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 […]
Your Tongue as a Health Status Indicator- Tongue diagnosis has been part of alternative medicine and herbal treatment for thousands of years. The color, texture and state of your tongue give vital hints to your health often just as accurate as modern high tech tests. Here are few points which will tell you how your tongue can […]
Gluten is a sticky substance that is part of wheat that helps hold bread together. Unfortunately, many people are sensitive to it. If you have this sensitivity it is called Celiac Disease (or Sprue) and eating gluten or wheat, (and to a lesser extent Rye and other grains) can cause stomach pain and actually damage your intestines. Although not commonly associated with Geographic Tongue, there is some evidence that a sensitivity to gluten might play a part in your tongue problems.
No Steroids! Many “experts” will tell you, “Geographic tongue is a common tongue problem that normally responds to topical steroids” they often add “antifungal and antibacterial medications may be used for symptomatic cases and topical or systemic cortisone or prednisone may also be effective”. In other words, spread some steroid paste on your tongue and […]
Nope! At least that is what the Doctors say! Ask any doctor… and he will tell you that there is no cure for Geographic Tongue. Then he will hasten to add that it is “Benign”… meaning it won’t kill you. But that’s little consolation if it’s your tongue that is an ugly mass of bald patches, white rings, […]
Leona’s Solution to Geographic Tongue “Full Screen” just click the four arrow icon in the lower right corner when the video comes up to view it in full screen. To get your copy of Healthy Tongue Secrets e-Book go to: How to Order Treating and Beating Geographic Tongue and Other Tongue Problems Click Here If […]
Hairy tongue may sound like something straight out of a science fiction movie, and it does look every bit as frightening as its name suggests. However, there’s no need to be alarmed. Hairy tongue is harmless and easily treatable. Hairy tongue, or lingua villosa, is a fairly common condition that is usually caused by an […]