Body Signs You Need to Be Aware of


Every thing that happens in the body like pain, sickness or other symptoms may be a signal that something is wrong. For that reason, people should know the health signs that are given by the body.

Sometimes people do not recognize the signals that have been shown by the body and will only realize it after they are in a chronic condition. But if you should not ignore the following signs, according to FoxNews.

1. Pain on the joint
Fluid around the joints contain a variety of gases such as oxygen and nitrogen. When trying to make sound in the joints like when stretching, it will release gas bubbles so that the tendon rubs the bone. If you feel pain then there is a possibility of cartilage problems like arthritis. If you experience pain, swelling, the joint is red or limited motion, you should consult with a physician.

2. Dry eye
Dry eyes can be caused by too long staring at a computer, located in the cold, dry or windy conditions. If the condition is chronic there is likely a result of hyperthyroidism or autoimmune disease. First thing you can do is give some drops and wear sunglasses while traveling, if not better do some tests to find out the exact cause.

3. Cold hands
The most likely cause is stress or anxiety that makes blood vessels constrict and circulation into the hands obstructed, or impaired circulation in the blood. Another possibility is Raynaud’s phenomenon if it is accompanied by seizures, numbness and discoloration in the hand, or side effects of medications such as beta blocker drugs. If due to stress, try deep breathing to improve circulation.

4. Chronic Cough
Some things can be a trigger such as irritation, allergy or the presence of acid reflux. But if it is continuous, there is the possibility of  chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary fibrosis or heart problems that causes the buildup of fluid in the lungs.

5. Muscle cramps in legs
The possibilities could be caused by sitting or standing too long in the same position, using high heels all day, dehydration or electrolyte imbalance, blocked or narrowed artery and the side effects of a drug. Try to drink enough water to stay hydrated, stretch after sitting or standing for some time.

6. Night sweats
The most possible cause is the fluctuation in hormones that alter the body’s internal temperature, thyroid disorders or side effects of some medications such as antidepressants. Try lowering the temperature of the room or do not wear clothing that does not absorb sweat. If it does work, try to check hormone levels in the body.

7. Snore
Possible causes are overweight, disorders such as sinus or nasal polyps, allergies, swelling in most of the airway or sleep disorder obstructive sleep apnea.

8. Dark-colored urine
The possible trigger is not drinking enough water, there are a lot of waste from the kidneys, urinary tract infections, bladder infections, kidney stones or other kidney problems. Should consult with a physician if accompanied by fever, changes frequency of urination and the presence of pain during urination.