Experiencing a burning sensation in your mouth or on your tongue without? hot food? to blame? there is a condition that can cause your mouth to burn for no apparent reason.
Burning mouth syndrome, or burning tongue syndrome, is an annoyingly painful problem that may have you feeling a scalding sensation without a source for its cause.
This painful burning sensation may linger for a long time, be constant or come and go. In many cases, the burning builds during the day and dies down at night. The group most commonly afflicted are middle to older aged women.
Your burning mouth or tongue syndrome might come with other symptoms on top of a burning sensation, such as:
bad taste ~ bitter, metallic
tongue tip tingling
numbness, tingling in your mouth
possible causes of your burning mouth or tongue include:
hormonal changes ~ menopause
dentures ~ ill-fitting, material allergy
dry mouth ~ sj?gren? s syndrome, diabetes
, thyroid problems
for many, the exact cause of their burning sensation symptoms isn? t found.
Your mouth burning treatment may depend on the cause of symptoms, provided you can discover this. Thus, treating underlining cause usually resolves your burning symptoms.
Otherwise, unidentified cause for burning mouth or tongue syndrome treatment is geared toward associated pain
relief. Some natural healthy ideas that may assist in this challenge:
suck on ice
no alcohol, tobacco
chew sugarless gum
avoid hot, spicy foods
brush with baking soda and water
use capsaicin (hot pepper) mouth rinses
do not use alcohol containing mouthwashes
reduce consumption of acidic foods ~ citrus.