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Cottonmouth and gingivitis: marijuana use and our health

¬†Cottonmouth and Gingivitis We all know that marijuana causes severe dry-mouth, also known as cottonmouth. Thanks to the article I wrote previously we also know why cannabis gives you cottonmouth. Now let’s look at a possible connection between cottonmouth and gingivitis (also called gum disease and periodontal disease in its advanced stages). Gum disease is […]

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Why cannabis gives you dry mouth or “cottonmouth”….

Have you ever wondered why using cannabis causes your mouth to go dry? This problem is typically referred to as “cottonmouth”, as it feels about the same as shoving a bunch of cotton-balls into your mouth, and then trying to lick a stamp. It was once thought that dry mouth was merely a side-effect caused […]

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