We all wish we had some warning sign white which our bodies will let us know if something is wrong? Not just an instinct, but something visible.
A little signal light for the body.
“Oh, that little light is on again, better get under the hood checked” type of warning is great but …Oh. Wait. It does have!
It’s not a real light, but as some people will say it’s just as vague (I mean, check engine of a car?),your skin is a key that will show you internal activities. Your skin is your warning light that tells you what’s going on.This post is about learning to decode specific skin problems and to bring up with your doctor.
Really dry and flaky skin , mixed with fatigue, constipation, and weight gain is a sign of underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism. You should do a blood test. If it comes back clean, take more Omega-3s, it might be a deficiency.
Looks ugly as a permanent blush on your skin. The causes of rosacea are unknown Triggers like cold weather , spicy food,alcohol and stress can make it worst. Rosacea sufferers experience facial burning, stinging and itching, bumps and even swelling. Rosacea patients need to be wary of their high cholesterol (they’re 41% more likely to have it) and look after their ticker because most likely they have coronary heart disease.
Not all freckles are worrisome freckles .Freckles that appear suddenly, after a bad sunburn, and then change size or shape afterward can indicate an increased likelihood of experiencing melanoma. So, people REMEMBER sunscreen, always.
You’re past the worst stages of adolescence, you’ve passed your young twenties, you may be well into your thirties and forties and BAM. Acne. Like you’re a16 year-old again. Sudden acne flare-ups, accompanied by I irregular periods, unwanted hair growth, and weight gain, could be a sign of enlarged ovaries (polycystic ovarian syndrome).
Autoimmune disorder – immune system makes new skin too fast and the body can’t get rid of the old cells, resulting in raised, rough, red patchy areas on the skin. This can be a sigh for type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or cardiovascular disease…must visit a doctor.
Decreased paleness in the color of the face along with shortness of breath and fatigue can be an alert for anemia which can be cure by taking iron supplements.Visit a doctor to look into it first.
Sudden paleness is a sign of internal bleeding or leukemia.
Acanthosis Nigricans primarily occurring on the neck, under the arms, and on the inner thighs and cause affected areas to become darker, thicker and velvety. Insulin resistance, the precursor to type 2 diabetes may be the reason for its appearance.
May be a sign of allergies (food or new detergent ) ,itchiness resulting from rashes are very common.Take antihistamines to ease the discomfort, but if it doesn’t go away for 2 weeks, do an allergy test.
Itchiness can also be a sign for celiac disease, anemia, and in some cases diabetes.
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