Common symptom of menopause is oral discomfort

    Many women don't realize a common symptom of menopause is oral discomfort...pain, burning, dry mouth, and sensitive gums.

    This is probably due to a decline in estrogen. It may also be seen in women taking the estrogen blocker, tamoxifen (Nolvadex).

    The oral mucosa can be sensitive to estrogen...similar to the vaginal mucosa.

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