Tonsillolith Removal – Removing Tonsil Stones Safely and Inexpensively
Are symptoms like sore throat, bad breath, and coughing, all of which are related to having tonsil stones or tonsilloliths, getting on your nerves? Are you facing surgery as your “only remedy” to get rid of this problem?
Surgery on your tonsils will remove the tonsilloliths but may not cure your bad breath, a fact your doctor may not share with you, or even know. Lucky for you, there are plenty of natural remedies available to remove tonsil stones permanently. Continue reading for more information.
A mouthwash called Alkalol, a saline and alkaline solution that also contains camphor, menthol, thymol, and eucalyptol along with essential oils of spearmint, wintergreen, cinnamon and pine is available for you to gargle with for effective tonsillolith removal.
Remembering to brush your teeth after each meal will also help remove tonsil stones. A small mirror, such as your dentist uses, or a hand mirror will help you locate the tonsil stones so you can gently remove them with your toothbrush. You can use a tongue scraper if you would prefer.
Increasing your water intake will slow development of and aid in tonsillolith removal. By keeping your mouth moist, you will help reduce bad odor by preventing most bacteria from forming.
Cutting dairy products out of your diet for an extended period of time can be a good idea. Dairy products contain calcium, and they tend to cause the body to create mucus, both of which can increase the growth of the tonsilloliths. Caffeine, alcohol and carbonated beverages are also off limits if you need to get rid of tonsil stones.
You can get rid of tonsil stones by coughing, flexing your throat or sneezing. When you flex your throat muscles or sneeze, a small amount of pressure is applied in the tonsillar crypts which may loosen the stone and allow it to pop out. So you are aware, the tonsil stones will have a very unpleasant smell.