There are a lot of reasons you could be experiencing dry mouth and throat. Environmental, physical, and physiological.
Some physical things that you can take note of are... you water intake, you should be drinking at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water daily. Look at the amount of electrolytes you are consuming to as these help you maintain actual cell hydration. That is just the MINIMUM amount of water you should be consuming as well (that's considering that you are of average weight, middle aged, without health problems). If you drink a lot of dehydrating beverages like caffinated sodas, coffee, and some tea - this could also affect your hydration. Take a look at your sodium intake too, if you intake a lot of sodium you need to drink more water and cut sodium to balance yourself back out. Another environmental thing you can look at is the quality of air in your house. Is your dryness worse in the morning? Maybe it's your...
at 7:06 AM on Jan. 12, 2011