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Saturday, May 4, 2019

Women Symptoms

Women Symptoms. A modern woman works, cares for the family and performs many other duties, but with all this fuss, she should never forget about herself and be attentive to the signals her body sends. After all, we can talk about a variety of diseases.

Of course, none of us is immune from diseases, but there are those that are specific for the female half of the population and the development of which significantly reduces the quality of their lives.

And the main problem is that the symptomatology is most often mistaken for something insignificant, and therefore simply ignored, as a result of which the diagnosis is postponed and difficult.

For this reason, it is extremely important for women to be attentive to their health and be able to recognize and correctly interpret alarm signals in time.

And today we want to tell you about 8 common symptoms that should alert you.

Discover them for yourself!

1. Swollen feet

Frequent puffiness in the lower limbs is the main symptom of fluid retention in the body. 

This disorder can develop due to excessive intake of salt, as well as due to the presence of other diseases, such as:

  • Peripheral edema
  • Bursitis of the knee
  • Arthritis and osteoarthritis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Peripheral cirrhosis
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Rupture of the Achilles tendon
  • Stretching of the ankle (ligaments of the ankle)
  • Cancer

2. Pain in the abdomen

With pain in the abdomen, both men and women may face. However, in women, this happens more often , and it’s not just about digestion problems. Pain can be caused by the development of the following diseases:

  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Endometriosis
  • Inflammation of the pelvic organs
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Celiac disease (gluten intolerance)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Stomach Ulcers

3. Unusual bleeding

Unusual bleeding occurs most often in women whose hormone activity is impaired and cannot be controlled.

That is, spotting can appear in the middle of the menstrual cycle or even after the onset of menopause.

In any case, with this symptom, you need to be very careful and cautious, as in some cases he can warn about the presence of:

  • Cancer (endometrium, cervix or vagina)
  • Chronic vaginal infections
  • Fibro and polyps of the uterus
  • Infections of the mucous membrane of the uterus
  • Damage to the pelvic organs
  • Endometrial hyperplasia

4. Seals in the chest

Changes in the structure or shape of the breast, too, cannot be ignored.

Certainly, not all seals and neoplasms in the breast are malignant, but do not forget that their presence is one of the main signs of breast cancer.

  • Thus, it is necessary to regularly perform self-examination, gently probing the chest and the area of ​​the armpits.
  • And if any seals in the chest are found, especially if the skin is flushed and irritated, consult a doctor immediately for a comprehensive examination and diagnosis.

5. Migraines

Strong headaches and migraines can be caused by severe stress or lack of certain nutrients in the body. 

But women should be very attentive to this symptom, especially if it has become a familiar phenomenon in their life, because it can be a sign of such diseases and conditions as:

  • Stroke
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart attack
  • Presence of blood clots
  • Diseases of the digestive system
  • Eye problems

6. Painful intercourse

Caution! If the sexual relationship has become painful, something with your body is not right.

Yes, it can be associated with a decrease in libido, but almost always this symptom indicates hormonal changes in the body and warns about the development of certain diseases.

Women in menopause, for example, experience pain during intercourse due to insufficient natural lubrication of the vagina (and its number decreases due to a decrease in the level of estrogen).

But sex can cause pain for other reasons, such as:

  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Vaginal infections
  • Infections in the uterus or Fallopian tubes
  • Cystitis
  • Endometriosis
  • Myoma

7. Chronic fatigue

Chronic fatigue is one of the most common symptoms that most of us are accustomed to ignore.

Many believe that this is a normal state, given the high physical activity and workload at work, but in fact it is not. Constant fatigue can indicate the development of very serious diseases.

It can be a symptom:

  • Hepatic insufficiency
  • Renal insufficiency
  • Anemia
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Thyroid gland diseases
  • Sleep apnea (stopping breathing in a dream)
  • Diabetes

8. Sharp weight loss

If you did not sit on some strict diet and did not make great efforts to lose weight, and he suddenly began to disappear, this is an alarming symptom!

That is, when a person does not change his way of life, but his weight decreases from day to day.

Someone may find this a miracle of miracles, especially if a woman dreams of losing weight. But in reality, there is absolutely nothing to rejoice about, as a sudden weight loss testifies to the presence of serious diseases.

If, on top of everything, a person loses his appetite, the reasons can be as follows:

  • Celiac disease
  • Diabetes
  • Fluid retention
  • Depression
  • Diseases of the digestive system
  • Cancer
  • Thyroid gland diseases
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Respiratory diseases

In conclusion, it should be noted that the above symptoms are not necessarily associated with serious illnesses, but to exclude them, it is advisable to consult a doctor as early as possible, especially if someone in your family has already encountered them and you are at a “risk group”.

Do not ignore your health!

Better than yourself, nobody cares about it!

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