Sign of Heart Failure May Be in Your Wrist

Carpal tunnel syndrome may be an early warning sign of a condition that leads to heart failure.

Can pain and numbness in your wrist and hand from carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) be a sign that you could develop heart failure? Research suggests that it may. This is because in some cases, CTS and heart failure share an underlying cause, and it tends to show up earlier in the wrist than in the heart.
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