You look in the mirror countless times a day – but are you catching onto the potential warning signs? Certain features on your face can be indicative of a health condition. Find out what your face is trying to tell you.
Learning that you have a health condition may be as simple as checking yourself out. Each condition below expresses itself with symptoms that are visible on your face.
Condition: High Cholesterol
Symptom: A grayish-white ring around your cornea. This ring is actually a deposit of lipids (fats) around the edge of the cornea.
Solution: Control your high cholesterol. Click here to learn how to normalize your cholesterol levels.
Symptom: Bumps inside your lower eyelid. Pull down your eyelid and look inside; if there are cobblestone-like bumps present, it means you’re probably allergic to something. Inflammation of the eye or puffiness of the lids is often due to allergies or sinus problems.
Solution: Click here for an anti-allergy attack plan.
Condition: B Vitamin Deficiency
Symptom: Cracks in the corner of your mouth. Additionally, this condition could lead to a sore tongue and sores in your mouth.
Solution: Eat dark, leafy greens and take a multivitamin. Click here to learn more about the benefits of vitamin B.
Condition: High Risk for Heart Disease
Symptom: A vertical crease in your ear lobe may signal a 33% increase in your risk for heart disease. Although the connection is still unclear, experts believe that some of the genetic factors that influence earlobe creases may also play a role in heart disease.