How to Handle A Dry Mouth and Throat
Dry mouth: Causes, symptoms, and treatment
What is Dry Mouth? About Saliva Saliva is an essential body fluid for protection and preservation of the oral cavity and oral functions. It is produced by the three pairs of major salivary glands and hundreds of minor salivary glands. Its value is seldom appreciated until there is not enough.
Dry Mouth: A Primary Symptom of Sjögren’s
Back to Health A to Z. A dry mouth is rarely a sign of anything serious. There are things you can do to help ease it yourself. See a GP if these don't work or you also have other symptoms.
Victorian government portal for older people, with information about government and community services and programs. Type a minimum of three characters then press UP or DOWN on the keyboard to navigate the autocompleted search results. About 10 per cent of the general population and 25 per cent of older people have dry mouth syndrome — not enough saliva in the mouth.