Breast self-examination is perhaps the health checks become mandatory that women do every month in a healthy living. However, the body does a lot of ways to tell the symptoms of disease. In fact, through very small changes, such as by nails or eyelids.
1. Blood spots
Most women assume abnormal blood spots caused by stress. In fact, endometriosis, uterine fibroids (non-cancerous growth on the lining of the uterus), and even cervical cancer, also have the same symptoms.
In advanced stages, cervical cancer can even cause bleeding between menstrual cycles, after sex, and after menopause.
Therefore, do not ignore the emergence of blood spotting or bleeding outside the menstrual period. Check with your obstetrician. Although it could also be caused by birth control that does not fit, there’s no harm in being cautious.
2. Black line in fingernail
Mole that enlarges not only the only sign of skin cancer. This disease can also develop under the nail. Nails that look yellow, brown, or black stripes could be a sign of cell damage may be caused by melanoma, a malignant type of skin cancer.
Do not delay to see a doctor if you see these signs. The good news, with early detection and localized changes, the possibility of the disease is 98 percent curable.
3. Acne and facial hair growth
It is a symptom of a hormonal disorder called polycystic ovary syndrome. This condition is characterized by insulin resistance, menstruation is not smooth, and the production of excessive male sex hormones. As a result you will have oily skin, acne and hair growth on the face, abdomen, chest, back, or legs.
4. Dark colors in the armpit
Color dark underarms can be a symptom of elevated blood sugar levels or diabetes. Excess insulin in the bloodstream can cause skin cells to grow very quickly resulting in accumulation in the tissues and melamine. Conditions that cause the skin under the armpit area, sometimes around the neck back, blackened.
Be sure to do a blood test to measure your blood sugar levels. Especially if you are overweight or have a family history of diabetes.
5. Small lump on the eyelid
Consider whether your eyelids seem small bumps that looked whitish and soft. That may be a sign of cholesterol deposits under the skin. If it looks a lump in the eyelid may skyrocket your cholesterol levels already exceed normal. Once again, make sure to do a blood sample.