12 Strange Signs That You Might Have a Serious Illness

By The Captain December 9, 2020

Wellness Captain Strange Signs of a Serious Illness

  1. Bloating

If you’ve just had a cheat day filled with extra pasta, sweets and soda, bloating is perfectly normal – and should be expected. Unpleasant as it may be, this symptom is extremely common during menstruation or pregnancy too.

However, if you’re experiencing abdominal cramping regardless of what you eat and drink, it might be a real problem. Sometimes, this problem can hide a serious diagnosis such as ovarian cancer or liver disease. If you’re bloating along with abdominal cramps, vomiting or blood in your stool, make sure to contact the doctor right away.


  1. Dry mouth

Usually, when your mouth is as dry as the Sahara Desert, it’s probably time to increase your water intake. However, sometimes this can also be a sign of Sjogren’s syndrome, an immune disorder which affects your eyes and mouth making them excessively dry.

Mayo Clinic says this condition can appear at any age, but it’s most commonly encountered in women over 40.


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