Xerostomia

Xerostomia

Natural ways to treat, without Medicine and without any Side-effect (XVII)

In recent times Xerostomia (dry mouth) has been reported as a symptom of Covid-19.

What is Xerostomia?

Xerostomia occurs when the virus attacks the oral linings in mouth, resulting in insufficient saliva secretion and dry mouth condition. Saliva plays a very important part in the breakdown and swallowing of food and keeps our teeth and gums strong. Dry mouth condition risks the chances of mouth, teeth and gum infections.

Symptoms

  • Difficulty in chewing, swallowing or speaking
  • Dry and burning sensation in mouth and throat
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Cracked lips
  • Dry tongue
  • Foul smell from mouth

At our `Monisha’s Mantra`, we treat dry mouth condition by focusing on healthy lifestyle and dietary changes in following manner, without using Medicine and without any Side-effect.

  • Drink lots of water because dehydration is one of the major causes of dry mouth condition
  • Reduce alcohol intake because alcohol is a diuretic which can lead to dehydration
  • Stop eating spicy acidic foods and caffeinated drinks like tea, coffee and aerated beverages
  • Stop smoking and chewing tobacco
  • Practice Sitakari pranayama, 4 times daily

Sujok Therapy

1. Color Therapy –find the corresponding painful point of mouth on the inner side of thumb with a diagnostic probe. Color the point yellow.

2. Seed Therapy –on the corresponding point of mouth on the thumb, apply dried green pea (vatana) with adhesive tape.

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