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7 Signs your body gives when it's on the edge

7 Signs your body gives when it's on the edge

He gives the signals, but you end up ignoring them. When he notices, his body collapsed. Overwork, worries day and night and lack of time to relax end up leading the body to work at the limit of capacity. Maintaining quality of life depends on many factors. "But frequent medical follow-up helps identify a problem early on, when it's easier to treat," says Dr. Nelson Carvalhaes Neto, who is in charge of the check-up area at Fleury, Medicina e Saúde. In a detailed conversation with Minha Life, the expert indicates in which points to pay attention to know if it is alright with your health. The level of tiredness, sleep, and weight variation reveal far more than you can imagine. Notice, and noticing something strange, be sure to get medical help.


Feeling heavy after a lot of effort (mental or physical) and beyond normal. What you can not do is to spend the whole day devastated by one or two working hours. "Tiredness poses a threat when it becomes disproportionate to the stimulus," says Fleury's doctor. Other symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pain, coughing and joint pain should be closely monitored. If they come up when you feel like you've tried too hard, you'd better get help. In the office, we will ask for the necessary tests to diagnose what has caused all this.


Suffering for days at a time is alert. The intensity of the pain and the reasons that make it worse help the doctor to discover the source of the problem. Anyway, you can not get used to the feeling of having a tractor macerating your head. The sign of exhaustion is clear and requires diagnostic detail.


Who lives angry, and thinks this is personality trait, needs to revise this thought. Really, there are people who lose their temper more easily. But to live with the nerves to the flower of the skin indicates that something is wrong. "A picture of dysthymia, depression or anxiety is bothered by a lot of irritation," explains Dr. Nelson Carvalhaes. Sometimes, however, you just need to take a few days off or balance your food so your mood will return to normal.

Weight gain

In addition to being a reflection of sedentary lifestyle and unregulated eating, sudden weight gain may be a consequence of fluid retention. The problem is common in patients who suffer from heart, kidney or liver failure and may also be a side effect of some medication. Therefore, never take any medication without medical advice and notify your clinician if you notice any unusual reactions in the body.

Lack of sleep

Both difficulty sleeping and unsatisfactory sleep are signs of a problem. Stress, anxiety and depression are some of the most common and require immediate attention. If they are not treated properly, these conditions can have cardiovascular repercussions, such as increased blood pressure and even more serious problems, such as a heart attack.

Worry that does not go away

Problems accumulate and you can not get rid of them , even when the expedition ends or on weekends. The situation is common and, contrary to what you think, there is nothing productive. "Chronic stress can lead to high blood pressure, acute cardiovascular and cerebrovascular problems, as well as digestive (colic and diarrhea) and psychiatric disorders," says the check-up specialist.

Deregulated appetite

At one time, you is able to eat an entire buffet, alone. The next day, he spends hours with a salty cracker. This can be a sign of too much anxiety and lack of some nutrients. But do not even think about compensating for it by taking vitamin supplementation on your own. There is the risk of erroneous doses, impairing the metabolism and overloading the functions of some organs, such as the kidneys, explains the doctor. A balanced diet is essential to keep up and get the hang of day-to-day activities without going bad.

Age Aged

From age 40, your body starts to experience the effects of decreased testosterone. This is what experts call the Androgenic Disorder of Male Aging (DAEM), a poorly diagnosed change. "DAEM is characterized by the reduction of testosterone in the blood, the main male hormone, which can cause mood changes associated with decreased intellectual activity, depression and irritability," says urologist Fleury Medicina e Saúde, Jorge Fragoso

According to the specialist, there may also be a reduction in muscle mass and strength, thinning of the hairs, bone mineral density, changes in the skin and increase in visceral fat. "The clinical picture involves physical factors, which are also reflected in psychological aspects, causing a direct impact on male sexual health such as decreased libido and the quality of erections," explains the specialist. doctor at least once a year. He will ask for the necessary tests to identify any changes in cholesterol, triglycerides, blood pressure and, as it could not be, changes in the prostate.

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