How to Prevent Tonsil Stones

how to prevent tonsil stones

Commonly referred to as tonsilloliths, tonsil stones occur when food particles, dead cells, bacteria, mucus and minerals solidify and stick within the tonsil crevices at the back of the throat. The stones are normally pale yellow in color and cause severe bad breath (halitosis), difficulty in swallowing, sore throat and coughing. They are common in people who suffer from chronic tonsillitis of tonsil inflammation, and may keep recurring even after treatment or removal by surgery (Read  How to Get Rid of Tonsil Stones at Home). It is thus vital to understand how to prevent tonsil stones in order to avoid or limit their occurrence. Some of the preventive measures that you need to put into consideration include:

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