5 To Do Things For Women

5 To Do Things For Women

Human body is highly complex – both in its build and functioning. There are millions of activities and reactions taking place every second. Whenever there is something outside of normalcy, the body communicates by sending visible signals. Hence, it is of paramount importance to carefully monitor and act on such signals.

While our focus is usually centered around pimples on face or tan on the skin, it is equally important to pay attention to other parts. Presenting 4 lesser known and observed tips that can help you detect health troubles early,

1. How Are Your Armpits?

Women of all ages are prone to diabetes. The color of the skin under the arm-pits reveals to an extent the seriousness of the issue. Since higher levels of Insulin in the blood accelerate cell and tissue growth, they are usually diverted to areas under arm-pits. This leaves a dark texture indicating high risk of diabetes. A simple blood test will reveal the severity of the issue

2. What Color Are Your Nails?

Skin cancer manifests in multiple forms. One of the easy detectable ways are to examine the nails closely. The nails tend to have dark lines of blue, brown or mostly black indicating a chance of melanoma – possible the worst type of cancer. This form of cancer may even lead to death when ignored. Take the pinion of a Dermatologist at the earliest under such cases

3. Is Your Complexion Changing?

Due to various factors, the hormone Testosterone is often manufactured in excess in the body. This brings other ailments such as irregular periods and constant weakness. Outwardly, it also means unwanted hair on hands and face. In Medical terms, this is called as polycystic ovarian syndrome and calls for an urgent appointment with the doctor.

4. How Are Your Eyelids?

Face reveals the health of the body and eyes, that of the face. Excess cholesterol in the body is ejected in many ways, prominently through eyes. Upon crossing the danger level in cholesterol (300 mark), eyelids start pushing out little lumps of white color sticky matter that cannot be hidden through makeup. Simple dietary changes can make the difference. It is wise to consult a dietician in this case.

5. How is Your Heart?

Your general physical energy levels, eating habits and stress levels contribute to the health of your heart. Women are more prone to heart attacks than men. Initial symptoms like occasional chest pain, shortness of breath, shoulder and jaw aches are body’s way of telling that something is wrong with circulation.

Reviewed By:

Dr. Kaushal M. Bhavsar (MBBS, MD)

Assistant Professor in Pulmonary Medicine, GMERS Medical College, Ahmedabad