Warning signs are the signs that indicate any serious obstacle or condition you might face. It is essential to understand and react to such warning signs and reduces the risk of facing any such obstacle. When we talk about any health problem, there are always symptoms associated with it which helps doctor identifying the underlying disease. There are symptoms that seem common to us but can be linked with the serious health problem. It is our duty to identify early symptoms and treat it before it reaches an emergency level. Some such early symptoms include
1. Frequent Urination
Frequent urination is a need to urinate more times than you should normally do. It is important to understand that an urge to urinate frequently is linked with and is an early symptom of many health diseases. Most people ignore this problem thinking it to be the ordinary seasonal problem but ignoring this symptom can have repercussions in future. It can be a cause of any disease that affects the urinary tract, diabetes, prostate problem, stress, bladder cancer and many other diseases. Urinary tract diseases are the infections of urethra that causes an irritation to the urethra and calls for an empty bladder. This causes an urge to urinate. Diabetes is another most common cause of frequent urination. In fact every person who suffer from diabetes deals with the symptom of frequent urination. Diabetes is a chronic disease which develops when the sugar level or the glucose level of the body is extremely high. It is a serious disease that is associated with many other serious diseases.
Constipation is a disorder associated with the bowel movement which is infrequent or very hard to pass. Stool under this condition is hard and dry and bloating, abdominal pain are some of the symptoms of constipation. Constipation is a common problem and most of us have faced this problem at least once. Generally, most of the people get constipated for short duration and after some time bowel movement becomes normal. But, if you remain constipated for a longer duration then it can call for an emergency. It can affect the quality of life. It is important to look at this situation seriously as if it is left untreated, it can lead to the progression of the disease you might be suffering from. Constipation has many causes and an underlying associated diseases include inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer, hypothyroidism, celiac disease etc.. It can be a serious disorder associated with colon such as colon cancer. If it is left untreated then it can result in the blood in the toilet. Constipation does not always mean colon disorder but it can be linked with it.
3. Sleeping disorders
Sleeping disorder is the most ignored symptom. Insomnia is the most complained sleep disorder that can be defined as an inability to sleep properly or the lack of sleep. Symptoms of sleep disorder vary depending upon the type of disorder but some of the common symptoms include Inability to fall asleep at night, inability to stay asleep at night, fatigue, sleep attacks and sleep walking. Many people deal with sleep disorders due to stress but if the problem with sleep persists for a longer duration then it is important to contact the doctor and discuss all the sleep related symptoms. It is vital as sometimes it is caused by some medical conditions. Some common problems that are highly associated with sleep disorders are mental health problems, respiratory diseases, thyroid disease, kidney disease, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. In short, sleep is correlated to the functioning of almost all the organs of the body and lack of sleep could be a disorder of any disease and can also lead to the development of the disease. Sleep disorders are usually divided into six categories.
- Sleep related breathing disorders
- Central disorders of hypersomnolence
- Circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders
- Sleep related movement disorders
4. A severe Headache
Headaches are common among all of us and are usually correlated with the stress and tension of daily lives. Stress and tension are the biggest cause of a headache but are not the only cause of it. Headaches are ignored by most of us and we end up taking pain relief medicines that reduce the pain and other symptoms of it. It should be noted that persistent severe pain can be related to stress but there are high chances of the development of the medical condition. A headache is the common symptom of many health problems and it is not an easy task to find out an exact cause of a headache all by yourself. Therefore it is important to consult the doctor if you experience severe headaches after every interval or a persistent headache. There are many types of headaches such as a tension headache, cluster headache, migraine headache, headache related to sinus problem and headache related to high blood pressure and many more.
Identifying early warning signs can help you reduce the risk of any serious health problem that you might face in future. Prior consultation with the doctor can improve the symptoms of those diseases. Share this post with your family and friends and create awareness among them.