Have you ever had a conversation where you were talking closely with someone and thought to yourself that the other person’s breath was terrible? That person was a victim of bad breath and, more likely than not, it has happened to you too. Bad breath, or halitosis, can be embarrassing and, in some cases, may cause anxiety. It’s the reason that store shelves are stocked full of gum, mints, mouthwashes and other products designed to fight bad breath. Many of these products are only temporary measures because they don’t address the cause of the problem. Continue reading to discover the causes of bad breath and how you can solve the problem once and for all.