Stop This Bad Habit Before Your Tongue Grows Hair...Seriously

If you notice something gross on your tongue when you brush your teeth, or always feel a tickle at the back of your mouth, it may not just be your imagination.

Dentists and oral health experts say as much as 13% of people may have the disgusting condition known as "hairy tongue," and some common foods can make your chance of developing it much worse.

It turns out your tongue is covered with tiny cone-shaped growths made of keratin, the same stuff as your hair. These can grow up to 15 times their normal size, and the result is pretty disgusting.


If you notice something gross on your tongue when you brush your teeth, or always feel a tickle at the back of your mouth, it may not just be your imagination.

Dentists and oral health experts say as much as 13% of people may have the disgusting condition known as "hairy tongue," and some common foods can make your chance of developing it much worse.

It turns out your tongue is covered with tiny cone-shaped growths made of keratin, the same stuff as your hair. These can grow up to 15 times their normal size, and the result is pretty disgusting.


 
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