Death is inevitable — and there are dozens of different ways it could happen. There’s a lot we can do to try to extend our lives, like eating right and staying away from harmful substances. But it would sure be nice to know how much time you have left.
Your body and your surroundings have a strange way of dropping subtle hints you’re probably going to die soon. Here’s what to watch out for — and how to (maybe) grant yourself some extra time.
Bad breath could mean something more serious than needing a breath mint after a particularly garlic-saturated entree. According to Mayo Clinic, it could also signal that you have an underlying condition — a possibly fatal one. Metabolic disorders, sinus infections, GERD, and even some forms of cancer have all been known to cause bad breath in some people.
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