Physical Warning Signs No Woman Should Ignore

A woman's body goes through a lot of changes throughout her lifetime, so it is natural to expect some new developments. Many changes are entirely normal, even if they do not appear to be the same as the changes another woman is going through. Thus, women typically do not need to worry about every little change or symptom their body exhibits. 

With that said, however, there are some crucial warning signs no woman should ever ignore. Any unusual symptom that persists without reason should be checked out as it may be a sign of something more serious. What follows are some of the major unexpected symptoms women should pay attention to if they keep occurring.

Unexplained Excessive Weight Loss

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Most women are not likely to complain about weight loss, but when it happens unexpectedly or without effort, it is something they should be concerned about. One of the reasons for this is because unexplained weight loss of over ten pounds is a common symptom of many medical conditions, including many forms of cancer, type 1 diabetes, and Crohn's disease. Women should bring it up with a doctor if ten or more pounds were lost within six to twelve months, even if no other symptoms are present. The amount of weight is important, because just a couple pounds of weight loss, even if it is unexpected, isn't usually something to worry about, since everyone's weight tends to fluctuate.

Keep reading to learn more about the physical warning signs no woman should ignore now.

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Heather Hanks