Cancer and Dry Mouth: Why You Shouldn’t Have to Suffer

One of the most common side effects of cancer treatments is dry mouth. With chemotherapy, dry mouth usually only occurs while a patient is undergoing treatment. Then, their dry mouth symptoms will subside once treatment is over. With radiation, however, dry mouth can persist long after treatment has ended. After undergoing such intense treatments as well as physical and emotional stress,...

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Is Bad Breath Ruining Your Social Life? Don’t Worry. There’s Hope.

We’ve all experienced halitosis, or, what is more commonly known as bad breath. Most of us wake up with it, or we eat something with garlic and try not to stand too close to anybody for the rest of the day. But that type of bad breath is easily solved with brushing your teeth, a mouth rinse, or a piece...

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Why Is Saliva So Important Anyways?

The natural production of saliva in your mouth is something you take for granted, until you don’t have it anymore. Just like being able to breathe easily or having clear vision or good hearing—these are all bodily functions we feel entitled to. But when our hearing starts to go, or we have to start wearing glasses, we realize how crucial...

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Are Your Prescriptions Causing Dry Mouth? Here’s How to Know and What to do About It.

When it comes to our health, it should be our right to have it all. We shouldn’t have to choose between keeping our lungs healthy or our heart healthy. Between having strong legs or a sharp mind. But for those of us on prescription medications, this is not the reality. Because of the side effects of many prescription drugs, we are...

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The 3 Most Common Myths About Dry Mouth

There’s a lot of information out there about dry mouth, its symptoms and its causes. Some of this information is helpful and grounded in good science. Some of it is just plain false.As dry mouth relief experts, we here at HYDRALIEF™ pride ourselves in knowing everything there is to know about dry mouth. We live it, breathe it, and think...

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