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Is there a certain kind of fingernail ridges can indicate a heart attack or heart disease. can someone tell me more about this?

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
NO!: Heart attack risk factors never show up in fingernails. Neither do heart attacks. Unless you discover something so new that all doctors worldwide should know about it. You would get the nobel prize. This is opposite of several lung diseases that can be discovered with looking at finger nails.

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