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What your skin is trying to warn you about: the most common symptoms

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Skin (lat. Cutis) - the outer cover of the animal's body - an organ. In biology, the outer cover of vertebrate animals. The skin protects the body from a wide range of external influences, participates in respiration, thermoregulation, metabolic and many other processes. In addition, the skin represents a massive receptive field of various types of surface sensitivity (pain, pressure, temperature, etc.). The skin is the largest organ in area. The skin area in an adult reaches 1.5-2.3 m², weight 4-6%, and together with hypodermis 16-17% of the total body weight.

Dermatosis (from other Greek means “skin”) is the name of various skin diseases. The term denotes skin lesions, which are characterized by special manifestations and causes. They can be either congenital or acquired.

Men are not too reverent about their face and hardly notice a change in the quality of the skin depending on nutrition, which cannot be said about women who carefully care for it. In this article, you will learn what your skin is trying to warn you about when acne appears on it, when it dries, and your face swells.


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The faster you eat, the less nutrients your body can absorb. The sense of taste, the processes of chewing and swallowing food contribute to better absorption of nutrients. The skin ages faster if it does not receive the necessary amount of proteins, vitamins and minerals. Therefore, do not just eat, but eat, chewing thoroughly, enjoy food in order to get the maximum benefit.


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Foods high in iodine can cause blackheads, so dermatologists have long been advised to use caution when consuming such foods. If you often get acne on your skin, reduce your intake of iodine-rich foods - these are clams, soy sauce, and cranberries.

Dry skin

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Dehydration is a threat to your entire body, including your skin. Although you may not feel thirsty, your dry skin is already indicative of dehydration. And then you should drink more water, or at least eat more foods that contain a lot of moisture.

Swollen face

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Essential to our body fatty acids contained in seeds and oils protect against skin inflammation. A swollen face may mean that you need to add more fat to your diet.

Facial redness

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If you are allergic to a particular product, redness of your face may indicate this. Many people do not even realize that they may be intolerant of certain products, usually these are products with a high content of gluten or dairy products. If your face turns red every now and then, and you can’t give an explanation for this, it’s better for you to consult an allergy specialist without any embarrassment.

Rough skin

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70% of your skin consists of collagen - and collagen needs vitamin C. If you have a deficiency of this vitamin, your skin becomes rough and inelastic. An excellent source of vitamin C are citrus fruits, broccoli, and leafy greens.


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Stretch marks look like battle scars obtained in the fight against excess weight - and of course you do not want to be seen on your body. The more difficult it is to get rid of scars, the less zinc in the body, which plays a decisive role in the restoration and healing. To make stretch marks less noticeable, eat more spinach, shrimp, seeds, and other high-zinc foods.

Bags under the eyes

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It turns out that alcoholic drinks dehydrate. Prolonged dehydration can lead to sagging of the skin under the eyes and on the face as a whole. By drinking a glass or two of water before going to bed, you may compensate for dehydration, and bags under the eyes will become less noticeable, but they will not completely disappear. In addition, drinking liquid at night will make your sleep less calm and effective - making the bags under your eyes even larger. If you constantly notice dark circles under the eyes, this may be a sign that you should reduce alcohol consumption.

Uneven complexion

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A healthy appearance of your skin depends a lot on nutrition. Uneven complexion indicates a lack of nutrients, a lack of vitamins and minerals. Nutrient deficiency can occur due to malnutrition or malnutrition. Even those who overeat, often lack nutrients if they eat foods that lose a lot of nutrients during processing. All this can negatively affect your appearance.

Wrinkled forehead

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A wrinkled forehead may indicate that you are eating too much sugar. Excessive consumption of sugary foods can lead to the destruction of collagen and elastin, which keep your skin supple and your forehead smooth, without wrinkles.

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