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10 Body Signals That Suggest Impeding Body Functions

By Sravia Sivaram

Whenever some of the important functions in the body are impeded, our body sends certain signals to us. We often tend to ignore these signals and fail to address these issues.

These signals are in the form of symptoms of body weakness. It is really important to recognise these signs in order to avoid further complications.

Our body shows certain signs of body weakness and these should never be ignored. This article will answer your question on how to find out that the body has problems.

The best thing that you can do is to recognise these symptoms quite early and take the best action as soon as possible. The symptoms of failing body function shouldn't be ignored, as it might worsen an existing condition to something more severe.

Hence, it is quite important to understand the symptoms of body weakness before it's too late.

Read this article to find out some of the most common symptoms of body weakness.


1. Poor Sleep, Irritability, Leg Cramps:

These signals mean that the body lacks potassium and magnesium. The best thing you can do is to include magnesium-rich foods in the diet like nuts, almonds and linseeds. To take care of potassium deficiency, you must consume green leafy vegetables like spinach and chard.


2. Salt Food Craving:

Cravings for salty foods indicate an inflammation or infection in the body, particularly in the urogenital system.


3. Dry Skin:

Dry skin occurs when the body lacks Vitamin E. You must increase your consumption of fish, nuts and vegetable oil.


4. Cravings For Sweet:

Increased desire for sweets suggest that you may suffer from nervous exhaustion. Hence, you will require glucose to supply energy to the body. This might also be one of the major symptoms of body weakness. You will be drained out of energy and you must consume honey or dark chocolate to prevent gastrointestinal issues.


5. Bleeding Gums:

Bleeding gums indicate that you lack vitamin C. So, consume plenty of tea, fruits, vegetables and garlic.


6. Desire For Raw Foods:

This is a sign of gastritis or liver issues. During such situations, raw foods soothe the stomach and reduce cramps.


7. Dry Skin On Elbows:

This indicates Vitamin A and C deficiency. Consumption of more fruits and vegetables like oranges, carrots, apricots and pumpkin will serve the purpose.


8. Increased Desire For Seafood:

Increased desire for seafood also indicates that your body lacks iodine.


9. Desire For Sour Food:

This indicates that the body requires sour food to stimulate the gall bladder and liver. Hence, you must consume cranberries and lemons more.


10. Brittle Hair And Nails:

This indicates that the body lacks calcium and Vitamin C. Hence, you must consume more of milk, legumes, potatoes, whole grains, etc.

When you find out these symptoms of body weakness, it is better to take an action immediately.

Story first published: Thursday, December 15, 2016, 13:30 [IST]
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