Did you know that nails can warn you when it comes to some serious health problems? If you have stains, cracked nails, irregularities, thick nails or nail color, then you probably have some internal health problem.
Your nails are healthy, if they are pink or white. If you have dark spots your nails’ surface, which might be a sign of aging, although that is sometimes subjected to the risk of heart disease. Green color is a sign of bacterial infection while red color is a sign of heart infections.
In 10% of cases, psoriasis starts with the nails. If your nails crack regularly, it is a lack of folic acid, vitamin C and protein.
Thick nails are neither normal nor natural. If your nails are extremely thick, you probably have some problems with your lungs. It can also indicate that your body has poor circulation. Thick furrow nail may indicate that you have a yeast infection.
This symptom may indicate you hare psoriasis or auto-immune illness which can also cause hair loss.
If your nails are curved and have spoon-like shape it might means that you have either lack of iron or heart problems.
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