Tongue of a healthy person is sufficiently moistened with saliva, shiny and has a uniform pink color. Therefore, any language change in color or relief already talking about certain disorders in the body.
White coating on the tongue is a sign of abnormal secretory function of the stomach (often with low acidity of gastric juice). Black - overdose of antibiotics or chronic vitamin deficiency. Yellow – violation of the liver and gallbladder or eat certain foods – carrots, oranges, yellow candies, coffee. Brown plaque is a symptom of the dysfunction of the bowel and intestinal infections such as dysentery.
A thick layer of coating on the tongue, sores on the mucous membrane of the mouth and loss of appetite are a sign of gastritis or duodenal ulcers. A particularly high likelihood of this diagnosis when hungry and night pain.
Crimson – scarlet fever, stomach ulcers and duodenal ulcers, or use of products containing red dye. Redness of the tongue at the tip could be a precursor to coronary heart disease and weakness of the cardiovascular system.
Teeth marks on tongue in the morning, warn of physical fatigue and nervous exhaustion. The same symptom appears when dysbiosis and severe problems with the digestive system. Other changes the shape of the tongue, especially on the sides closer to the tip, warn about problems with my lungs.
The crease in the middle of the tongue reflects the condition of the spine. Changes can be assumed problem (or curvature pinching) in a particular Department of a backbone, especially considering that the tip of the tongue is cervical, mid – back, etc.
A marked increase and language change is a symptom of chromosomal disorders such as down's syndrome, as well as Hypo - and hyperthyroidism.
Language becomes dry due to high temperature, and a constant feeling of dry mouth appears when diabetes.
Ulcers and thickening of the tongue can occur when syphilis, tuberculosis, cancer. Cracks on the tongue may be formed in blood diseases, endocrine disorders, diseases of the kidneys.