Many people are tired, stressed, and not feeling their best. When this becomes normal, it’s easy to ignore new things that happen with your health. If you work long hours, are responsible for child or elder care, or go to work and school, you may feel as if you don’t have time to stop and care for yourself. However, there are some symptoms that should not be ignored. If you notice any of these visual signs you are actually not healthy, you need to be seen by a doctor as soon as possible.


Yellow Eyes or Skin

Yellowing of the eyes or skin is called jaundice.[1] It’s a sign of liver problems. It’s also one of the body’s warning signs you shouldn’t ignore. There are many causes of jaundice, and Brevard Health Alliance can make a diagnosis.


Infrequent Urination or Bowel Movements

Dark yellow urine is a sign of dehydration.[2] By the time you’re dehydrated, your body systems are at risk for heart rhythm disruptions and kidney problems. Infrequent bowel movements aren’t just uncomfortable. Compacted stool could perforate the bowel and lead to an infection. Brevard Health Alliance treats dehydration and constipation.


Terrible Headache

Headaches are common. If you get what feels like the worst headache of your life, don’t ignore this warning sign.[3] You may be having a stroke or an aneurysm.

No matter how busy you are, these are important body signs you shouldn’t ignore. It’s important to put your health first. At the first instance you notice any of these signs, you should be seen by a physician. To make an appointment with Brevard Health Alliance, contact us today.