Many doctors pay attention to the language of a person – its appearance can tell a lot about the patient's cough, temperature, headache, and even stool, thus helping specialists to make a diagnosis. Everything matters: shape, color, plaque, its thickness, and even what sensations it causes in the mouth, notes Our language can give a good clue to which specialist to turn to for help. Diagnosis of the body according to the state of this organ – whole science. How to identify diseases by tongue?

Diagnosis of the body by the color of the tongue

In fact, separate areas of our tongue are responsible for certain organs of our body. To figure out where the problems are hiding, you can make a kind of map of the language. So:

  • tip of tongue – work of heart and lungs;
  • middle of tongue (and crease in the middle) – stomach, pancreas, spleen and liver;
  • language root – intestines,
  • tongue sides – kidneys.

The ratio of the zones of the tongue to the internal organs can be distributed as follows:

  • from the tip of the tongue to the middle, the condition of the upper half of the body is determined;
  • from the middle of the tongue to the root – lower torso.

How to identify a disease by tongue: the state of the tongue

First, you need to determine what the language of a healthy person should look like. The good condition of the body demonstrates a one-time or pale pink color of the tongue. The fold in the tongue should be straight and even, and the papillae on it should be clearly visible. In summer, as a rule, they have a reddish tint and are pronounced, emphasizes And in autumn they brighten or turn yellowish.

When diagnosing the condition of your tongue, you should take into account the fact that the foods you eat, a new filling, and other factors can affect its color. This is necessary in order not to take a change in its color as a symptom of the disease.

Tongue papillae – these are analyzers of 10 000 tastes, thermal and biochemical compounds, which are connected directly with the internal organs of our body.


Symptoms of diseases according to the condition of the tongue

A day or two before the onset of the disease, you can notice changes in the state of the tongue.  Therefore, the main points that you should pay attention to are:

  • language color;
  • presence of plaque, its color and density.

Therefore, inflammatory or chronic diseases are easy to diagnose by observing the change in these 2 factors. Diagnosis is best done in the morning, before meals in good daylight. Before the procedure, rinse your mouth with plain water.

Change language color

Changing the color of the tongue is the easiest to notice, so you should be careful  if he:

  • crimson: can inform about temperature, acute poisoning, pneumonia;
  • red: heart and lung problems, blood disorders, infectious diseases;
  • dark red: same symptoms as red tongue, but more severe, toxic poisoning,
  • bluish: indicates heart or lung problems,
  • purple: indicates blood diseases,
  • black: identifies cholera,
  • pale: indicates emaciation and anemia.

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Language plaque characteristic

The – an important factor in the diagnosis of the state of the body. Not only its color matters, but also the zones on which it is located, as well as its thickness. So:

  • thin layer – the presence of an incipient disease;
  • thick layer – the presence of a chronic illness.

If the plaque begins to progress, then the disease is gaining strength.  If it decreases, then the body is on the mend.

The location of the plaque on the tongue says:

  • full coverage – accumulation of slags and toxins along the entire length of the intestine,
  • plaque at the root of the – intestinal and renal disorders.
  • back of tongue – colon problems,
  • middle of – the stomach and small intestine suffer.

The color of the coating on the tongue can inform you about:

  • yellowish – problems with gallbladder or presence of gallstone disease,
  • dense white color – presence of constipation,
  • brown – diseases of the lungs and gastrointestinal tract,
  • black-brown – occurs with a lack of vitamin B and a deficiency of nicotinic acid.


Other language changes for diagnosing diseases

However, not only the coating and color of the tongue can show the state of the body, but also the state of the dividing line in the middle of the tongue. She is responsible for the spinal column. If it is curved, then the spine is clearly deformed.

If teeth marks are visible on the tongue – it speaks of neuroses. In case of coronary disease and circulatory disorders, the tongue can be deflected to one side or the other if it is pulled out. Sores on the tongue can signal the development of tuberculosis. Diabetics have dry tongue.

In diseases of the brain and neurotic conditions, the tongue will twitch and tremble.

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