As Many as 70% Of Scleroderma
Patients Will Show Symptoms of
Scleroderma is an autoimmune condition that occurs when
your body produces too much collagen – and can lead to dry mouth.
Women Living with Scleroderma
Experience Dry Mouth More
Female Scleroderma patients outnumber male patients 4 to 1. Scleroderma, may damage salivary glands, which may in turn cause saliva production to drop – the result: dry mouth.
What Are Some Common
Symptoms of Scleroderma?
In addition to dry mouth, other symptoms of Scleroderma include (in no particular order):
- Swelling of hands and feet
- Hardening and thickening of skin
- Joint pain and stiffness
- Cold fingers or toes that turn red,
white, or blue
- Shiny, tight, less flexible skin
- Red spots on face and chest
RELIEVE DRY MOUTH ASSOCIATED WITH SCLERODERMA
Biotène is the #1 pharmacist, dentist and hygienist recommended brand for a dry mouth. Try using Biotène Dry Mouth Moisturizing Mouthwash for long lasting soothing relief and fresh breath.
Talk to your doctor to learn more about how to manage dry mouth symptoms from Scleroderma.