can anxiety cause the throat to dry out too much and the saliva to become thick?
Hi Dian, thank you for asking at HealthReplies.com
Sore throat often causes discomfort, usually accompanied by complaints of itching and pain in the throat. Several causes can contribute to this complaint, including:
Dehydration, lack of body fluids Excessive AC use, associated with dry air due to the use of AC Laryngitis, can be caused by several conditions, one of which is acid reflux. Irritation Allergy physical, to the relevant support. That way the treatment plan will be more directed.
Related to your question, dry throat due to anxiety may occur but does not occur directly. This is related to the increase in stomach acid due to certain psychological conditions such as anxiety (anxiety), panic attacks, and so on. Increased stomach acid can experience reflux, causing laryngitis with dry throat.
For now you can do:
Drink plenty of water Avoid exposure to cigarettes and alcohol Manage stress and anxiety properly That's all, hope it helps