Although we do not have medicine , but the body actually has a special signal that will tell us of health problems . Unfortunately, our body signals is usually ignored .
" The body will send signals in the form of specific symptoms or signs to warn us of possible danger . Indeed most of these symptoms will not develop into serious , " said Neil Shulman , one of the doctors who wrote the book Your Body ‘s Red Light Warning Signals .
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One example is the body’s signal that is transmitted headache , this is the impact of stress , the eyes are too tense , lack of sleep , dehydration , lack of caffeine , and so forth .
However, there are some medical symptoms that should not be ignored and immediately seek medical help .
1 . Paralyzed in an arm or leg , tingling , numbness , confusion , double vision , slurred speech , difficulty finding words, and weakness , especially on one part of the body or face .
These are symptoms of a stroke or ” brain attack ” . This condition occurs because the oxygen supply to the brain is blocked or ruptured blood vessel so that the portion of the brain tissue to die .
The symptoms differ depending on the area of the brain is hit . If the large blood vessels are clogged , that extensive areas of the body that will be affected person will experience paralysis on one part of the body and loss of functions , such as speech disorders . If the small blood vessels are clogged , the paralysis is usually confined to the arms or legs , or it could be on the face .
2 . Chest pain or discomfort ; pain in the arms , jaw , or neck ; cold sweat ; suddenly weak ; nausea ; vomiting ; or shortness of breath .
These are symptoms of a heart attack . If you experience these symptoms immediately to the hospital . For first aid , you can chew an aspirin to prevent damage to the heart muscle during a heart attack .
Not all people who have a heart attack chest pain . Some people , especially those who are diabetic and elderly women , it does not feel any pain or numbness .
3 . Sense weak and pain in the lower legs , chest pain , shortness of breath , or coughing up blood .
These are symptoms of blood clots in the legs , especially after sitting for a long time . These symptoms are also experienced by patients who lie down shortly after surgery . If you suddenly feel chest pain or shortness of breath , small pieces of blood clot may have broken and the blood vessels leading to the lungs . It is a life-threatening condition .
4 . The Blood in the urine without pain
Whenever you see blood in the urine , consult your doctor immediately , even though you do not feel pain . Kidney stones or urinary tract and prostate infections are a common cause of blood in the urine . Other diseases are often characterized by blood in the urine is a cancer of the kidney or urinary tract cancers around .
5 . Worsening asthma symptoms
An asthma attack is characterized by difficulty breathing and coughing wheezing . When these attacks are not improving or getting worse , get to the doctor . If neglected can trigger an asthma attack damage to chest muscles .