We have all been through a phase in our lives when we just do not feel like carrying our daily routine chores normally as we do the other days. In addition, not just once, but we have felt this many times. But have you ever given a thought to why am I feeling like this?
We often ignore the symptoms our body is showing us, which might result in serious problems, sometimes even fatal. So here, we present you a list of common health problems, whichmight be helpful for you in self-diagnosing yourself, leading to further examinations and tests.
- STRETCH MARKS: These usually appear in pregnant women, especially due to the severe itching or by the stretching of their skin to accommodate the baby inside the womb. This problem can be solved by keeping yourself hydrated and applying she butter on the targeted area.
- ENLARGED HEART: This disease, known as “Cardiomegaly”, causes the heart to become abnormally enlarged and thickened due to which heart muscles become weak resulting in heart failure. It occurs due to infections, damage from heart attack, kidney diseases, metabolic disorder, thyroid disorder, coronary diseases, heart valve disease and cardiomyopathy. It is advised to keep a record of your blood pressure, exercise daily and reduce caffeine intake, smoking,andalcohol consumption apart from taking your medicines regularly for a speedy recovery.
- CERVICAL SPINAL STENOSIS: This disease narrows the upper side of your spinal canal, resulting in pressure in spinal cord, pain in the neck, shoulders,and limbs and inability to balance well. It is usually found in old people, only a few percent have it from birth. It can be treated by surgical and non-surgical methods.
- ASPARTAME POISONING: A dangerous substitute for sugar, if taken in large quantities can cause Lupus and Multiple Sclerosis. Its symptoms include ear and sight damage, itching and psychological issues. It can be treated by maintaining aspartame-free diet and increasing intake of fruits, vegetables,and water along with regular exercise.
- CRADLE CAP: These are the scaly patches on the skin of the baby’s scalp that might spread to the face. Regular washing, brushing, oiling and increasing biotin intake, can prevent it.
- LEUKOCYTOSIS: It influences a wide range of white blood cells. It is more commonly found in kids. Its symptoms include fever, abnormal sweating, and unusual pain, problems with breathing and vision and weakness.
- HYPOTHYROIDISM: Thyroid is an important gland, which manages the rate of the capacity of each cell and organ in the body. Depression, dry skin, irregular menstrual cycle and abnormal weight gain are symptoms of hypothyroidism. It is advised to consult a doctor as soon as you feel like any of the symptoms mentioned.
We have listed some of the major diseases found in humans today. It is important to maintain a good healthy lifestyle, avoid junk and unhealthy food as much as possible. This might save you from so many diseases you are not even aware of. Eat healthy, live healthy!