What Your Skin Can Tell You About Your Health

Pale complexion? Sudden breakouts? Learn what causes common skin concerns -- and what to do (10 Photos)

Marissa Capodanno on Feb 19, 2012 at 12:04PM

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Droopiness can signal dehydration, explains Dr. Day, and there's an easy way to check if you have a problem. "Pinch your skin,” she says. "If it doesn’t bounce back quickly, you may not be getting enough water.” Proper hydration naturally plumps skin cells to prevent sagging -- so not sipping enough water can cause drooping, she says. Other signs of dehydration include dry mouth and lingering fatigue. To stop the droop, make sure you’re drinking enough water. For optimal health, experts suggest eight glasses a day.

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