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7 Common Causes of Dry Mouth

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Do you suffer from a constant pasty, dry mouth?

Most times, dry mouth is due to something simple, like dehydration or weather. However, if you’re constantly plagued with dry mouth regardless of the season and how much fluids you drink, it could be a sign of a more serious condition—such as Crohn’s or another autoimmune disease.

Here are the seven most common causes of that dry, pasty mouth…

1. Medications

Medications—such as certain chemotherapy drugs to treat cancer—are linked to dry mouth. However, the most common culprits as far as drugs are antihistamines and anti-depressants. If your prescriptions are causing dry mouth, talk to your doctor about swapping to another medication.

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