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There can be many reasons for dry mouth. At the same time, the problem of dry mouth becomes common in summer. On the other hand, in some people this problem is serious. If you are also troubled by this problem, then you can follow these tips.
Dry mouth or xerostomia occurs when there is not enough saliva in the mouth. There can be many reasons for not producing saliva. On the other hand, this problem is common in summer. But in some people this problem becomes very serious. Today, through this article, we are going to tell you about the reason for dry mouth. Along with this, we will tell you about the measures to avoid this problem. In such a situation, if you are also troubled by this problem, then this article is for you.
There can be many reasons for dry mouth. But one of its common causes is also medicines. At the same time, age-related issues or side effects of radiation treatment for cancer can also lead to dry mouth. And in some cases it also takes the form of a disease. Which directly works to affect the salivary ducts. Due to which the mouth starts drying. One should not make the mistake of ignoring the problem of bad breath, dryness or stickiness in the mouth or sore throat etc. If you are also troubled by this problem, then you can try the remedies mentioned below.
drink plenty of water
The best way to get rid of dry mouth is to drink enough water. According to several studies, dehydration is a major contributor to dry mouth. When there is no normal flow of saliva in the mouth, then taking a sip of water helps in removing the germs in the mouth.
If you also have dry mouth, then in this situation the Indian Dental Association recommends chewing gum without sugar. During this, chewing gum for about 15 minutes can clean plaque etc. apart from food particles from the mouth. It also promotes salivation.
Briefly sucking on a sugar-free candy can relieve dry mouth. Sugar-free candies include cough drops, lozenges, and other sweets. According to a study, all patients with oral problems are advised to consume sugar-free sweets. Especially their consumption is considered good for those people, who have the problem of dry mouth or more thirst.
Alcohols are a common ingredient in mouthwash products. Although it can affect the moisture of the mouth. Gargle with an alcohol-free mouthwash to keep the mouth hydrated without inadvertently damaging it or drying it out too much.
A humidifier works by adding moisture to the room. Sometimes breathing in dry air causes dryness of the mouth. But the mouth dries less in moist air. Especially this problem is also seen while sleeping. For this, maintain moisture around you. This gives relief to dry mouth.
smoking and drinking
You can find relief from your dry mouth symptoms by cutting out smoking and alcohol. According to a report, due to long-term consumption of alcohol and smoking, it seriously affects health. During this, there is frequent thirst or dry mouth.
breathe through nose
You should breathe through your nose to avoid dry mouth symptoms. Many times the problem of dry mouth is also seen due to mouth breathing. Apart from this, breathing through the mouth can also cause many other serious diseases.
Disclaimer: The tips in this article are for general information only. Do not consider these tips and information as advice from any doctor or medical professional. In case of symptoms of any disease, do consult a doctor.
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