86% of people experience dry mouth
If you struggle with the constant feeling of having dry mouth, you may have Xerostomia [zeer-uh–stoh-mee-uh]. Dry mouth occurs when your saliva glands are not producing enough saliva. This can make every day tasks such as eating, swallowing and speaking difficult. Normal functioning salivary glands should produce 1 liter of saliva a day.
Dry mouth can lead to problems such as:
- Bad breath
- Mouth infection
Could Medication be causing dry mouth?
Yes! over 500 over the counter medication can cause dry mouth.