from view but
what goes on in there is not.
It is a fact that changes inside
will show up on the outside, namely in our hair,
skin and nails.
Scientists can test a hair follicle to gain
insight into your life.
For instance, if you have been taking any
type of drug,
it will show up in your hair.
The effect is similar to the life rings on a tree.
Each one has a story to tell about the
life of that tree during that year.
Chemicals separate out in your hair like
rings yielding a timeline of use or abuse.
The largest organ in your body is your skin and it happens to be on the
outside of you.
It provides a protective layer for the rest of the organs of your body.
Your skin retains moisture, promotes homeostasis, regulates body temperature and gets rid of waste toxins. It has to be all things to all systems. Because
it has such a big job, it would stand to reason that it is affected by changes we don’t normally see.
This is not bad news. The skin can give early warning signs to us about conditions that need to be dealt with right away. Thanks in part to your skin, many diseases can be caught in the
early stages and treated. With some of the signs, the underlying causes may be obvious and some may not. Either way, it is an eye-opener into the complex world of your skin.
The skin also stores vitamin D that it receives from the rays of the sun, and there are many pain receptors in the skin helping to protect you from deeper harm.
detecting heat from a hot stove can prevent a more serious injury to the
But, did you know that your skin can also be an internal alarm?
When problems arise inside, they are manifest on the skin in the form of rashes, bruises, raised bumps, moles, discolorations and the like. Investigating these skin changes just may save your life.
While the skin can tell us what may be happening just below the surface, it is not the main problem. To take care of what you see on the outside, some changes need to be made that correct the underlying condition inside.
If caught early, most conditions predicted by your skin may be treated or reversed. The key here is to bring attention to any skin conditions when they happen.
You want to change your lifestyle to transform your body from the inside out.
As long as you are still breathing, your body can be reshaped by what you put into it.
Eating more natural foods that contain whole grains, unsaturated fats,
healthy oils and the
essential vitamins can get your body back on track.
Also with what you put on your skin, be proactive with good care of your skin.
So, what does your skin say about your health?
It may say more than you are letting on.
If your skin is trying to tell you something, listen.