Bottomline Health: Carpal tunnel syndrome: A harbinger of heart failure?

October 9, 2020

When wrist pain and numbness strike both hands, a process that also affects the heart may be to blame.

Dr. Brett Sperry, cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, explains how carpal tunnel syndrome is linked to a rare form of heart disease called amyloidosis.

Read the full Bottomline Health article below.

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