Advice 1: How to increase salivation

Decreased saliva production causes dry mouth, which causes tooth decay and bad breath, and can also indicate many serious diseases. To increase salivation, remove the cause and in addition use the available tools.
How to increase salivation
You will need
  • - lemon;
  • - sugar-free chewing gum;
  • juicy vegetables and fruits;
  • - infusions;
  • - candies;
  • refreshing pills;
  • - rinse.
The reason for the low secretion can be diabetes mellitus, endocrine diseases, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, of mental disorders. Therefore, consult your doctor, complete the full course of examination and get a recommendation of a specialist. Definitely need to give blood and urine for sugar, biochemical analysis, to be examined by a neurologist and a psychiatrist, to do an ultrasound of the abdomen and thyroid gland, as well as to donate blood for hormones T-3 and T-4. On the basis of surveys will prescribe the necessary treatment.
Taking certain medications can also cause dry mouth and reduce saliva production. In particular, this is facilitated by neuroleptics, tricyclic antidepressants and many other drugs. Put health care provider know about all the medicines you are taking. If cannot be waived due to the state of health, make available tools that increase salivation and help cope with dry mouth or ask the doctor to prescribe the same drugs that will not reduce saliva and cause dry mouth.
Chewing movements signal to the brain and begins to produce saliva. Therefore, chew chewing gum with mint flavor without sugar, dissolve candies, refreshing drops, drink plenty of fluids.
Do not eat salty, spicy and fatty foods. Include in the diet of juicy fruits and vegetables, drink water with lemon.
Between meals, rinse your mouth with mouthwashes or herbal extracts: chamomile, sage, calendula.
Brush your teeth 2-3 times a day, because if not, the saliva washes the mouth is developing tooth decay and can cause cracks in the mucous membranes, in cases which arise dangerous complications.
But all these activities only will help to minimize discomfort. Adequate therapy of the underlying disease may be prescribed only by a doctor.

Advice 2: Causes of increased salivation

Increased salivation or hypersalivation is a disturbing Wake-up call that the internal condition of the body deteriorated. In most cases, severe diseases of internal organs can be recognized at an early stage due to this symptom.
Causes of increased salivation

Disease when excessive salivation

Healthy human saliva not more than 2 mg at 10 min, a total of approximately 2 liters per day. Usually it is a reaction to the smell of food. Reduction of saliva occurs during sleep. The body begins to secrete increased amount of saliva at the diseases connected with the following organs and systems:

Gastro-intestinal tract. The human stomach is exposed every day to test: hot and spicy food, Smoking, alcohol. The result is ulcers, gastritis, tumors, pancreatitis. In these diseases diseased organ secretes saliva reflex.

The oral cavity. Saliva is actively secreted in the occurrence of stomatitis, tonsillitis, gingivitis. Dentists recommend that after you have accurately diagnosed the saliva produced by "sick" bodies, to spit, to bacteria contained in saliva, are not echoed on to the healthy organs.

Vagus nerve. Irritation of this nerve occurs with constant nausea or frequent vomiting. This gastritis, meningitis, increased cranial pressure, encephalitis, Parkinson's disease.

Facial paralysis. In this case, the patient is constantly flowing saliva from the corner of the mouth paralyzed part of the face.

The intake of certain medications are also able for some time to increase salivation. This "Muscarin", "Glycoside", "Pilocarpine", "Physostigmine".

Standard cases of increased salivation

Don't worry if you increased the amount of saliva:

- after a good healthy sleep;
- in women during menopause and during high tides;
- after severe stress;
- when hormonal changes the body adolescents.
- during pregnancy;
- after installation of dental prostheses;
- after Smoking.

Methods of dealing with increased salivation

If the problem bothers salivation periodically, you can try to handle it by yourself. You can begin the healing mouth rinse decoction of chamomile, St. John's wort, nettle, oak. Brew and drink tea instead of soothing fees herbs. They can be purchased at a pharmacy or make it yourself. You can review your daily menu to avoid spicy, fatty and very salty food. If after 2-3 weeks of treatment there is no expected result, it is necessary to consult a doctor. First to the dentist and if the cause is not found, then it is advisable to be examined by a therapist and neurologist.
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