Cellphone Use Linked to Excess Saliva

A recent study shows a link between heavy cellphone use and saliva production. Scientists at the Vidhya Shikshan Prasark Mandal’s Dental College and Research Centre in India have found that the gland responsible for saliva production is larger in people who talk a lot on cellphones. Patrick Jones has the juicy details in this Buzz60.

Cellphone Use Linked to Excess Saliva

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wchi wink
.3 years ago

guess thats why people can talk SO much over the phone!

Laura S.
Laura S.3 years ago

Another video? A warning that I was only going to get a video would have been appreciated.

paul m.
paul m.3 years ago


John B.
John B.3 years ago

Thanks Chris for the video. Interesting.

Ron B.
Ron B.3 years ago

So, yakking excessively ( and loudly) on a cell phone can make you look like a drooling idiot? So what else is new? I wonder what other kinds of growths cell phone radiation might be encouraging...

Nimue Pendragon
Nimue Pendragon3 years ago

Good grief.

Jeremy S.
Jeremy S.3 years ago

An interesting story. You know, though, the cell phone that woman is holding is the spitting image of one I used to own...

Vicky Pitchford
Vicky P.3 years ago

lol, I think that's talking too much in general, cell phone or not

Benoit W.
Benoit W.3 years ago

Sleep with cellphone on is bad for sleeping too...light sleep vs deep sleep

Mary L.
Mary L.3 years ago

Wow. I only use about 100 minutes a month on a cell phone. Yet my dentist has to keep the suction going when working in my mouth, because of my saliva production. I don't think the two are cause and effect in my case.