As we grow older, a lot of things change. We grow wiser, but also, our body loses a lot of the natural elements we were born with, such as calcium, vitamins and thus, the immune system gets weaker over time.
It is recommended that an average person should make a doctor’s check- up once every year. However, with the enormous prices of medical insurance and bills, not all of us are able to do so.
That’s why in today’s article we recommend trying these short tests at home, to check if you suffer from some serious diseases, just to have your own peace at mind.
1. Squeeze your hand into a fist.
Make a fist and hold your hand in the very same position for 30 seconds. After releasing, your palm has turned slightly whiter, which is normal because of the reduced blood in the vessels while squeezed.
Check how long your blood will come rushing back, turning your palm red again. If it takes a while, and even more, if you feel numbness, it might be a sign of arteriosclerosis.