World Health Day 2023: Persistent or frequent pain in any part of the body makes your life difficult along with being painful. However, sometimes it can also be a sign of a serious illness along with a nutritional deficiency. Persistent pain can be a sign of diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis as well as osteoarthritis, fibroids, stomach ulcers, cancer, multiple cirrhoses, AIDS, and even gallbladder disease. If they are not treated at the right time, they can cause health hazards.
World Health Day is celebrated every year on 7th April to create awareness among people about various health problems. Today we are telling about the common pain in the body, which can be difficult to ignore. If you have been ignoring a busy lifestyle or stress as the cause of these pains, then you need to be alert. For example, persistent headaches can be a sign of acidity to brain tumors, which is very important to be diagnosed in time.
Let’s take a look at the common pains that should not be ignored (World Health Day 2023)
The severity of the headache can tell the reason behind it. If the headache is frequent, it may be due to migraine, lack of sleep, strain on the eyes, and poor management of stress. However, this type of headache can be managed. In addition, women with menopause and severe iron deficiency may experience cold hands and feet as well as headaches.
2. Abdominal pain
There are many reasons behind this, such as gastrointestinal disorders, urinary tract infections or problems related to the reproductive system. Apart from this, due to indigestion to blisters, there can also be pain in the stomach. It is very important to get a medical examination done to know the reason behind the abdominal pain.
3. Joint pain
This is usually due to calcium deficiency and during menopause, due to the sudden drop in estrogen levels, calcium deficiency also occurs. Apart from this, health experts believe that joint pain can also be the cause of arthritis, whereas, back or back pain is a sign of problems related to the spinal cord or kidney.
4. Muscle pain
The main reason for this is usually vitamin-D deficiency. This problem is often seen especially in people who rarely go out in the sun. Due to this deficiency, pain and muscle pain can occur in many parts of the body. Consumption of Vitamin D can overcome this problem. But before that, it is necessary to get a doctor’s examination done.
5. Back / back pain
Sitting in one place for more than 5 hours can cause back pain accompanied by numbness or tingling. If your work involves sitting for hours in one place, then it can also lead to stiffness in your shoulders.
If the diet is not rich in nutrition and there is a lack of physical activity, then it increases the risk of arthritis.
6. Chest pain
Symptoms like chest pain can prove fatal, which should not be ignored or treated by yourself. It can also be a sign of a heart attack or pulmonary embolism, but it can also be caused by acid reflux or a blood clot in the lungs.
7. Pain in the feet
If there is swelling along with pain in the legs, it can be due to deep vein thrombosis or peripheral artery disease. You need to consult a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. Also, if leg pain is severe, starts suddenly, or is accompanied by swelling and redness, it could be a sign of a blood clot or nerve damage.
8. Other Pain
Apart from this, severe pain in the head with vomiting, frequent pain with numbness in any part of the body, chest pain, etc. can also be warning signs of serious illness. Therefore, it is better to get a doctor’s checkup done so that the reason can be known, instead of resorting to painkillers to get instant relief from pain.
Disclaimer: The advice and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purposes only. These should not be taken as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor if you have any questions or concerns.