How to Ease Dry Mouth While Undergoing Cancer Treatment
Dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, is a common condition that occurs when there is not enough saliva in the mouth. This can cause discomfort and a range of symptoms, such as bad breath and difficulty swallowing. In this article, we will discuss how you can ease dry mouth symptoms during your cancer treatments.
Understanding Dry Mouth
Dry mouth can occur due to a variety of reasons, including dehydration, aging, certain medications, and medical conditions such as diabetes and Sjögren’s syndrome. Cancer treatments such as radiation therapy and chemotherapy can also cause dry mouth.
Causes of Dry Mouth During Cancer Treatment
Radiation therapy and chemotherapy of the head and neck can damage the salivary glands, leading to a decrease in saliva production. This can cause discomfort and lead to other symptoms, such as mouth sores, tooth decay/loss, and difficulty swallowing.
Symptoms of dry mouth can include:
- Dry, sticky feeling in the mouth
- Thick or stringy saliva
- Difficulty chewing, swallowing, or speaking
- Mouth sores
- Bad breath
- Cracked lips
- Tongue and throat dryness
There are several things you can do during your daily routine to alleviate dry mouth symptoms:
- Stay Hydrated
- Avoiding Certain Foods and Drinks
- Using a Humidifier
- Chewing Sugar-Free Gum or Candy
- Using Lubricity Dry Mouth Oral Spray
What is Lubricity Dry Mouth Oral Spray?
Lubricity Oral Spray is a sugar-free, gluten-free, and alcohol-free spray that provides long-lasting relief from dry mouth symptoms. It contains hyaluronic acid, which is naturally found in the body and helps to lubricate and moisturize the mouth, soft tissues, and joints.
How Does Lubricity Dry Mouth Oral Spray Work?
Lubricity Oral Spray works by forming a protective film in the mouth, which helps to keep the mouth moist and lubricated. It provides long-lasting relief from dry mouth symptoms for up to 4 hours and can be. used after meals and before bed. Lubricity should be used consistently for 72 hours for maximum effectiveness.
Benefits of Lubricity Dry Mouth Oral Spray
- Provides long-lasting relief from dry mouth symptoms
- Helps to prevent tooth decay and other dental problems
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