tongue diagnosis


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Related to tongue diagnosis: Tongue diseases
Chinese medicine Evaluation of the tongue is part of the physical exam in acupuncture, and assesses the hue, coating, moistness, marking, and location that corresponds to internal organ
Mainstream medicine Tongue assessment is part of a routine physical exam and can used to diagnose systemic disease, including infections or nutritional deficiencies

tongue diagnosis

In traditional Chinese medicine, the methodical evaluation of the appearance of the patient's tongue to determine the cause of a complaint or syndrome.
See also: diagnosis
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An important aspect of tongue diagnosis involves determining when a tongue is neglected, and one of the most obvious signs of a neglected tongue is bad breath.
The tongue diagnosis is one of the most important diagnostic tools of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).
Although tongue diagnosis can help show you where problems might be, seek advice from your doctor to rule out wider health problems.
Thalassic therapies, Rasul-Cleopatra baths, traditional Chinese medicine using pulse and tongue diagnosis, acupressure, acupuncture and Qigong (meditative breathing and physical exercises) as well as a beauty salon round off the wellness offer.