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IN Health & Fitness ON 17 Dec, 2015
What would be the worst situation you can ever face? Having a bad breath? For me, it is.
If you have a bad breath, then it's probably a sign of some severe health issues that you should not avoid. Recent studies prove that your foul breath could be a sign of serious illness. Here we are providing some signs that might be helpful for you.
Ketoacidosis, also known as a fruity breath odor, is a natural way to indicate serious diabetic problems in people. If they are able to detect this off-putting breath odor, then it can help detect serious issues related to diabetes.
It's been demonstrated that some animals are able to sniff out specific diseases, such as diabetes. Now scientists are trying to develop an electronic nose for further research. Lead author of the press release states, "We have shown that it is possible to use breath tests to correctly identify lung cancer with a high sensitivity rate. The results of our study take us one step further to understand this important new technology."
Kidneys remove waste from our blood. So, if a kidney fails, our body can no longer get rid of the toxins on their own. This results in build-up of waste which is later released through our respiratory system.
A medical center in Los Angeles was set on finding if someone's bad breath could be an indicator of developing obesity. In Cedars-Sinai Medical center, they studied 792 participants and concluded that the presence of certain gases in our breath, for example methane, proves higher BMI and fat percentage in those than participants with a normal mix of gases.
The study held in 2012 reveals a non-invasive alternative to heart failure diagnosis tests. They started by using heart patients as controls for a test to find kidney failure in patient's breath. What they found was, "The control subjects had unique breath prints that may be used to detect heart failure."