Health Issues/Symptoms Connections
Below you will find various relationships to the concept of and potential clinical approaches for halitosis (bad breath). It is critical to appreciate that in Chinese Medicine (and most related systems), treatment for "halitosis (bad breath)" is rarely designed with the resulting "halitosis (bad breath)" exclusively in mind.
For non-practitioners, we recommend reading treating the "cause" and not the "symptoms" for more on the overall approach and the importance of the TCM diagnostic system in formulating treatment approaches.
Within TCM, "halitosis (bad breath)", is potentially related to the following diagnostic pattern - stomach fire among many other possibilities and/or layered combinations.