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15 Strange Indicators of Heart Disease in Your Future


3. How Long is Your Ring Finger?

You likely would never associate the length of your ring finger with your heart disease risk. However, scientists from the University of Liverpool consider short ring fingers a sign of future heart trouble.

The U.K. research explains that individuals with longer ring fingers (longer than the pointer finger) typically have a decreased risk of heart problems due to higher fetal testosterone exposure. However, if your ring finger is the same length or shorter than your pointer digit, the risk of heart disease is considered higher once you reach 40+ years.

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