Doctor Eric Berg has some great information about adrenal fatigue, which I’ve talked about before. But he also talks about Iodine deficiency. Remember iodine deficiency can be related to thyroid problems, weight problems, sluggishness, brain fog, depression, fatigue, menstrual issues, cancer, fibro-cysts, prostate issues and of course tongue issues like beefy tongue, and scalloped tongue.
A “Scalloped Tongue” is a condition where it appears that the tongue has indentations or “tooth marks” around the edges. It is also called “Crenulated tongue”, “Crenated Tongue” or “Pie Crust Tongue”. In “doctorese” it is referred to as lingua indentata.
Beefy tongue is a condition where the tongue enlarges and “feels too big for your mouth”. It can be associated with hypothyroidism i.e. a condition where the thyroid doesn’t produce enough thyroxin.
Dehydration isn’t just “not drinking enough” even if you drink plenty of liquids some could actually increase dehydration and cause tongue problems.
See the “What is a Geographic Tongue?” video here. This is Tim McMahon, when he was in his 20’s, he developed an intestinal problem called Crohn’s disease. It got so bad that he couldn’t eat because of the pain. Needless to say, he lost a lot of weight. He went from a healthy athletic 130 […]