By: Terry Graedon February 8, 2016 1 Comments
    Popular Herbal Remedy Goldenseal Can Make the To…

    Sometimes taking a supplement that is intended to improve your health can backfire. That is what happened to this reader who decided to take the herbal remedy goldensealĀ for greater immune system str…

    By: Joe Graedon October 12, 2015 13 Comments
    What Can Be Done About Burning Mouth Syndrome?

    Q. I've had burning mouth syndrome for years. It's especially troublesome in the evening. For a small amount of relief, I brush my tongue with a toothbrush. Do you have any ideas? A. Doctors may have …

    By: Joe Graedon April 20, 2015 45 Comments
    Burning Mouth Syndrome Can Make Life Miserable

    Some very painful conditions can be difficult to treat. The diagnosis of burning mouth syndrome implies that any obvious causes of pain have been ruled out. Finding a way to cool the burning sensation…

    By: Joe Graedon December 15, 2014 10 Comments
    Burning Tongue May Signal Vitamin Deficiency

    Q. I adopted a vegan diet early this year, and now I have begun experiencing a burning sensation on one side of my tongue. It is quite uncomfortable. This happened once before when I was single and no…

    By: Terry Graedon July 15, 2010 331 Comments
    Nutritional Support for Burning Mouth Syndrome

    Q. Four months ago I woke up with the tip of my tongue burning. My doctor prescribed antifungal drugs, first Diflucan and then Mycelex, which provided no relief. Now the roof of my mouth is also burni…