獨孤求丙

獨孤求丙

Decode Your Tongue 見脷辨色

Source: Lifescript

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Your tongue is the ultimate multi-tasker, helping you talk, taste, chew and swallow. It even fights germs – and IDs health problems. Dr. Mao, LifeScript’s Natural Health Specialist, shows you how to read its clues to illness. Plus, how much do you know about home remedies?

Most people ignore their hardest-working muscle: the tongue. Sure, you appreciate it when its 9,000 taste buds are wowed by sinfully-rich chocolate or spicy salsa. But did you know it can clue you into what’s happening in your body?

Doctors do. That’s why they ask you to “open up and say, ‘Ahhhh.’” They know the tongue offers a window into your health.

An inflamed tongue may mean you’re lacking vitamin B. A swollen tongue? Possibly hypothyroidism. And, as moms know, tongue ulcers pop up when kids have a fever.

But practitioners of ancient Chinese medicine believe the tongue can tell us even more….

More on this at: http://www.lifescript.com/Health/Everyday-Care/Health%20Basics/Decode%20Your%20Tongue.aspx?utm_campaign=2009-03-29-26184&utm_source=healthy-advantage&utm_medium=email&utm_content=healthy-well-wise_Decode%20Your%20Tongue&FromNL=1&sc_date=20090329T170000

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March 29, 2009 - Posted by | Science and Health

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