8 Warning Signs That Your Body Is Screaming for Help

8 Warning Signs That Your Body Is Screaming for Help

The human body is a masterpiece of evolution. All the internal organs work in harmony to keep our bodies in top shape. While almost all of our bodily functions are resolved without us even knowing, there can be times our internals might need us to intervene. In such instants our bodies are designed to notify us using various means and, if ignored, they can lead to some serious health issues.

With that in mind, epic universe would like to take you through some bodily warning signs you should never ignore.

1. Sleeplessness, irritability, and muscle cramps

Insomnia, irritability, and leg cramps
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If you suffer from any of these signs, your body is in need of magnesium and potassium. To replenish these vital minerals, add tomatoes, oranges, bananas, and spinach to your everyday diet.

2. Dry skin

Dry skin
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Aridness of the skin point to a lack of vitamin E. Hence, you should eat more vegetables, oil, nuts, and fish.

3. Sweet tooth

honey and girl
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If you unexpectedly feel a strong urge to eat some sweet, then anxiety, depression, or fatigue may be the cause. Your body is asking for glucose. Indulge without delay, to deal with the subsequent weight gain, it is advisable to use dark chocolate or honey as your source of glucose.

4. Desire to eat ice

Desire to eat ice
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If you find yourself craving to eat ice, then you may have anemia – iron deficiency. The best sources of iron are beef, eggs, and shellfish. However, it’s still better to consult a doctor if you want to eat ice and lack of energy.

5. Bleeding gums

Bleeding gums
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Unexpected or relentless bleeding of your gums when you brush your teeth is a significant sign of a vitamin C deficiency. Start to include the following foods in your meals: citrus fruits, spinach, green and red bell peppers, tomatoes, cabbage, cauliflower, and broccoli.

6. Brittle nails and hair

Fragile nails and hair
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This is your body is telling you that it wants vitamin B. Drink more milk, and have some nori seaweeds and mushrooms.

7. Rings around the irises

Rings around the irises
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Such rings may appear in people over 50 years old, and that’s completely normal. Though, if it appears in a younger person, then it’s a sign of high cholesterol levels. You should consult a doctor as soon as possible.

8. Greek foot

Greek foot
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A Greek foot or a “Morton’s toe” is not an illness as such but a longer second toe on your foot, and that could be a cause of callusing and/or discomfort on the ball of the foot at the base of the second toe. It could also make your footwear really uncomfortable, so you will need to watch out when you buy shoos for suitable type and style

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