Thursday April 24, 2014 – Thursday April 24, 2014
3949 S. 700 E.
This symptom is very common and is often seen as a side effect of many types of medication. It is more common in older people (mostly because this group tend to take several medications) and in persons who breathe through their mouths (mouthbreathing). Dehydration, radiotherapy involving the salivary glands, and several diseases can cause hyposalivation or a change in saliva consistency and hence a complaint of xerostomia. Sometimes there is no identifiable cause, and there may be a psychogenic reason for the complaint.
Come and learn more
When: Thursday, April 24th at 6:30 pm
Where: Fortis College
Presenter: Sandra Wilkie