Subtle clues—from handwriting to snoring—can reveal the earliest warnings of illness. Here’s how to read your own distress signals.
BY HALLIE LEVINE SKLAR
Unintentional weight loss
If you’ve lost more than ten pounds with no diet or exercise changes, get it checked out, says Richard Wender, MD, chief cancer control officer at the American Cancer Society. This happens most often with pancreatic, stomach, esophageal, or lung cancer.