10 Nail Symptoms & What They Mean’ for Your Health!!!
In this article we are going to give you 10 nails symptoms which may save your life.
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- Yellow Nails
Many factors can lead to yellow nails. If they are yellow, crumbly and thick it is very likely that you have a fungal infection. Sometimes thyroid diseases, diabetes, respiratory disease and psoriasis can be the reasons for this nail symptom.
- Dry, Cracked or Brittle Nails
If you have deficiency in biotin or vitamin A and C your nails are going to be brittle. In many cases hyperthyroidism is the cause of the cracking and splitting of the nails.
It is a enlargement f the fingers, accompanied with the nail becoming curved downward. It usually happens because of the low oxygen concentration in the blood.
- White Spots
White spots indicate that you have some nail trauma.
- Horizontal ridges
Horizontal ridges may be result of uncontrolled diabetes, zinc deficiency, circulatory disease and psoriasis.
- Vertical Ridges
These ridges are most common for older individuals. They may be a sign of aging or of nutrient deficiency.
- Spoon Nails
If the nails curve upward at the edges resembling a spoon it is a sign of iron deficiency.
If you have multiple pits on the nails you must suffer from psoriasis.
- Dark Discolorations
This is a serious symptom and if you notice it consult your doctor immediately. It may be a sign of melanoma.
- White Nails with a Strip of Pink
If your nails are with a strip of pink , it may indicate congestive heart failure, kidney disease or liver disease.