Menopause symptoms: Four common menopausal signs that could develop in your mouth

Menopause might cause a weakness in the jaw, as well as a higher risk of osteoporosis.

Some osteoporosis medications have jaw pain as a side effect, and dental treatment can be particularly difficult for osteoporosis patients.

Meanwhile, a rare symptom of the menopause is burning mouth syndrome – a condition that causes pain on the tongue, gums, lips, and throat.

Burning mouth syndrome could even leave a metallic taste in the mouth, and cause some foods to taste different.


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