Massage can play an important role in helping to manage the symptoms of many chronic illnesses. Individuals with Sjorgens Syndrome may benefit from using facial massage as it stimulates the exocrine glands of the face -- the Parotid, Submandibular, Sublingual, and Lacrimal glands.
Burning mouth in Sjogren's.. tongue tingling burning feeling in whole mouth loss of taste, weird metallic taste in mouth etc. In SS, decreased exocrine gland function leads to the "sicca complex", a combination of dry eyes and dry mouth. An exocrine gland is not simply water. It is made up of complicated combinations of material for a particular task. For example tears are to lubricate, prevent bacteria and remove dirt and dust. So it is not just a matter of replacing water in the diet.
Authentic Indian Sweets - Kheer, Rasgulla, Mysore Pak
Authentic Indian Sweets – An ecstasy for the tongue The overflowing plate of dessert arrives and you look at it greedily, your exocrine glands release a flood of saliva which you quickly gulp. You wait impatiently for the others at the table to begin and then you dig in and place a generous scoop in your mouth. The taste buds on your tongue tingle and sizzle and you experience a sensory pleasure so intense, that it borders on ecstasy.
Last week's #MysteryAnatomy structure was the sebaceous gland. Sebaceous glands are microscopic exocrine glands in the skin that secrete an oily substance called sebum. The purpose of sebum is to lubricate and waterproof the skin and hair of mammals. In humans, sebaceous glands are ubiquitous on the face and scalp. However, they are common on all parts of the skin... Learn more @ https://www.facebook.com/biologycoachonline/