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.
There is a big difference between adrenal fatigue and adrenal failure. Adrenal failure as the word implies is a total shutting down of the adrenal glands resulting in Pigmented Tongue and/or Addison’s Disease. Adrenal Fatigue Adrenal fatigue is simply a case of overworking your adrenal glands through everything from an over use of stimulants like caffeine […]
Fissured tongue is characterized by cracks or “fissures”. It can also be called “Plicated” or “Scrotal Tongue” and many doctors will tell you that it is “normal”, “benign”, “harmless” and are much like wrinkles and therefore nothing to be worried about.But as you’ll see in a moment… that may not be entirely true… your doctor […]
For such a small part of our body it is amazing how many things can go wrong with our tongues. Many of these problems can be related to (or the cause of) a “Sore Tongue” or tongue or mouth pain. A sore tongue is generally called “Burning Tongue Syndrome” or “Burning Mouth Syndrome” (BMS) depending on […]
Pigmented tongue is primarily due to adrenal failure and a disease called Addison’s disease that results in the edges of the tongue getting black spots. This is an extremely serious disease that can result in death if not closely monitored. A proper diagnosis of this problem is essential. Adrenal function can be tested, but before […]