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Health Problems Your Hands and Feet Can Predict

The Active Times Logo By Hristina Byrnes of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 22: The feet are probably the most underrated part of the body when it comes to overall health. People are not really reminded of them until they have a fungal infection, feel itchy and get blisters.The hands get a little more attention. However, is something is wrong, in many cases the sign is dry skin, in which case the “solution” is to put a ton of lotions and dismiss the symptom.But the truth is that both the feet and hands can tell you a lot about what’s going on in your body – from serious illnesses such as diabetes to any less problematic conditions such as nutritional deficiencies and dehydration.

Health Problems Your Hands and Feet Can Predict

The feet are probably the most underrated part of the body when it comes to overall health. People are not really reminded of them until they have a fungal infection, feel itchy and get blisters.

The hands get a little more attention. However, is something is wrong, in many cases the sign is dry skin, in which case the “solution” is to put a ton of lotions and dismiss the symptom.

But the truth is that both the feet and hands can tell you a lot about what’s going on in your body – from serious illnesses such as diabetes to any less problematic conditions such as nutritional deficiencies and dehydration.

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