10 Subtle Signs You’re Not as Healthy as You Think

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By The Captain January 17, 2020

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Skin tags

This issue is so common, many people simply ignore it. However, MD Mark Menolascino explains that some of these skin growths are ‘related to abnormal cholesterol metabolism.’ Apparently, they are ‘especially a concern when seen around the eyes.’

Such tags, called xanthelasmata, can be diagnosed by analyzing your lipid levels; if they turn out to be caused by cholesterol, you might want to adjust your diet and lifestyle.

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Indigestion

There are countless causes for indigestion: bad food combinations, eating large quantities at once, eating too late at night are just a few. The point is, we all suffer from indigestion from time to time, but it can also be a symptom of a serious illness.

DO Peter Bidey, assistant professor of family medicine, Philadelphia, explains that ‘Indigestion could be an early sign of cardiac or other gastrointestinal problems. If indigestion persists or does not respond to common over-the-counter medications, you should seek out your medical care provider.’

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