Tongue

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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Tips to Banish Bad Breath

…#2 to Banish Bad Breath: Try Tongue Scraping Most folks brush their teeth pretty regularly, but how many of you actually clean your tongue? You should, because tongues are particularly susceptible to bacteria that cause bad breath. Of course, you can clean your tongue with your toothbrush, but I…

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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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10 Signs of Hidden Health Problems

…and absorption of nutrients are keys to optimal health. Sign #5 of Hidden Health Problems: Burning Mouth Syndrome 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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Reader Remedies for Colds and Flu

…significantly greater among those who took Oscillococcinum, compared to placebo. Packaged in individual doses of little pellets that dissolve under the tongue, it is easy to take, has a pleasant taste, and like all homeopathic remedies, is gentle, safe, and nontoxic. You can find Oscillococcinum in…

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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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