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Firm Handshake

A firm handshake means a strong heart

by Dr Mahesh KrishnaKumar

A strong handshake is portrayed as a sign of confidence but new evidence appears to indicate that it can give some important clues to the state of your heart. A recently published study in Lancet involving more than 135,335 people spread over 20 countries looking into the causative factors for heart diseases showed that people with a lower hand grip strength had higher risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke besides the well-known Culprits such as high blood pressure, tobacco use and a poor diet

Source : Weekly Pg 23

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