How to Prevent Tonsil Stones
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Practicing good oral hygiene
The bacteria inside the mouth can help in the formation of tonsil stones by accumulating the food particles and other types of substances in the mouth.
Gargle with salt water
Salt water will prevent the accumulation of tonsil stones in your mouth as it cleans away the debris that may have accumulated. It is also a great remedy for a sore throat.
Always stay hydrated
Drink the required amount of water every day. Water can help flush the debris that gets accumulated in the tonsils and creates an ideal environment that can eliminate harmful bacteria.
Eating raw onions and cloves of garlic
Onions and garlic are two ingredients that possess antibacterial properties. Since tonsil stones are caused by a bacterial infection, garlic and onion may help prevent their accumulation.
Yogurt is also great in removing tonsil stones as it contains substances called probiotics, which help remove bad bacteria successfully.
Eating a balanced and healthy diet
To prevent the formation of tonsil stones, consume a diet that is rich in vitamins and minerals.
Frequent smoking can lead to a dry mouth and throat. For this reason, smoking can definitely trigger tonsil stone formation.