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Serious Effects of Mouth BreathingUpdated a year ago

Why you shouldn’t be mouth breathing:

    Are you aware that your mouth-breathing habit can seriously affect your health? Recent studies from the American Academy of Otolaryngology suggest that more than half of all adults and even more kids suffer from mouth breathing. This seemingly innocuous habit can have far-reaching consequences, affecting your cardiovascular system, metabolism, posture, dental health, sleep, emotional well-being, and more. Just look at these shocking stats that show why it’s so important to kick the mouth-breathing habit:

- It can lead to long-term depression, anxiety, and postural problems.
- During exercise, mouth breathing can cause quick and shallow breaths, elevated heart rate, reduced oxygen absorption, and dehydration.
- 79.2% of people who mouth breathe are more likely to suffer from asthma, allergies, and other respiratory issues.
- Dry mouth, gum disease, and tooth decay are all linked to excessive inhalation of air.
- Snoring, shallow sleep, and insomnia.
- Risk of respiratory diseases increases.
- Headaches due to oxygen deprivation become more common.
- Memory problems, poor digestion, and high blood pressure can all result.
- Low oxygen levels in the brain are also a risk. 

    Mouth breathing can seriously affect your health, so it’s important to be aware of the risks and take steps to prevent it. 

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