Dry Mouth

Acupuncture relieves dry mouth caused by radiotherapy for head and neck cancers

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The ancient Chinese medical practice can relieve the symptoms of dry mouth in patients undergoing radiotherapy, according to the largest trial yet to investigate this effect. Radiotherapy for head and neck cancer often produces this unpleasant and distressing side effect because patients' salivary glands are damaged by radiotherapy.

What treatment options are available for chemotherapy-related oral ulcers and dry mouth?

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What are the best treatment options for oral ulcers in patients undergoing chemotherapy? What do you recommend for dry mouth associated with chemotherapy?

How to relieve the symptoms of hyposalivation

Xerostomia is a common symptom in oncology and palliative medicine, and because it can cause distress to patients, it warrants careful attention

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