Some simple ways to know your health status

Articles Jun 10, 2020 13:08

You should regularly monitor your health to detect dangerous diseases before the first symptoms appear.

The body is like a highly detailed apparatus that works well together, a small detail can affect growth and development, even affect life.

There are symptoms that we all know we need immediate medical attention such as chest pain, sudden loss of vision or the ability to speak ... But there are still symptoms that are difficult to recognize? This article lists noticeable signs and symptoms that may be symptoms of dangerous illnesses.

Signs warning your health status

Lung and heart disease

Place the fingers of your hands in an upside-down J-shape and then rest your fingernails on the index fingers together (as shown). If you see a small, diamond-like space between your nails, your heart and blood vessels are perfectly normal. If there are no spaces between the two nails, thicker fingers mean that the amount of oxygen in the blood is insufficient. The lack of oxygen in the blood can be caused by many causes, including cardiovascular diseases, lung, stomach and intestinal problems.

Some simple ways to know your health status

Stroke and memory loss

Lift your feet so that your hips are parallel to the ground and press the time. If you hold this position for at least 20 minutes, you're at lower risk of stroke or memory loss. Conversely, if you have trouble balancing on one leg, it could be a sign of problems with brain blood vessels.

Some simple ways to know your health status


Stand in front of the mirror and pull down your lower eyelid with your finger. If the inner eyelid is pink, you will not have blood problems. However, if you have anemia, the eyelid may be pale pink or even yellowish. If you find yourself pale, easily tired, heavy breathing, you should see a doctor for a check.

Some simple ways to know your health status

Hormone imbalance and lack of trace elements

After you wash your hair and dry your hair, grab a small lock of hair and pull it with moderate force. If you only pull out 2 to 3 hairs, then there is nothing to worry about. However, if more, you should see a health professional. Experts say that hair often becomes thin when the body has a hormonal imbalance or lack of nutrients. These symptoms should not be ignored.

Some simple ways to know your health status

Carpal tunnel syndrome

This is a disease encountered by office workers, painters and cyclists. Raise your arms so that your arms are parallel to your face (as shown in the picture). Touch the tip of your finger to the palm of your hand. If you can hold this position for 1-2 minutes, you are perfectly fine. But if you experience tingling, numbness, or pain in your wrist or fingers, this may be a sign of carpal tunnel syndrome. This syndrome occurs when adjacent tissues put pressure on the middle nerve. If not treated properly, the pain and numbness will get worse.

Some simple ways to know your health status

Arterial diseases

Lie on the floor and raise your legs at an angle of 45 degrees (as shown). Hold that position for a few minutes. Then evaluate the color of the foot. White and very pale feet are a sign of poor blood circulation. This color change may appear on both feet or just on one side. Peripheral arteries send blood to the extremities. When arteries are blocked, muscles do not receive enough oxygen and unpleasant symptoms such as numbness or pain may occur. If left untreated, this disease can cause heart attack and stroke.

Some simple ways to know your health status


To take this test, you need to stay in a quiet room. Place your hands near your ears and rub your fingers together. Then, place your hands as far away as possible and rub your fingers together. If you can still hear the fingers rubbing against each other, then your hearing is perfectly normal. Don't forget to check the other ear./.

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