No doubt you’re used to having your doctor check your breathing, reflexes, blood and urine. But you may not know that other parts of your body can signal you in some very surprising ways—sometimes long before medical tests do—that you have a certain disease or are at risk for one.

For instance: Do you know how your hair gives a clue to the health of your heart? When your tongue tells you that your kidneys are in trouble? How your pulse shows that you’re at risk for a serious illness, such as cancer?

Read the articles below for the answers to these questions—plus other amazing ways your body tells you to pay attention…


Health Clues From Your Hair, Skin, Eyes, Tongue…and More

What Your Hair Says About Your Health

What Your Skin Is Trying to Tell You

What Your Eyes Reveal

Say Ahhh! Your Tongue Gives Important Clues About Your Overall Well-Being… If You Know What to Look For

The Fine Art of Tongue Diagnosis

Head-to-Toe Diagnostic Clues—Part 1

Subtle Ways to Read Your Body

Head-to-Toe Diagnostic Clues—Part 2

What Your Pulse Tells You About Your Health

Craving Chocolate? Or a Burger? Here’s What Your Body May Be Trying to Tell You

What Your Height Says About Your Health

4 Clues to How Long You Will Live

What Body Odors Can Tell You About Your Health

What Your Breath Says About Your Health

Tales from the Toilet

What Your Urine Is Trying to Tell You

Dark Urine? Smelly Urine? Frequent Urination? What Your Pee Says About Your Health

What Your Kidneys May Be Telling You

Stool Testing Can Tell You Lots About Your Health

What Your Bowel Movements Reveal About Your Health