Our brain transmits signals to our body regarding health problems, and one of these is your tongue.
It can tell a lot of things regarding your well-being and your health.
A red strawberry color
If your tongue is shiny or strawberry red it may tell that you aren’t getting enough vitamin B12 or iron.
Brown or black plaque
It may sound scary but is a sign of smoking, drinking coffee, or black tea.
When your tongue looks like this, it is a sign of a yeast infection or candidiasis.
It may sound scary but is harmless. It is a buildup of dead skin cells on the surface.
It can develop infections and severe pain. It can be solved with antibiotics.
Small white spots on the tongue
These are increased production of cells in people who smoke. It may be pre-cancer cells.
Red spots and blisters
This is a sign of a serious disease. They are linked often to tongue cancer.
It is caused by hormonal changes mostly in women in menopause.
Fuzzy Black/Brown Spots
It is a reflection of bad hygiene.
Bumps and dimples
It is rare but not dangerous. You do not have to worry about it.
It is unclear why it happens, but is capable of regeneration.
A sign of oral thrush. A sign of a weak immune system and stress.
These are harmless but are home to infections.