Dehydration isn’t just “not drinking enough” even if you drink plenty of liquids some could actually increase dehydration and cause tongue problems.
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, […]
Dear Tongue Sufferer, You’re stuck! You’ve visited doctor after doctor (or website after website) and they all say the same thing… your tongue problems are no problem. They’re benign… nothing serious… nothing to worry about… no treatment is necessary. So why are you still looking? Because you know deep down inside that “they” are WRONG! […]