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What helps a dry mouth and throat?
Last Updated: 17th January, 2020
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Similarly, you may ask, what causes a dry mouth and throat?
Dry mouth can be due to certain healthconditions,such as diabetes, stroke, yeast infection (thrush) inyourmouth or Alzheimer's disease, or due to autoimmunediseases,such as Sjogren's syndrome or HIV/AIDS. Snoring andbreathing withyour mouth open also can contribute to drymouth.Tobacco and alcohol use.
Also, how do you keep your mouth moist? Drink water frequently to keep your mouthmoistand loosen mucus. Carry water with you to sip throughouttheday and keep water by your bed at night.Suck onsugar-free hard candies, ice chips, or sugar-free popsicles.Chewsugarless gum (gums containing thesugarxylitol).
Just so, what is a natural cure for dry mouth?
Chew on it For a simple–and tasty!–drymouthtreatment, try chewing sugar-free gum or sucking onsugar-freehard candies, suggests Dr. Messina. Both can helpstimulate theflow of saliva, especially citrus, cinnamon,ormint-flavors.
Why is my throat so dry even after drinking water?
The dryness in your throat may simply be asignthat you haven't had enough to drink. Whenyou'redehydrated, your body doesn't produce as much of the salivathatnormally moistens your mouth and throat. Dehydrationcanalso cause: dry mouth.