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Dry Mouth: What Causes It and How to Relieve It

Dry Mouth What Causes It and How to Relieve It

Having a dry mouth occasionally after making a speech or exercising vigorously is not a cause for concern, but a chronically dry mouth can be the sign of an underlying medical problem.  It can also make life miserable by causing cracked lips, sores on the tongue, burning and tingling sensations in the mouth, difficulty chewing and swallowing, difficulty speaking, bad breath, dental cavities, and gum disease.  If you suffer from dry mouth, it’s important to learn the cause and seek treatment if necessary. Read more