5 reasons you have a dry mouth (apart from dehydration)

Did you know certain medications can also lead to dry mouth? Click for more such reasons.

Written by Tania Tarafdar | Updated : July 27, 2016 6:19 PM IST


Causes Of Dry Mouth

Yes, dry mouth could be a cause of dehydration, but it could also be a more serious condition like diabetes. We got Dr Manish Pense, a consultant at Seawoods Hospital, Mumbai to tell you the causes. So, the next time you feel your mouth going dry for an extended period, do consult your doctor.


Tobacco And Alcohol

Tobacco and alcohol: Tobacco, alcohol can also affect the salivary glands leading to the mouth going dry.


Cancer Treatments

Cancer treatments: Cancer treatments such as radiation and chemotherapy can lead to dry mouth.