Cannabis and Cotton Mouth

Posted by Dan Chmura on  February 21, 2020
Cannabis and Cotton Mouth Saliva plays a crucial role in the oral cavity. It helps us digest food and helps maintain a healthy balance of bacteria flora in the mouth1. A lack of this salivary flow, know as dry mouth, can lead to significant discomfort. Dry mouth has been a known side effect of cannabis use over the years1. Common side-effects of dry mouth include: Common symptoms include frequent thirst, cracked lips, sores in the
Dry Mouth Products: What one is the Best?  There is no doubt that there are plenty of options to choose from when deciding one what product to buy for dry mouth symptoms. Most of these products claim to be your next “holy-grail”, but their promises fall short when the product stops working almost immediately after use. The market is filled with solutions like lozenges, toothpastes, mouth rinses, melting capsules, and mouth sprays.We get the question,

Head and Neck Cancers

Posted by Alexandra Plante on  September 7, 2018
Head and Neck Cancers Head and neck cancers constitutes about 4% of all cancers in the United States each year. It’s estimated that every year, around 65,000 people are diagnosed with these types of cancer. There are many forms of head and neck cancers, but they are usually diagnosed within patients over the age of 50. A diagnostic of Throat cancer. After a head and neck cancer diagnosis, targeted treatments are likely the next step in

Do E-Cigarettes Cause Dry Mouth?

Posted by Alexandra Plante on  September 7, 2018
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%. Electronic e –
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