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Suffering From REALLY Bad Breath? You May Have Tonsil Stones!

Removing them is such a relief!

Most of us have our bad breath days that can be easily remedied by brushing teeth or gargling with mouthwash. But some have developed stinking breath that seems chronic and we feel for these people – there’s nothing like foul breath to make one avoid talking to people and cowering in embarrassment. If you happen to suffer from repeated bouts of tonsillitis and you have breath so foul that no amount of brushing, washing, or dietary changes have worked, have your doctor check you for tonsil stones.

More common among people who often suffer from tonsillitis, these stones (also called tonsillolith) are wedged in holes that developed in the tonsils. These tonsil crypts can accumulate food, dead cells, and bacteria that can solidify with the help of extra calcium deposits.

These stones will stick in tonsils and can stay there without you knowing.

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So imagine having these stones lurking in your tonsils for YEARS. Imagine the stench it will produce everytime you open your mouth.

Aside from bad breath, tonsil stones can also cause pain and ear infections. The bigger the stones get, the more problematic it will be.

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There are two ways to remove these pesky stones. If they are close to the skin surface, you can actually remove them yourself using toothbrush or cotton swab. Some recommend gargling hard with salt water to remove them.

Press gently on the stones until they come off.

Source: Mirror UK

If it’s in too deep or too painful, let the doctor or a dentist remove them instead. They can recommend a procedure called tonsillectomy, which removes the tonsils and adenoids.

You can prevent having tonsil stones and save yourself the embarrassment of having foul breath. Good oral hygiene is a must, so you need to brush teeth regularly and gargle with mouthwash or salt water. You also need to stop smoking and drink lots of water.

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This Is How Much Data The World Generates and Consumes Every Minute

This is how much data is generated every day!

Everyone knows that technology has advanced exponentially since time immemorial. Heck, with its rate, it will not be a surprise if real teleportation happens one day. Truth is, as technology advances, so does data generation - and the numbers involved are simply astonishing.

In the last two years alone, humanity was able to create ninety percent of the entire data in the world. So just imagine how much more can be achieved in the next three to five years! It is simply remarkable.

Advancements in internet technology further improved the data usage of people.

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You May Already Have Thalassophobia, But You Just Don’t Know It Yet

Fear of what lurks within…

Fearing the unknown depths of the sea or any other body of water is something that a lot of people have. This is not surprising, especially for those who don’t know how to swim. But do you know that there’s actually a name for such fear? It’s called Thalassophobia and it is described as persistent fear of large bodies of water and whatever that is lurking within their depths.

Now some people are not even aware that they have this condition. So how do you know you have Thalassophobia? It’s certainly more than just being afraid of swimming in the deep. Here are some signs that you are afflicted with this phobia.

1) Deep water makes you nervous.

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‘It Didn’t Vanish Without a Trace,’ Scientist Explains Mystery of Bermuda Triangle

Scientist says the Bermuda Triangle is no more or less dangerous than any other area open sea or airspace in the world.

There’s a certain area in the world where countless ships and planes were reported to have vanished mysteriously- the Bermuda Triangle or also called as the “Devil’s Triangle.” However, a scientist revealed there’s been an explanation over the disappearances all along.

Stretching over 700,000km of sea from Puerto Rico to Florida and the island of Bermuda in the North Atlantic Ocean, the Bermuda Triangle has long been a big puzzle. Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, an Australian scientist explained there is no mystery to solve because the incidents were likely caused by human error.

In the past 100 years the Bermuda Triangle has claimed at least 1,000 human lives, 20 planes and 50 ships.

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