Sometimes your body can fail you. You may have cramps in your legs during a workout, or you may have a headache. Such situations are normal, so people do not visit the doctor. However, your body may suffer from something for several things. What can you do in this case?
Your body reacts to what it does not like, but you have to listen to it. Otherwise you run the risk of developing serious health issues. Therefore, it’s important to know what these signals look and feel like, and understand what they mean.
Today, we have prepared a list of 10 body signals that should make you think about your health. Do not delay your visit to the doctor for tomorrow, because prevention is better than cure. So, read and take notes!
#1. Why do you want sweet, salty and spicy food?
If you constantly want to eat something sweet/salty/spicy, you may have digestive problems. At best, your body tries to replenish its energy reserves.
#2. You're always anxious
Anxiety can start as a feeling in your mind that translates into the physiology of your body and predisposes you to diseases like heart disease. What’s more, your anxious feelings can result from sex hormone imbalances, hyperthyroidism, adrenal tumors, and more.
#3. You have cracked lips
You may have a habit of constantly biting or licking your lips. However, there are some serious problems that indicate cracked lips, including dehydration, allergy to certain foods or cosmetics, lack of vitamin C/B2, calcium, and water.
#4. You have acne
Your skin may signal food or other allergies, but your skin is also very often a sign that your nervous system is in stress response.
#5. Rapid weight change for no apparent reason
Loss or weight gain is a frequent result of stress, anxiety and depression. However, there a number of reasons that can lead you to rapid weight change, such as: hormonal imbalance, slow metabolism, thyroid insufficiency, sleep deprivation, fluid retention, polycystic ovary syndrome, the intake of (insulin, antidepressants, contraceptives).
#6. You’re suffering from constant headaches
There are a number of reasons that can cause a headache, including stress, low levels of estrogen, dehydration, anemia, infection. What’s more, headaches may occur due to the change of time zones, pressure, and changes in sleep cycle.
#7. You have bleeding gums
Your oral cavity needs proper care! However, if you have a good care, but you still have bleeding that means you have health problems like hormonal changes, infection, or vitamin K deficiency.
#8. You sleep poorly
When you suffer from insomnia, it’s often because your cortisol levels are revved up at night as a result of too many “fight-or-flight” stress responses in your body. Try meditating or doing yoga poses to relax before bedtime.
#9. You're always itchy
You may have an allergy or some other benign skin disorder. However, itching may be a sign that you’re suffering from liver disease.
#10. You snore
Snoring may be the only early sign of sleep apnea, a sleep disorder characterized by obstruction in the airways that can increase your risk of pulmonary hypertension and subsequent heart failure.
The BetterMe Team wants you and those close to you to live a healthy, happy life! Your health is a valuable thing; look after your body and your mind so that you can live your life to the fullest – Remember you only get one!
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