Most people know that you see the first signs of aging in your hands, but did you know that the hands are often where you see the first sign of many major medical issues? No, we’re not talking about palm reading, we’re talking about science! While not all of these symptoms lead to something serious, it’s always good to know what’s going on in your body. Keep reading to learn about 12 things your hands are trying to tell you about your health!
At first glance, this redness may look like a rash. One way to tell the difference between a rash or other skin issue and palmar erythema is to press on the red area. If it turns white, this is an indicator that there are some other things going on in your body! It could be as simple as a hormonal imbalance. Many pregnant women experience red palms. Rheumatoid arthritis can also cause red palms. The most common reason for palmar erythema is liver diseases such as Wilson’s or cirrhosis.