Skip to comments.What Doctors Can Tell About Your Health Just By Looking At Your Nails
Posted on 07/20/2014 11:12:08 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
When most of us look at our hands, we might notice that we need to trim, clean, or stop biting our fingernails, and that's about it.
But if you ask a dermatologist, they can see a whole lot more. Everything from poor diet and stress to serious kidney problems can be revealed by a glance at your fingernails.
There are about 30 different nail signs that can be associated with medical issues, though many may indicate more than one problem, according to Dr. Amy Derick, a clinical instructor of dermatology at Northwestern University.
Here are eight of the things a doctor can tell about your health based on your fingernails.
1. People with emphysema and other lung problems frequently develop what's known as "clubbed" nails, according to Derick. When this happens, the fingertips become rounder and the curve of the nail changes, developing a steeper up and down pitch.
2. Small little pits or indentations can be a sign of arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, or eczema, according to Dr. Doris Day, a clinical associate professor of dermatology at New York University. Arthritis affects the joints and can be related to psoriasis, which, like eczema, affects the skin.
3. People who aren't eating well and have vitamin or dietary deficiencies may have thinner than normal nails, which are more likely to break, according to Day.
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You’ve nailed it..
And a guy with nail polish might have some mental issues.
The galvanized, black iron, or Teflon coated?
Finish or box?
The possibilities are endless.
I wonder if we could tell what drugs the Community-Organizer-in-Chief uses regularly and which specific mental illness is dominant from his nails.
Filed for later .....
Capewell or Mustad.
Oh wait, Capewell in no longer in business.
Regular head or
Race head ( Is that racis)
Batshit crazy would be my diagnosis.
That’s cutting it to the quick.
There are SNAILS on her plate!
People with less than ten finger nails may have coordination issues.
Dr. Doris Day!
Dr. Doris Day! I wonder if she sings to her patients.
You are here to see
If you’ll live another day,
but I’ll tell you,
as I tell all others . . .
Que Sera! Que Sera!
Whatever will be will be . . .
Bart Giamatti and fingernail diagnosis story:
Eat vitamin C and it’ll improve those finger nails!
She has way to much free time?
Those are finishing nails.
What’s he trying to hide?
That was “quick”...
And that only scratches the surface.
Collagen is one of the MOST over looked nutrients our bodies need from birth to death. It plays a big role in bone density for those with Osteoporosis.
I’ve been doing a lot of Holistic natural treatment research for OP, as I want to avoid the drugs that have serious FDA Warnings on, and doctors ignore them. I refuse to go the drug route due to the FDA warnings on them, which doctors do NOT tell patients are there. Not to mention I had a BAD reaction to the sample package of Fosamax. When your stupid drug OVER RIDES 80 mg of Nexium, and causes BONE PAIN, I’m not taking it!
As a stubborn Celt heritage I’m good at the word NO! 2013 DX score was -3.1 thanks to 0’care I can’t get a new DX test until 2015. So neither I or my doctor know what condition my OP is in. I’ve been doing the Vit/Min route for a year now. Regardless of outcome I feel better, and sure don’t miss those side effects that come with the nasty OP drugs.
Nutrition for Healthy Skin: Silica,
Niacin, Vitamin K2, and Probiotics
Chronic pain linked to vitamin D deficiency in men
zinc & Copper imbalance
Collagen Role in Body
Benefits of Probiotics
FDA ALERT RECLAST higher risk of Kidney Failure and A Fib.
Reclast UPS kidney failure, A FIB risk.
Safety update for osteoporosis drugs, bisphosphonates, and atypical fractures
Black box warning Foreto
Like most useful medications, Forteo may have its possible downside. In animals, it promotes the development of osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer. In humans, osteosarcoma has not been reported but it remains a concern with Forteo. (The daily injections are also a downside.)
For the heck of it for those with cholesterol issues there is a new study that USA docs are A: not aware of or B: like the drug company kick backs.
This is a Brand NEW study.
Cholesterol : Dietary guidelines are wrong on saturated fats, claims cardiovascular researcher
SHOCKING TRUTH ABOUT SATURATED FAT!
Nail ridges are a sign of Thyroid issues.
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