By Abhishek Singh             Sep 12, 2023

Appearance of your hands can reveal insights into your health.Find Out How!

1. Clubbing Nails

Nails that resemble upside-down spoons can signal various diseases, including empyema, cystic fibrosis, cirrhosis of the liver, and thyroid conditions..

2.Lindsay's Nails

Nails split between white and reddish-brown halves may indicate chronic kidney disease, cirrhosis of the liver, or Behcet's disease..

3.Terry's Nails

Fingernails with a ground-glass appearance may be a sign of cirrhosis of the liver, type 2 diabetes, kidney failure, or HIV.

4..Muehrcke's Nails

Horizontal lines on fingernails (Muehrcke's nails) may indicate low blood albumin levels and potentially point to kidney disease.

5.Neapolitan Nails

Three distinct color zones on nails, often seen in older individuals, are typically related to aging rather than health concerns.

6.Sweaty Palms

Unexplained palm sweating, face, neck, or armpits could indicate thyroid problems, particularly hyperthyroidism, which can be managed with medication.

7.Red or Purple Discoloration

Red or purple patches on the palms and fingers may indicate bacterial endocarditis, a dangerous heart lining irritation requiring rapid medical intervention

8.Pins and Needles

Carpal tunnel syndrome, diabetic neuropathy, and other disorders can cause persistent pins and needles in the hands, requiring medical attention.

9.Finger Length

Index finger-to-ring finger length ratio predicts sports performance and knee and hip osteoarthritis in women. Weight management, exercise reduce these risks..