9 Surprising Facts Your Tongue Can Reveal About Your Health

 Your tongue actually has a bigger purpose than merely facilitating taste and allowing you to lick foods.

It serves as a window to any deficiencies you might have, and it may physically manifest symptoms of various major underlying diseases.

However, it remains one of the most neglected organs of our bodies.

You will be surprised at the number of things your tongue might suddenly reveal, once you know what to look for.

1. Bright red tongue — indicates to an infection in the body. Initially, only the tip of the tongue is red, and then the redness is transferred through the entire tongue, which shows inflammation of the blood.

2. Red color on the tongue’s sides — is a sign of excessive consumption of spices and fatty foods, alcohol, and occurs in people who have irritable bowel syndrome.

3. Blue tongue — is a sign of cyanosis, lack of oxygen in the body. It you experience such symptom you should immediately seek medical attention. It occurs when there is a disruption of the blood, heart failure and other factors.

4. Black tongue — it occurs rarely and is a sign of an illness. It is most often a birth defect and is constant. However, black color of the tongue can occur when the tongue accumulates a lot of bacteria. In that case the tongue first gets yellow, brown, and finally black color.

5. Yellow tongue — is extremely rare occurrence and it can indicate to a jaundice.

6. Purple tongue — is a sign of years of inflammation and may occur when there is a lack of vitamin B2 and in women who have heavy menstrual cycles.

7. Peeled tongue — it could mean that the body is completely exhausted and without energy, and can be an indicator of allergy and autoimmune diseases.

8. Pale tongue — may indicate to a problem with the digestive organs, feeling of cold, fatigue.

9. Dry tongue — indicates anemia and can cause problems with insomnia, memory loss, anemia, cracked lips and other.

9 Surprising Facts Your Tongue Can Reveal About Your Health 9 Surprising Facts Your Tongue Can Reveal About Your Health Reviewed by Admiin Artikulo on May 18, 2018 Rating: 5
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