Do you know what our nails say about our health?
How can we guess our health condition by the status of our nails? Generally, if we touch our nails we can see white and Rosy colors. If there are waves or cracks, it is the indication of disease in our body. Let us know more about our nails.
Pale nails show very serious illness, such as:
- Congestive heart failure
- Liver diseases
Liver problems, like hepatitis. If we could see our fingers are jaundiced this can indicate liver problems.
Yellow nails show fungal infection. Here nails will thicken and fall into pieces. These nails indicate a serious condition such as thyroid, lung disease, diabetes or psoriasis.
Bluish nails show lack of oxygen. It indicates a lung problem, like emphysema and heart problems.
Rippled nails indicate psoriasis or inflammatory arthritis. The skin under the nails will be reddish-brown.
Cracked or Split Nails
Cracked or split nails indicate thyroid disease. If these nails are yellowish this causes fungal infection.
Puffy Nail Fold
Puffy Nail fold shows the result of lupus or tissue disorder. The infection will cause redness and inflammation of the nail fold.
Dark lines Beneath the Nail
Dark lines beneath the nail caused by melanoma, it is most dangerous skin cancer.
Gnawed nails cause due to biting or picking nails and this is linked to obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Nails are only like a puzzle
Nails will change for many conditions not only because of health issues. Sometimes these changes may or may not harmful.
Above mentioned are only symptoms for us. By reading this knows about your nails and consults your doctor or dermatologist for further reference.