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How does stress affect burning mouth syndrome? What is the link between emotional trauma or stress and burning mouth?

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Dr. Dinh Bui
Dentistry
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In brief: Dry mouth

Stress will cause a fight or flight response from your body and thus induce a dry mouth response.
This will intensify the effect of burning mouth.

In brief: Dry mouth

Stress will cause a fight or flight response from your body and thus induce a dry mouth response.
This will intensify the effect of burning mouth.
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui
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Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dentistry

In brief: Unknown

Burning mouth is an inflammatory process governed by the body's immune system. Stress releases cortisol to the system. The steroid helps to modulate the inflammatory process (that's why Ibuprofen and others are non-steroidal anti-inflammatories).
Emotional trauma and stress are the same to the brain and adrenal system that controls your reactions to it. Increase stress, increased inflammation.

In brief: Unknown

Burning mouth is an inflammatory process governed by the body's immune system. Stress releases cortisol to the system. The steroid helps to modulate the inflammatory process (that's why Ibuprofen and others are non-steroidal anti-inflammatories).
Emotional trauma and stress are the same to the brain and adrenal system that controls your reactions to it. Increase stress, increased inflammation.
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
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