The Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) advocates among you have come to the aid of the reader last time who complained of yellow pinpoints all over her tongue. It could indicate problems in the spleen, pancreas, liver, stomach or gall bladder. Start by eliminating sweets and sugars from the diet, and you might consider a de-tox. According to Ayurvedic medicine, grooves on the tongue (which our reader also complained about) are an indication of a vata (air) imbalance, while the yellow spots are a result of a problem with pitta, or fire. Is the reader thin, nervous and anxious? We don’t know, but she will.