Hands can tell a lot about a person, how they’ve lived and how healthy they are. Recent studies show that hands may also help diagnose certain illnesses or assess the risks of developing health problems in the future. Here’s what your hands can tell you about your health:
1. Finger Length And Arthritis Risk
A study of more than 2,000 people suggests that women whose index finger is shorter than their ring finger are up to twice as likely to suffer from osteoarthritis, which is the most common form of arthritis. (source)
This trait is said to be linked with lower estrogen levels and is common in men.