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
- Periodontal disease
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