Air distrust can ruin anyone's life. But what if, in addition to the harmless symptoms, you also ignore a more serious problem indicating a particular disease? It is useful to know about these changes so you can see if something is wrong and be able to see the doctor on time.
AT The bright side, we decided to tell you which body signals deserved more attention.
Dry or chapped lips
The peeling of dry skin is a clear sign of allergy. In this case, pay close attention to the cosmetic products you use, the oral hygiene products, the foods you eat and even the medicines. Cracks at the corners of the mouth indicate a lack of vitamins B, A and E. If you also have dry eyes, dry mouth and digestive problems, you'd better see a doctor because it can work. of a combination of the specific symptoms of an autoimmune disease called Sjogren's syndrome.
Loss of eyebrows
Thick eyebrows are not only a current trend, but they are also an important indicator of health. The periodic loss of eyebrow hair is quite normal, but if you notice excessive hair loss as well as the appearance of bald spots or even the complete disappearance of the eyebrows, contact a doctor immediately. It can be linked to an excessive or insufficient level of thyroid activity.
We are all aware of the healthy appearance of nails. Any change in color or structure is an alarming signal. Thin and pale nails can be a sign of anemia and a lack of iron in the body; yellowing may indicate liver and gastric tract disorders or fungal infection. The white spots and scratches indicate a lack of zinc, copper and iodine, and the nails can become very fragile when they are faced with a lack of vitamins, calcium, iron and beta. carotene in the body.
Pale lips with a shiny contour
There are different explanations for various diseases. If the red edge of the lower lip swells and small bubbles appear on it, it is likely that you are very sensitive to ultraviolet light. What you can do in this situation is to decrease your sun exposure with the help of sunscreen cosmetics. Does the middle part of the lip show the same symptoms? It is vegetative neurosis. Sedation will become an important part of treatment with anti-inflammatory ointments. Severe swelling and redness of the entire lip indicates an allergic reaction – pay particular attention to your cosmetics and toothpaste and consult an allergist.
If we exclude natural physiological changes such as temperature changes, massage or alcohol consumption, there are 3 common reasons to get a red face. For women after age 40, this is due to a decrease in hormone levels indicating the onset of menopause. A red face can also indicate the presence of infections responsible for demodicosis. Partial redness accompanying sudden dizziness can mean pressure fluctuations that can be normalized with the help of special medications.
The skin of the feet dries due to lack of vitamins A and E. It can also be caused by the presence of fungal infections that affect the general condition of the epidermis. The last case usually goes hand in hand with many cracks and yellowing of the nail plates. If dryness and roughness do not go away, even with proper care and adequate vitamin intake, it may be a sign of endocrine disruption.
Dry hands and dry skin on the body
Dry skin is the norm during the colder seasons, but using a moisturizer, consuming a lot of water and taking vitamins is very helpful. If the solutions mentioned above do not help you, you'd better consult a dermatologist because dry skin is also one of the common signs of diabetes and hypothyroidism. If your skin is not only rough and peeling, but also tight and cracked, it may be dermatitis caused by a natural reaction to chemical exposure.
The movement of a foot bent inward and a change in the shape of the foot that is characterized by the omission of longitudinal or transverse arches generally indicate a flat foot. According to statistics, transverse flat feet associated with other deformities are more common than longitudinal flat feet and it is women who are more vulnerable. This is because the high heels are worn, resulting in unequal load distribution and the largest load on the cross-arc area. When this arch can not support such a load, the foot feels uncomfortable sensations, painful and causing the beginning of a deformation.
White spots on the teeth
Dental fluorosis is a chronic disease that develops before or after dental flare (when consuming large quantities of water or products with a high content of fluorine compounds). There are 5 types of fluorosis classification: dubious, very mild, mild, moderate and severe. The first 3 variations appear visually by the appearance of spots (as in the picture above), while the last 2 lead to tissue rot and crumbling of the teeth.
On average, a person eliminates about 100 hairs a day because hair follicles go through certain stages of growth that can last from 2 to 8 years. When the growth phase is over, the hair falls and a new one starts to grow after a rest of 2 months. This means that at one point, 80% to 90% of a person's hair is growing, while the rest of them are losing or are in a resting state. However, if you notice a greater loss of hair, you'd better see a doctor because many diseases can be hidden behind this symptom. These may include skin infections, thyroid disorders, autoimmune disorders, etc.
As you may have noticed, each of these symptoms separately is not a cause for great concern or a serious diagnosis. It is important to evaluate your condition objectively and pay close attention to changes in appearance and well-being. The main thing to remember is that it is better not to neglect the invited specialists, it is only them who can give an exact answer to your questions and establish an adequate treatment plan.
Are you aware of other small changes in the body that may indicate a developing disease? Please tell us about it in the comments!