Tongue

5 Signs of Hidden Health Problems

…increase nail thickness. Extreme nail brittleness may denote thyroid disease and should be evaluated by a doctor. * A burning sensation over your tongue, lips, or entire mouth (called burning mouth syndrome), may be caused by something as easily remedied as brushing your teeth/tongue too hard, using…

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4 Embarrassing Health Problems, Solved

…bad breath, starting with your tongue. Your tongue’s protective mucous coating makes it an excellent hideout for bacteria. To prevent bad breath, brush your tongue along with your teeth. You can also borrow a tip from Ayurvedic medicine and scrape your tongue once a day. Curved thin metal or…

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Snoring: Mere Nuisance or Real Health Problem?

…mouth wide and tightening the muscles in the back of your throat. 3) Push your tongue up against the back of your front teeth, slowly run it back over the roof of your mouth as far as you can, then slide the tongue back to its original position against the front teeth. Per the study, about 30…

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6 Secret Weapons for Successful New Year's Resolutions

…works for sugar cravings. Take 250-500 mg up to three times a day. To stop intense cravings, open a capsule and let the contents dissolve on your tongue. At the Whitaker Wellness Institute, we recommend 2-4 capsules per day of Anxiety Control. It contains glutamine and other amino acids that act on…

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Homeopathic Remedies: Do They Work?

…last indefinitely—they have no expiration date. Homeopathic remedies also come in several forms: tiny tablets that are placed under the tongue, tinctures, ointments, gels, and sprays. Take oral homeopathic remedies in a “clean” mouth, meaning free of food, drink, tobacco,…

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