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What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You: 9 Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore.

What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You: 9 Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore.

By Catherine Guthrie, Experience Life The body is a magnificent machine. When things go awry, it generally doesn’t just shut down without warning, like an incandescent light bulb popping its filament. Instead it sends us little signals (think of them as gentle biological taps on the shoulder) letting us know that something is amiss. “Physical signs and symptoms are ways your body tries to alert you to deeper imbalances,” says Elson M. Haas, MD, a San Rafael, Calif., physician with a natural-medicine approach and author of Staying Healthy with Nutrition (Celestial Arts, 2006). “Taking the time to decipher the body’s codes is always better than simply popping a pill and hoping the symptoms just go away. Ideally, we want to get to the causes of problems, not just suppress the end result of ill health.” But interpreting the body’s quirky Morse code requires a deep level of bod...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/what-your-body-is-trying...

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