Eyes are a mirror of the soul, but the tongue may be an indicator of internal health, and with almost absolute precision it can tell what the state of the internal organs is, as well as the origin and stage of development of certain diseases. Doctors often warn: “You can feel good and then suddenly lose your strength. In fact, all the time your tongue signals this!”
We will tell you why it is necessary to pay attention to the shape, color and plaque of the tongue, and what possible problems are evidenced by these or other changes in tongue, taste and speech. Discover who the “enemy” is by tongue!
Diagnosis by tongue
Tongue has long been considered an indicator of the health of internal organs and systems, and sometimes its characteristic changes occur much earlier than other signs of the disease. This is well known in the East and introduces this seemingly unusual but very effective method of early detection of pathologies – diagnostics of tongue diseases.
Eastern doctors are convinced that tongue is directly related to the heart. And the condition of a person is determined not only by the type of tongue but also by the words we say. The body, however, is an integral system, and the condition of the heart has a direct effect on other organs.
According to ancient Chinese medicine, for the condition of different organs of our body, the corresponding sections in the tongue: the tip of the tongue corresponds to the upper body and the organs located in that area, the lateral parts of the tongue are responsible for the middle part of the body, the base of the tongue – the lower part of the body.
That is why certain organ diseases inevitably make clear changes in the tongue. According to eastern doctors, the tongue begins to signal a possible illness about a day or two before the affected organs begin to show symptoms.
The best time to diagnose is morning on an empty stomach. Foods, beverages, medicines, tobacco can change the color of the plaque by introducing inaccuracies in the diagnosis process. During the review, you should open your mouth wide, pull your tongue, but do not stretch it, as it distorts its shape and color.
Purple color tongue can be talked about poisoning accompanied by fever, severe infectious disease or severe pneumonia. Malin ‘tongue is talking about scarlet fever in children. A dark red or dark purple hue indicates that the body may have poisoning with salts of heavy metals, fungi, and may also talk about kidney failure.
Keep in mind that the red color of the tongue can be provoked by eating a food containing red pigment. So before you worry, remember if you did not eat that day, for example beets.
Darkening the upper and lower tongue surfaces will tell you about cardiovascular failure long before a heart problem occurs. Such tongue staining can indicate blood circulation and cardiopulmonary insufficiency.
Purple tongue speaks of a serious pathology of the heart and lungs, but terrible black tongue is a sign of cholera.
The pale tingling of the tongue may indicate a problem with the gall bladder and the liver. Very pale tongue speaks of anemia and severe exhaustion of the body.
A smooth, shiny, bright red surface of the tongue may be caused by the atrophy of its papillae. This indicates pellegra, chronic colitis or stomach cancer. But staining may be the result of vitamin B3 deficiency.
Hypertrophy and flushing in the right half of the tongue suggest kidney disease if left – spleen diseases, tongue hypertrophy, and pelvic organ diseases are possible. Increasing the papillae and redness of the middle and lateral surface of the tongue can mean lung disease.
Deep teeth on the outside of the tongue indicate stress, neurosis or severe fatigue. In addition, they may also indicate gastrointestinal problems.
The tongue curve of the tongue indicates a problem with the spine: the curve at the base of the tongue indicates a problem in the area of the lumbar vertebrae, there is a problem in the chest area at the center, and at the tip of the tongue – possible osteochondrosis. Also, distortion or distortion of the central line may occur, which may be a symptom of an imminent stroke that is important for early diagnosis.
Peptic ulcers of the stomach and duodenum are always accompanied by chronic gastroenteritis so that grayish tongue coverage is a constant result of these diseases.
The healers of China and Tibet literally “read” the human tongue, thus getting accurate information about the state of the internal organs without the complex equipment and tests they are “armed” with the modern light