You know that feeling when you think you have bad breath but no one is telling you? Then the worst part is you can’t smell it yourself! So frustrating. Why is that?
According to BreathMD,
it could be that we became so accustomed to smelling our own breath that we simply don’t notice its odor anymore—similar to the way we can’t detect our own “house smell.” This kind of habituation doesn’t just inure us to unpleasant aromas, it also leaves our noses free to focus on unfamiliar odors in our environment that could alert us to danger.
Wow. Very interesting. I like that it’s almost like a human super power to protect from enemies. So next time you’re not sure about your breath just pop a mint and hope for the best.
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