The human body undergoes changes from its fetal state to the last moments of its life. These changes are constant and are driven by different biological reasons. It is important to follow and understand each of these metamorphoses because these are sometimes signs that our body sends to warn us probably of imminent danger.
Generally, when something goes wrong in our body, symptoms begin to manifest themselves. One must be very attentive and vigilant when they appear because these symptoms can be of paramount importance. Recognizing the first signs of a disease, in fact, makes it possible to heal it in time, especially when it comes to cancer.
Here is a list of things that can be indicators of cancer:
16 – An unexplained weight loss:
Losing weight is one of the main symptoms of cachexia, which itself is slimming the body of the order of 10 to 20% of initial body weight. This case accompanies cancers of the stomach or esophagus. Unexplained weight loss occurs when the cancer attacks and interferes with the function of the liver.
15 – Chronic heartburn:
Heartburn lasting longer than 3 weeks may be a sign of cancer of the stomach or esophagus.
14 – Intestinal disorders:
A sudden or persistent change in intestinal transit is one of the symptoms of colorectalcancer. Constipation that worsens or that appears suddenly also and lasts a long time.
13 – Difficulty swallowing:
If you swallow hard, you feel pain or a burning sensation by eating food, it may remind us of painful sore throats. Except that this effect does not dissipate after treatment against angina. This may indicate the presence of a tumor that blocks the throat or esophagus.
12 – Frequent fevers :
In general, fever is a symptom of a bacterial or viral infection. In the case of cancers, the fever is prolonged. Indeed, if your temperature is unstable or reaches beyond 38.5 degrees for a duration that exceeds 48 hours it is recommended to consult your doctor.
11 – Unexplained fatigue:
Intense fatigue that does not result from physical exertion is one of the most well-known symptoms in people with cancer. When fatigue becomes troublesome and handicaps our daily activities, it is highly recommended to talk to your doctor.
10 – Respiratory difficulty – shortness of breath : (Open next page to continue reading):