Do E-Cigarettes Cause Dry Mouth?

Do E-Cigarettes Cause Dry Mouth? If you’ve been in any public space, a new trend is clearly becoming very prevalent in the adult population: using e-cigarettes.  They are probably less harmful than tobacco smoking, but they come with various side effects. In a study more than half of the participants reported some side effects which they attributed to e-cigarette use. The most common were dry mouth and throat which contributed to 38%. Many e-cigarettes use […]

The Famous ESPN Reporter with Sjogren’s Syndrome

The Famous ESPN Reporter with Sjogren’s Syndrome When you’re one of the country’s top sports reporters for a constantly booming company like ESPN, there is never a dull moment. Being busy and always on-the-go is a lifestyle, and sometimes it’s hard to take a step back and evaluate your health. This was the exact challenge that famous ESPN reporter, Jeannine Edwards, faced during her career. At 54 years old, Edwards just recently ended her wonderfully […]

What to Use for Dry Mouth

What to Use for Dry Mouth Dry mouth can be found in 25% of the population. It is caused by a variety of conditions, including diabetes, cancer treatments, prescription and OTC drugs, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, sleep apnea, HIV/AIDs, and many more. Untreated dry mouth can lead to other health issues like tooth decay and trouble eating, sleeping, and talking. In the past, dry mouth relief has not been easy to come by. Drug stores carry mouthwashes, […]

Sjogren’s Syndrome Relief

Sjogren’s Syndrome Relief Sjogren’s Syndrome was first described in 1933 by Henrik Sjögren, after whom it is named. It is a systemic autoimmune disease. Over 4 million people in the United States suffer from Sjogren’s, making it the most common autoimmune disease in the country. Over 90% of Sjogren’s sufferers are female, and there is no evidence that the disease occurs in only one specific race. There is currently no cure for the disease. Those […]

Cancer Treatments & Dry Mouth

Cancer Treatments & Dry Mouth Chemotherapy is known to change the appetite in many of its patients, and many have difficulty being able to hold down solid food. When this side effect subsides, it’s important for the individual to remain well-nourished throughout their cancer treatments in order to wield the best results. But there’s a problem: many people experience dry mouth during treatment, making it difficult to swallow, eat and even talk. This symptom can […]