Advice 1: Causes of paleness

Pale skin may be a symptom of diseases or be the result of exposure to adverse factors. This and poor nutrition, bad ecology, stress, Smoking and excessive alcohol. Also discoloration of the face can provoke an emotional shock.
Causes of paleness
The most common cause paleness of the skin – anemia. If a person is constantly pale, he has a low blood pressure, fatigue and irritability, it is constantly cold, especially cold hands and feet, this may indicate the presence of iron deficiency anemia. In this disease the red blood cells a low level of haemoglobin, capillaries under the skin fill with enough blood. Often anemia is present in people interested in diets, is called insufficient iron content in food.
Pale skin can be in heart failure. When stenocardia ("angina pectoris", ischemic disease) is lack of blood flow to the heart muscle. Amid the pallor of the skin appear the tightness in the heart area, pain radiating to left arm, neck and even back.

Angina pain occurs on a background of well-being after physical activity (running, climbing stairs), excessive emotions (positive and negative), after a hearty dinner, when walking in cold weather. The attack lasts up to 10 minutes with rest or medication (nitroglycerin).

If, along with pallor pain not associated with physical activity, and the attack lasts more than 15 minutes, it is possible that developing a myocardial infarction.
Pallor accompanies and vegetative-vascular dystonia. Dystonia is also characterized by dizziness, fatigue, hot flashes, swings in body temperature, arrhythmia, chest pain, constantly cold hands and feet, sweating, a reaction to the change of weather etc.
Pale skin is a symptom of hypothyroidism (lack of thyroid hormones). Hypothyroidism may be accompanied by anaemia, and therefore there is pallor with yellowish tint. Anemia hypothyroidism occurs due to poor iron absorption in the intestine.
Pale skin is accompanied by tuberculosis. In the literature there is even a term "consumptive pallor". In tuberculosis there is a sharp decrease of body weight, coughing, krovoharkanye, evening rise of body temperature up to 38 degrees and strong night sweats.
Unusual poverty can be a symptom of blood cancer (leukemia). In addition to pallor in leukaemia appear on the skin bruises at the slightest touch, under eye blue circles, people are constantly weak, lethargic, drowsy.
Pallor occurs when strong fright, when in the blood of adrenaline, causing vasoconstriction. In this case there is and increased heart rate.
Pale look of people who lack physical activity. The heart of this people is working with less intensity, their body suffers from lack of oxygen.
In women pallor may occur during menstruation and pregnancy.
Some people have pale skin by nature. In this case, to cope with this will help cosmetics and tan.
Many people have pale skin with age. The skin loses moisture, starts to produce less collagen, it becomes more vulnerable to external impact.
The appearance of the skin and the entire body, is influenced by stress, poor environment, Smoking, consumption of alcohol.

Advice 2 : Why is pale face

There is no universal, mandatory for all standards of appearance, including evidence of health or disease. So, for example, the pale face is not always indicative that a person some kind of disease. However, at the same time, pallor may be a symptom of many diseases, so it is advisable to still consult a doctor and get tested, and if necessary – treatment.
Why is pale face

To make the correct diagnosis and prescribe appropriate treatment only by a qualified doctor. However, each person is useful to know about the following signs to find them or their loved ones, do not delay treatment to physicians.

If the face is not only pale, but with unnatural "matte gloss", reminiscent of the wax (about people and say – "a wax doll"), it may be a sign of pernicious anemia or Addison's disease-Barmera caused by lack of vitamin B12 in the body. Another characteristic symptom of this illness is bright-red tongue (as complications becomes as if varnished).

In that case, if the pallor is combined with such features as common facial edema (puffiness), and especially the puffiness ("bags"), then it is most likely caused by kidney diseases.

Excessive pallor, especially in combination with pale, on the verge of lividity of the lips is a sign of a sharp oxygen deficiency in the body. The most likely cause is a narrowing of the lumen of the aorta. Be sure to consult your doctor.

If pallor is associated with yellow, especially in combination with weakness, General malaise, fever, headache, it can be a sign of early sepsis. You should immediately seek medical help!

Very often pallor caused by anemia, there is a lack of hemoglobin in the blood, usually paired with a lack of red blood cells (erythrocytes).

Short-term pallor may occur due to severe pain attack or due to a sudden fright, shock, caused by some unpleasant news. In such cases, it usually passes quickly after the cessation of pain or when the person calms down.

But sometimes the pallor is due to quite harmless domestic reasons – disordered regime of the day, long sitting at the computer, intense sessions, especially if the person almost does not happen in the fresh air! In this case, it is necessary to reduce the load, be sure to find time for walking or sports outside the house, and sleep in a well ventilated area.

Remember: health is in vain not worth the risk!

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