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Kimberley76

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Posted: 20 Feb 2013, 16:00
here's a topic no one wants to face but I have to ask! anyone else encountered some awful STANK breath in ketosis? I've heard it could happen but yuck! lol hope i'm not alone as I didn't have this problem before! been sucking on lemon peels and doing what I can but GOSH~!! I can TASTE it! feedback please! <3
micki13

Joined: Aug 12
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Posted: 20 Feb 2013, 16:20
my breath isn't too bad (I hope!Bit paranoid about that, but nobody complained-yet..) but I have a metallic taste in my mouth. I have three packets of sugar-free gum in my bag, in different flavours..and I chew on mint leaves, which is great for freshening the mouth and getting rid of unpleasant odours. So is Parsley, by the way.
BBD5

Joined: Oct 12
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Posted: 20 Feb 2013, 16:34
LOL LOL.. YOU'RE NOT ALONE! yes, I have experienced the bad breath in ketosis several times... It's very unpleasant and can be embarrassing I can brush and clean my tongue all day and night but it's still there (lol lol lol ) .. I just chew the Extra Sugar Free Gum just to get a pleasant taste in my mouth for the time being. Wink
Only thing good about that is when I'm going thru this phase I know the fat burning process is in FULL EFFECT! Very Happy

Kimberley76

Joined: Feb 13
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Posted: 20 Feb 2013, 16:37
yaaaaaayyyy! I sooooooo <3 ya'll!!! i'd be happy to talk to ya's lol! Wink I feel better already! THANK YOU!!!!
May24

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Posted: 20 Feb 2013, 17:46
What is that metal taste in the mouth. I have it all the time and it drives me crazy. Now I am self conscious that it also smells bad.
Kimberley76

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Posted: 20 Feb 2013, 22:19
i'm thinking it's the vitamins really. also my MIL went through ketosis long ago and told me she experienced halitosis and also smelly urine :/ yuk :/
but i'm really not gonna stress it...mini altoids if it gets horrible!
micki13

Joined: Aug 12
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Posted: 21 Feb 2013, 05:55
It's the ketones you're breathing out that are smelly... and peeing out. A by-product of Ketosis. They are released when the body burns fat.
fatbiblelove...

Joined: Aug 12
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Posted: 21 Feb 2013, 07:07
I wondered why the water I am drinking tastes metallic , now I understand why! Thank you guys.
Kimberley76

Joined: Feb 13
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Posted: 21 Feb 2013, 15:13
it seems yucky lol but it feels better to know ya'll are stinky with me! lol Wink
Mokakiss

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Posted: 21 Feb 2013, 17:29
You're definitely not alone! My husband cannot stand the smell of my dragon breath and he can smell it even when I hold my breath! I can't tell when I have it...no bad taste or metallic taste in my mouth...which is REALLY bad since I don't know when I actually have bad breath! Good news is that it comes and goes. I eat mini altoids to mask it if I'm going to be interacting with people! I'll have to try chewing on mint leaves....haven't tried that.
Kimberley76

Joined: Feb 13
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Posted: 21 Feb 2013, 19:37
same here! hey only the peeps that really love us will be this honest! Wink <3 hope you're feeling great!Smile



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