympathy like that of a friend trying to give the upper hand on a topic that could be embarrassing or a health hazard.

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