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Dry Mouth And Shaking
Could I be having anxiety attack with BP going from 114/74 to 143/92 pulse 122 shaking faint feeling dry mouth lasting more than an hour?
Get checked!: Before a diagnosis of anxiety is made, physical causes of your symptoms need to be ruled out. It is important to be sure that you don't have hypertension, thyroid problems, or other problems first, before assuming that your symptoms are due to anxiety. Please see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
On 20mg of paroxatine and got put up to 30mg 6 days ago Feel dizzy shaking cold dry mouth weird and panic took it before bed and not slept normal?
Why might I have rapid heart rate and my blood pressure goes up I experiece rapid heart beat, uncontrollable shaking, dry mouth dehydration, tired and chills and cold feeling and fear and anxiety
Visit MD: I'm a dds but you need to visit your md about your symptoms. You could be developing symptoms of acute or chronic anxiety disorder. All of the symptoms can be side effects of your body producing adreniline at times that aren't natural or when you don't need it. Tell your md about possible recent new stresses in your life. Good luck and there are meds that can help you immeditely. Good luck. ...Read more
Dry mouth: Common causes in my practice include anticholinergic side effects of medication, such as antidepressant or antihistamine meds, mouth breathing due to sinus or nasal problems, dehydration from vomiting, diarrhea, and uncontrolled diabetes. It can be caused by autoimmune diseases such as sjogren's syndrome. ...Read more
Dry mouth: Dry mouth cannot be eliminated but controlled so you don't have damage to your teeth. Drink water, avoid sodas, sugary and acidic drinks. Chew xylitol gum or candy to stimulate saliva. Avoid alcohol containing mouthwashes. Biotene, Lubricty are two products that can make your mouth feel better. ...Read more
Dry mouth: There are many conditions associated with dry mouth. It is not a disease, but a symptom of a medical disorder (e.g diabetes) or a side effect of certain medications, such as antihistamines, decongestants, pain killers, diuretics and many others. It could be a single episode and no further treatment is needed. ...Read more
Common Side Effect: Standard add/adhd medications all cause drying of the salivary system and can result in a variety of oral problems, like increased cavities and gum infections. Sip water all day, brush and floss more frequently every day and see your dentist on regular basis. ...Read more
Anxiety & xerostomia: Anxiety symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the flight or fight response which gives rise to many physiological changes include dry mouth. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can recommend appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Dry Mouth: Start by speaking to your physician if if the dosage can be reduced or if there are alternative medications that are less prone to causing dry mouth. Hydrate (drink water) as much as possible throughout the day. Minimize foods with heavy salt, sugar, acid content. There are many Biotene products designed specifically for dry mouths. ...Read more
If the dryness is new, it may be dehydration, a medication side effect, or part of an infection. If it lasts longer, work-up would consider the above options as well as others, such as a possible auto-immune or thyroid issue, or other problems.
If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more
Various medications that people take may have dry mouth as a side effect. Occasionally, stress may cause dry mouth (think how stressful it can be fo someone to be onstage and talk to a large audience, instantly dry mouth)
see your dentist or physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
No Candy!: First be sure it's the add med causing the problem. Then ask your md if it can be changed to one that is less drying. Third, use only products that are sugar free. Search google for xylitol candy and other products. Xylitol is a sweetener that does not cause tooth decay and in fact helps prevent it. That is the biggest problem with dry mouths. ...Read more
Water ; Exam: Only to a certain extent, waking up with a dry feeling in mouth is normal as we do not get hydrated during sleep. A glass of water before bedtime may help. However, waking up with a very dry mouth may be from mouth-breathing during sleep. You may be unknowingly suffering from a lack of airway or sleep apnea. As this requires exam by professionals, ask your dentist and doctor about this asap. ...Read more
Nasal obstruction: Dry mouth or "cotton mouth" usually indicates possible nasal obstruction that promotes mouth breathing. See an ENT phsycian to rule this aspect out. It can be serious enough to progress to sleep disturbances like sleep apnea that can be life shortening or life threatening. I encourage you to check it out. ...Read more
See a dentist: You need an oral exam to determine the possible causes and to develop a plan to deal with the problem. ...Read more
Xerostomia: Chronic dry mouth is called xerostomia. It can have many causes including pathology in the oral cavity or prescription drugs. See your dentist to determine the cause of your xerostomia. Chronic dry mouth can lead to tooth decay, so impeccable oral hygiene is very important for you. Cut down on sweets and do not suck on hard candy to make your mouth moist. Sugar free gum is ok. ...Read more