By: Joe Graedon November 5, 2015 9 Comments
    Beating Back Garlic Breath With Parsley

    Q. My husband has decided he should be getting garlic every day to control his blood pressure and cholesterol and protect himself against cancer. He hates taking pills or anything synthetic so I am st…

    By: Joe Graedon March 16, 2015 14 Comments
    Are Milk and Cookies Causing Bad Breath?

    Q. I have suffered from bad breath my entire life. It has caused me to be anti-social though I am a very outgoing person. All through middle school and high school, I spent a fortune on chewing gum be…

    By: Terry Graedon September 22, 2014 8 Comments
    Ketogenic Diet Leads to Acetone Bad Breath

    Q. I have been reading about the advantages of a ketogenic diet to lose weight and control blood sugar. I tried this in the past. I lost fat and felt healthy, but I had horrible acetone-smelling breat…

    By: Joe Graedon September 8, 2014 2 Comments
    Little Girl’s Bad Breath Cured by Nose Spr…

    Q. My 11-year-old daughter had terrible breath. The dentist said that it wasn't coming from her teeth and referred us to an ENT (ear nose and throat doctor). The ENT said he suspected that the small s…

    By: Terry Graedon November 15, 2012 11 Comments
    Bad Breath from Bugs in the Belly

    Q. I have taken a variety of drugs for acid reflux. If I try to stop, the heartburn comes roaring back and the pain is unbearable. I also have terrible bad breath even though I brush my teeth three ti…

    By: Terry Graedon October 24, 2011 13 Comments
    Many Causes and Cures for Bad Breath

    Bad breath (halitosis in doctorspeak) is not a topic for polite conversation. In fact even your dentist or best friend may not bring up the subject of dragon breath. Many people are painfully aware of…

    By: Joe Graedon September 1, 2011 38 Comments
    Bad Breath Cured With Antibiotics

    Q. I want to thank you because your article on a potential cause of bad breath has solved a long-standing problem of mine. No doctor was able to tell me why I had halitosis and standard tests were not…

    By: Joe Graedon October 22, 2007 63 Comments
    Bad Breath And Bugs In The Belly

    Q. I have a problem with bad breath though I brush my teeth three times a day and use mouthwash. My dentist said, "It's not your mouth, which is very clean." I have read that a stomach infection with …