Our physical appearance and construction can tell us a lot about our health! Did you know that if you have got bulging eyes, it is possible that you’ve got problems with your thyroid? Find out which face parts can show us hidden signs of disease!
White circles in the iris can be a sign of high cholesterol. Increased fat can be manifested by fatty lumps or pimples on the eyelids or on the skin around the eyes.
Drooping eyelids may point to Bell’s palsy, which occurs due to nerve damage.
Short teeth are result of an excessive stomach acid and problems with frequent belching.
The black tongue is a result of a poor oral hygiene, smoking or side effects of antibiotics. A black coating on tongue is usually caused by an overgrowth of bacteria and it gives it a hairy appearance.
When your skin starts turning yellow it could be a side effect of medicine, mainly those for diabetes or hypertension. The most dangerous thing that could be is a liver failure.
Deep wrinkles could be a sign of osteoporosis. Scientists believe that due to low collagen we can find out, because he participates in building block for both bones and skin.
Experts came to a conclusion that if you have diagonal crease across the ear lobe you’ve got bigger risk for heart disease. Studies found that those with a visible ear crease were more likely to suffer from blocked arteries.
Thinning hair in women signals an overactive thyroid, though why this triggers hair loss is unknown. Women baldness also may be a symptom of iron deficiency, because iron binds to ferritin, a protein important for hair growth.
More than one in twenty women has polycystic ovary syndrome, which is the most common symptom of excessive hair growth on the face and acne. Facial hair can also signify the menopause arrival.
Loss of eyebrow hair is a classical sign that your thyroid is underactive, and also that the thyroid does not produce enough of the hormone thyroxine, which is the most important producer of hair follicles.
Facial flushing could be a sign of skin inflammation, but it could also be a sign of Cushing’s syndrome – a high level of the hormone cortisol. Cortisol causes blood vessels to swell, that could be seen on the most sensitive parts of the face – cheeks.
Blue or purple cheeks suggests low oxygen levels in the blood, which may be caused by pulmonary hypertension, which means not enough oxygenated blood is transported round the body.
A relatively rare condition called sarcoidosis, which causes scarring of the organs of the body, first presents with red bumps on the nose and ears, although it’s not clear why.
People with bigger noses provide a better barrier against dust particles and bacteria! Why? Because people with longer noses, have longer nasal hairs which stops particles getting into the lungs.