Skin problems are often a big problem, especially for women. But did you know that the skin may be indicators of a healthy body? Acne, moles and skin discoloration is an indication of problems to come.
Changes in the skin may be showing more than just a skin problem. Here are some skin problems that could be an indicator of health, as reported by Lifemojo, Saturday (09/07/2011):
1. Yellow skin
Has a yellow-orange color may be indicative of hypothyroidism, which is an underactive thyroid gland, causing elevated levels of beta-carotene (an antioxidant found in fruits and vegetables) in the blood.
Problems with the thyroid gland means that the gland is not metabolize antioxidants quickly, causing the accumulation of beta-carotene. Beta-carotene can also accumulate if you eat too many carrots, sweet potatoes, pumpkins and drinking too much carrot juice. But along with the yellow skin, eye color if you also have a yellowish color, then it could be a sign of liver disease.
2. Pale skin
Pale skin can be a sign of anemia suggests iron deficiency sufficient to make hemoglobin, which is responsible for the transport of oxygen from the lungs throughout the body.
3. Dark lines in the folds of the palm of the hand
Dark lines on the palm or the deepening of pigment in the folds of the palm of the hand can mean adrenal insufficiency, endocrine disorders. Also known as Addison's disease, the disease mainly affects women and men aged between 30 and 50 years.
4. Brown spots on the shins
If the front of your foot along the shin started to develop brown spots or spider veins (spider veins) which finally started to bleed small then it is a sign of diabetes.
5. Purple spots on skin
f you see purple spots on skin, then it is a few broken blood vessels and can occur due to circulation problems or a lack of vitamin C. Purple spots typically are often mistaken for bruises.
6. Red rash on the butterfly-shaped face
Red rash butterfly-shaped usually on the nose and cheeks are often the first sign of autoimmune disease Lupus, which is a life-threatening disorder that requires prompt treatment. It could also be due to rosacea or dermatitis.
Although acne is a common problem in adolescents, but in some women, acne can be translated as polycystic ovary disease (PCOS). Acne is the result of hormonal imbalance and can be managed with lifestyle changes and certain drugs.
8. Saggy skin
Saggy skin can become dehydrated signal. Proper hydration can naturally support the skin cells to prevent sagging. For optimal health, doctors recommend drinking eight glasses of water per day.
9. Swelling under the eyes
Swelling of the skin under the eyes may mean you eat too much salt, an action that can increase the risk of hypertension and high blood pressure.
Although most moles are harmless, they can develop melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. If you see a mole is flat or more color to pink, it's more likely to become cancerous.