Body Language

Your body does its best to communicate what it needs. Are you listening? Learn what every ache, gurgle, pop and twitch means here.

Young person sneezes among blooming trees.
Itchy Throat? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
Tired person sitting on bed at home
Always Waking Up at 3 a.m.? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
close view of a man holding his jaw after waking up with jaw pain
Woke Up With Jaw Pain? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
woman with her hand on her throat because she has globus sensation
Feel Like You Always Have Something Stuck in Your Throat? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Health
woman drinking water
Dry Throat? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
woman at home holding her glasses in one hand and rubbing her itchy eyes with her other hand
Itchy Eyes? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Health
a woman looking at her mouth in the mirror because she has itchy gums
Itchy Gums? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
Woman looking at an eye stye in the mirror
Keep Getting Styes in Your Eye? Here's What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Health
back view of a person with long hair itching their scalp
Itchy Scalp? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Health
Young woman sitting up in bed looking worried because of morning anxiety
Waking Up With Anxiety? Here’s What Your Brain Is Trying to Tell You
Health
close view of a hand picking a tissue from the tissue box
Got Bloody Boogers? Here's What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Health
woman lying in bed and rubbing her eyes because she woke up with swollen eyelids
Woke Up With Swollen Eyelids? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
a woman in bed rubbing her eyes because she woke up with blurry vision
Woke Up With Blurry Vision? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
Woman with headache sitting on bed, feeling hungover without drinking
Woke Up Feeling Hungover but Didn't Drink? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
woman drinking water in bed after waking up dizzy
Woke Up Dizzy? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
Young Black woman wearing sunglasses in front of blue wall
Eyes Sensitive to Light? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Health
person drinking water in bed after waking up with dry mouth
Waking Up With Dry Mouth? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
Cropped Image Of Woman Eye
Is Your Eye Twitching? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
Woman sneezing after exercise outside
Sneezing After Exercise? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
woman working at her desk and rubbing her eyes because she has dry eye
Got Dry Eyes? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Health
Person with long black hair and a red shirt eating food with chopsticks and looking pensive
Food Suddenly Tastes Different? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
Woman in bed with a headache looking at smartphone
Getting Headaches at Night? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
woman putting on headphones before her outdoor workout
Plugged Ears During Exercise? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Fitness
A woman waking up with a headache in the morning
Always Waking Up With a Headache? Here's What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Health
Older adult holding a napkin in front of their mouth while sitting in the backseat of a car.
Too Much Saliva in Your Mouth? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
Woman lifting a dumbbell and yawning during her workout
Yawning During Your Workouts? Here's What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
peach on a blue background
Itchy Butt? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Health
Midsection Of Woman Holding Blister Pack of birth control pills, as a cause of recurring yeast infections
Keep Getting Yeast Infections? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
a woman in a polka dot dress holding her hands over her genitals because of vulvar itching
Itchy Vulva? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Health
woman sitting on the couch and holding her stomach in pain from tenesmus
Never Feel Finished After Pooping? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
woman hand holding her crotch with pain
Getting UTIs All the Time? Here's What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Health
Woman doing a forearm plank during an at-home workout on a blue yoga mat
Struggling With Planks? 3 Reasons Why and What You Can Do About It
Fitness
close view of two tampons in a person's hands, to represent pain when inserting a tampon
Pain Inserting a Tampon? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Health
Midsection Of Woman Holding Toilet Paper While Standing In Bathroom, as a concept of a burning sensation after urinating
Burns When You Pee? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Health
Person in black and white striped pajamas sitting on the edge of the bed with hands clasped and an uncomfortable facial expression
Waking Up Gassy? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
back view of a person holding their butt, suffering from sudden severe rectal pain
Painful Butt Cramps? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
Woman holding side plank pose during home workout
Can’t Hold a Side Plank for 30 Seconds? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Pink frosted donut on dark background
Craving Carbs? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Nutrition
Beautiful Energetic Fitness Girl Doing Mountain Climber Exercises. She is Doing a Workout in a Fenced Outdoor Basketball Court. Evening After Rain in a Residential Neighborhood Area.
Struggling With Mountain Climbers? Here's What Your Body Is Telling You
Fitness
Top view of a woman in bed who is bloated at the end of the day
Always Bloated at Night? Here's What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Health
A woman waking up nauseous in her bedroom at home
Woke Up Nauseous? Here's What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Health
A woman holding toilet paper in front of the toilet because she woke up with diarrhea
Woke Up With Diarrhea? Here’s What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Health
Young attractive woman doing bicycle crunches, grey studio backg
Can't Do Bicycle Crunches? Here's What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
A woman holding her nose because her farts smell really bad
Smellier Farts Than Usual? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Health
Woman's tattooed hands pouring sugar into cup of coffee, close-up
Always Gassy? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You About Your Gut Health
Health
Women Doing Sit-Ups as Part of a Workout Class
Can’t Do a Sit-Up? Here’s What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Man holding toilet paper roll in bathroom because of gluten and constipation
Haven’t Pooped in Days? Here Are the Common Causes of Constipation
Health
Athletes doing burpee exercise in crossfit gym
Struggling With Burpees? Here's What Your Body Is Telling You
Fitness
Person outside in workout clothes bending over to tie their shoe.
Can't Tie Your Shoes? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Person in living room doing legs up the wall pose.
Struggling With Legs Up the Wall Pose? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Woman lying in the bed and holding her leg because she has a calf cramp while sleeping
Calf Cramps Waking You Up at Night? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Health
Woman demonstrating the 90/90 hip switch stretch
Can’t Do the 90/90 Hip Switch? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Two people doing forward lunges outside in a city park.
Can’t Do a Lunge? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Woman doing a glute bridge with a personal trainer at health club
Can’t Do a Glute Bridge? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Woman experiencing knee clicking while running outside in nature
Knee Clicking While Running? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Fitness
youg women doing child's pose on black yoga mats outside
Can't Do Child's Pose? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
Fitness
parents helping their baby daughter learn how to walk in living room
Can’t Kneel? Here’s What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Concentrated senior man warming up and exercising on tennis court. Active lifestyle of old people
Legs Tingling After Exercise? Here's What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Attractive Senior Man Hill Walking With Knee Pain
Knee Pain Walking Uphill? Here's What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
woman doing a split on a purple yoga mat
Can’t Do the Splits? Here’s What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Pensive man sitting on the floor looking out of window
Struggling to Get Up Off the Floor? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Fitness
athletic woman doing pigeon pose on a black yoga mat
Can't Do Pigeon Pose? Here's What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
African American woman walking outside with hand weights, feeling hip popping
Hip Popping When You Walk? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Sporty woman doing box jumps in gym. Sportwoman jumping on wooden box on health gym club.
Can’t Do a Box Jump? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Just hang on a second while I catch my breathe
Can’t Run a Mile Without Stopping? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Woman with face mask leaving home during Covid-19 pandemic
Knee Pain Going Down Stairs? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Mature man sitting on bedroom floor looking at smart phone
Struggling to Get Down on the Floor? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Woman sitting in butterfly position with bare feet
Can’t Do a Butterfly Stretch? Here’s What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
black man sit ups in living room on a blue yoga mat with tablet
Hip Popping During Ab Workouts? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Man walking up stairs during workout
Struggling to Walk Up Stairs? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Friends wearing a mask while exercising together at home doing jump squats
Struggling With Jump Squats? Here's What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Full length side view of women doing step-ups on picnic bench
Can't Do a Step-Up? Here's What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Asian woman practicing yoga at home
Struggling With Downward Dog? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Woman sitting on toilet and using smartphone, showing the concept of legs falling asleep on the toilet
Legs Fall Asleep on the Toilet? Here’s What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Health
Asian male doing exercise at home to stay healthy on new normal lifestyle, indoor home workout, body weight cardio circuit training
Struggling With Jumping Jacks? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
Fitness
woman in red longsleeve and black leggings running outside
Knee Pain After Running? Here’s What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Man trying to do a squat against a concrete wall
Can’t Do Squats? Here’s What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Woman doing weighted lunges with dumbbells on a yoga mat in her living room
Knee Pain During Lunges? Here’s What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Relaxed man meditating at home in a cross-legged position
Can’t Sit Cross-Legged? Here’s What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Woman doing squats outside
Knee Pain During Squats? Here’s What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Fit black man doing ab exercises
Hips Hurting During Your Ab Workouts? Here’s What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness
Sportswoman is squating in the park
Hip Pain During Squats? Here’s What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You
Fitness