The skin can suffer a lot of things, and it can also alarm you when there is something wrong with your health. When you look at yourself in the mirror, you can see the overall picture of your body’s health.
– People whose blood is low in oxygen tend to have a grey color to their skin, which can be a result of early pneumonia, tuberculosis, or it can point to an early stage of heart attack. The skin can turn gray due to an inflammation of the thin layer of the abdomen tissue, caused by bacteria or fungi.
– People that experience liver, spleen or pancreas problems, tend to have a bluish color to their skin. It can often point to lead poisoning as well.
– Tanned or darkened skin without natural sun tanning is often a sign of hereditary disorders – hemochromatosis, which is characterized by excessive accumulation of iron in the body.
– People who have rashes with painful red blisters on their face are likely to be allergic to gluten. The blisters can be mainly found on your knees, elbows, back and buttocks.
– People with chapped lips usually lack B group vitamins such as niacin, riboflavin and vitamin B6.
– Puffy eyes and dark circles under the eyes can indicate excessive salt intake, which stimulates capillary dilatation and swelling.