8 Serious Diseases Signaled by Our Skin

8 Serious Diseases Signaled by Our Skin


11 months   ago


Health problems can be easily identified by our appearance, and our skin is one of the main indicators. That is why it is so important to be aware of the signals our skin can give us.

We at Bright Side put together the most common skin problems which can appear if there is something wrong inside your body.

8. Dark spots

Dark spots that suddenly popped up on your skin can be a symptom of adrenal insufficiency or Addison’s disease.


People with this disease can feel pain in the muscles and joints and lose their appetite. They have low blood pressure and low blood sugar. All these symptoms can be extremely dangerous. If you have them, make an appointment with a doctor immediately.

7. White patches

The disease where the skin loses pigmentation is called vitiligo. It develops when cells called melanocytes are killed by the body’s immune system, causing the area of skin to turn white because the cells no longer make pigment.

Vitiligo can be the consequence of adrenal insufficiency. It is better to make an appointment with an endocrinologist or dermatologist.

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