Face – a barometer of good health!
The pale complexion is caused by insufficient filling of the capillaries in the face. Chinese medicine believes that this is mostly a deficiency or cold disease, and it is a manifestation of poor constitution.
In addition, such as major bleeding, shock caused by strong contraction of capillaries, hypothyroidism, chronic nephritis, lead poisoning, etc., will also cause paleness.
The flushing complexion has both physiological and pathological features.
The former appears to be related to drinking, sun exposure, day and night sports or emotional activities, anger or shyness; most of them are caused by high fever diseases caused by infection, such as typhoid fever, malaria, tuberculosis, pneumonia and so on.
If you take a drug such as atropine to dilate blood vessels, and a large amount of hormones, it will also cause temporary flushing of the face.
In addition, patients with lupus erythematosus, carbon monoxide poisoning will also have symptoms of flushing.
The blue-purple complexion is mainly caused by the lack of oxygen. The pain of pain often makes the face pale and bruising, heart failure, congenital heart disease, etc., and the face will turn into cyanosis.
The yellowish complexion is mainly caused by cell damage, or the concentration of bilirubin in the blood exceeds the normal range at both ends of the biliary tract, and is infiltrated into the tissue and mucous membrane. It is medically called “jaundice”.
Mainly found in acute jaundice hepatitis, gallstones, acute cholecystitis, cirrhosis, liver cancer, pancreatic head cancer and other patients.
In addition, patients with hookworm disease may have symptoms of yellowing due to chronic chronic blood loss.
Chinese medicine believes that black face is a manifestation of kidney cancer, so it is often used to treat kidney.
In addition, cirrhosis, adrenaline dysfunction, chronic renal insufficiency, chronic cardiopulmonary insufficiency, liver cancer and other patients, will also appear darkened.
Due to the physiological phenomenon, the face becomes black, the age-related pigmentation spots, and the pregnancy spots of women are normal phenomena, not diseases.