As humans, we’re fortunate enough to have two methods of respiration - through our noses, and through our mouths. However, not all breathing is created equal. As it turns out, breathing through our noses is the far superior method of respiration.
Think back to when you woke up this morning. How did you feel? Did you feel fresh and rejuvenated? Or did you wake up with a (literal) bad taste in your mouth? If you started your day by waking up with a dry throat, bad breath, and a mouth full of saliva and plaque, you are likely one of the many individuals who suffer from xerostomia – better known as dry mouth.
Long-term symptoms of waking up with a dry throat after sleeping include changes in your sense of taste, a grooved tongue, oral health problems, and difficulty chewing, swallowing and digesting. It can also cause cracks and cuts on your lips – ouch!
Think your daily ailments may be the result of dry mouth? Keep reading to discover the dangers of untreated xerostomia, and how to prevent yourself from getting a dry mouth while sleeping.
Mouth taping at night is not just a fad started by biohackers and yogis. It has benefits founded in concrete science that we should all be taking advantage of. Uncover the six key health benefits of mouth taping while you sleep, and how you can safely get started with mouth taping.