We normally associate hot flashes, weight gain or osteoporosis with menopause. But menopause also brings with it other lesser known problems such as dry mouth or the bad breath.
These problems can be more or less serious depending on hormonal changes
We explain how the estrogen is responsible for keeping our mouth hydrated, and we give you some advices So you can alleviate these symptoms.
The hormonal changes women experience when going through menopause reduces mucosal moisture, and this is the reason why many women experience dry mouth.
A dry mouth occurs when salivary glands do not produce enough saliva to keep the mouth moist, or when there is enough saliva but it is less efficient.
In itself, a dry mouth can be very uncomfortable or annoying:
For this reason, it is important to try to find a solution.