What Your Face Is Telling You About Your HealthHealth & Wellness

August 30, 2019 13:13
What Your Face Is Telling You About Your Health

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Having a closer look at your face show clues about your health - if you know precisely what to look for. The blemishes appearing on the cheek, chin, forehead or nose may seem random for you but according to experts, each zone marks a clear representation of a certain health concern.

Those spots on skin and dark circles can be a clear signal that something is wrong in your body.

Pimples on Nose, Forehead

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Pimples on your nose and forehead may be due to stress. When you are not being able to deal with stress, your body releases adrenaline that can increase oil production and amplify the likelihood of breakouts. You can comfort your pimples with leave-on acne treatment and with everyday yoga practice. Yoga not only helps you cope with stress but also improve the blood flow to your skin further making it glow.

Pimple on Chin

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Pimples on chin occur mostly when you are about to have your period. The high levels of testosterone and progesterone are responsible for giving you those breakouts. You can get rid of these pimples by eliminating sugar and processed foods as it can relieve the hormonal stimuli that can lead to acne. A salicylic acid formula can also help clear the pore and cut down the inflammation.


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Blotches can occur at times on the face and neck due to fluctuating stress hormones while pimple-like red bumps can be a sign of digestive ailments. Taking antibiotics can help clear high levels of bacteria in the bowels and clear the skin. It is better to stay away from the sun and spicy foods because it can worsen the redness. To regulate digestion engage more in stress-relieving activities like yoga and tat more probiotics. Further, using a face primer can be a good way to conceal the redness.

If you can see a symmetrical butterfly-type rash on your face then it is a symptom of lupus that attacks the immune system. It is strongly recommended to see your doctor as soon as possible if you the rashes are accompanied by symptoms like tiredness and weight gain.

Puffiness Under Eyes

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The puffiness under your eyes or under-eye bags is not just an outcome of fatigue or lack of sleep. It may also be due to chronic allergies, which may also lead to the tell-tale dark purple hue. A matte concealer may help you to cover the under-eye dark circles. Be sure that you are picking concealer of the same tone as your foundation. It should not be lighter or shimmery, which will further focus attention on the puffiness.

Allergens like pollen also lead to the release of histamine, a chemic that contributes to runny nose and puffiness. Over-the-counter antihistamine can help lessen the irritation in a few weeks. See your doctor for the best treatment.

-Sowmya Sangam

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