Xerostomia (Dry Mouth)

September 3, 2018

Xerostomia also is known as Dry Mouth is caused by lower levels or the absence salivation within the mouth. This condition can often lead to discomfort which negatively affects your ability speak, swallowing, an ability to wear dentures, producing bad breath and compromise your oral hygiene due to reducing the oral pH and an increase in bacterial growth. Persistent xerostomia can lead to severe tooth decay and oral candidiasis. Xerostomia…

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Understanding Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)

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June 20, 2018

Everyone needs saliva to keep moisture and cleanse our mouths, and to digest food. Saliva also helps prevents infection by managing bacteria and fungi within the mouth. When you are not generating enough saliva, your mouth becomes dry and uncomfortable. Fortunately, there are many treatments can assist against dry mouth, also referred to as xerostomia. What Creates Dry Mouth? Causes of dry mouth include: Side effect of particular medications ….

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What is Sjogren’s Syndrome? Dry Eyes

La sindrome di Sjogren è una malattia autoimmune che colpisce le ghiandole che sono responsabili di mantenere gli occhi, la bocca e altre parti del corpo e parti del corpo che sono umide e lubrificate Questo perché gli occhi secchi sono comuni nella sindrome di Sjogren.
July 9, 2016

Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease that affects the glands which are responsible for keeping the eyes, mouth and other parts of the body and parts of the body that are moist and lubricated This why dry eyes are common in Sjogren’s syndrome. Men and women at any age or race can develop Sjogren’s syndrome. However, it is prevalent among Caucasian women, typically beginning between the ages of 40 and…

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