Your 10-minute DIY health check
are so focused on the health of the little life growing inside us, we can forget to tend to the host, who after all needs to be well enough to grow a healthy baby. But staying well is important for baby and for ourselves, not just to catch anything that may be going wrong before it gets serious, but also for our longevity and overall feeling of well-being. So how to stay on top of your health? Take a look in the mirror.
THE BODY KNOWS
More than performing the multitude of processes that keeps you in one piece throught the day, your body also gives you clear warning signs when things are starting to go wrong. All you need to do is look for the clues it’s showing you. Doctors agree that performing small health checks on a regular monthly basis can make all the difference when it comes to nipping diseases or health issues in the bud. Minor complaints that are easy to ignore, such as brittle nails or dry lips, can be indications of more serious health problems. If you find something on your body that you’re not sure of, always have it checked out by your doctor to ensure that if there is something going on, you catch it early enough to do something about it.