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Bad Breath

S: 12st0lb C: 10st6lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 25.1 Loss: 1st8lb(13.1%)
#3
I agree. My mouth genuinely tastes like someone has died in there! Even when I have brushed my teeth it seems to come back within the hour. Thank god my OH is away at the moment that's all I can say xx
 

Caz

Slimming down the aisle
S: 19st1.5lb C: 18st6.8lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 38.2 Loss: 0st8.7lb(3.25%)
#4
That's what happens when you're in ketosis, bad breath is just one of the side effects
 

Squee

Full Member
S: 19st2lb C: 19st2lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 40.7 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#6
I'm doing Atkins, but no one has noticed a bad smell around!
My mouth generally tastes like something has died in there - a combination of smoking and a medication-induced bad taste. I've had worse. You get used to anything in time!
 
#7
I've heard that one reason for bad breath when dieting is dehydration. Even if you're drinking a ton of fluids, your body is losing A LOT of water, which dries your mouth out.

I hear it should get better over time, as your body chemistry adjusts and rebalances itself. :)

:heartpump:

Mandy
 


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