• Your Tongue Is Trying to Tell You Something Important About Your Health | Women’s Health Magazine

     

    http://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/tongue-health-warnings?utm_source=zergnet.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=zergnet_342309&cid=partner_zergnetDiagnosing illnesses and conditions based on the color and texture of the tongue is a staple of Chinese and Western medicine, and its not for nothing that M.D.s ask patients to open up and say ahhhh. With this in mind, a team of researchers made the tongue the focus of a new diagnostic system designed to help people who live in remote areas. This computerized system can answer user questions about symptoms and take a digitized image of the tongue, then offer a diagnosis, states a new study outlining the system recently published in the International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology.

    Luckily, if you’re reading this, you probably do have some sort of access to a medical professional. So grab a hand mirror, open wide, then read the info below to find out what your tongue is trying to tell you—and if you recognize any of these symptoms, check in with your M.D. or dentist for a proper diagnosis.. Read more…