Your nails can tell you if something is wrong with your health. These signs are easily noticeable and should not be ignored.
The color of your nails – Healthy nails should be pink and white with a white crescent of the nail root. Green nails are a sign of bacterial infection. The red lines on the nails are a sign of a problem with the heart. Blue nails show that you lack oxygen in the blood. Lifeless nails are a sign of a lack of vitamins. White nails warn you that you may have a problem with the liver, and dark spots on the top of the nails are a sign of aging.
Nail thickness – Thick nails are neither natural nor common. If your nails are significantly thick that may be associated with lung problems. Thick and grooved nails can mean a yeast infection, and a cracked and thick nail can mean problems with the thyroid gland. Unusually thick nails are the result of poor circulation.
Split and cracked nails – Cracked nail and regular cracking is due to deficiency of folic acid, vitamin C and protein. Psoriasis, in 10 percent of cases begins with white spots in nails root. Cracked nails are sometimes associated with chronic nourishing.
Change in the shape of your nails – If your nails are curved outwards and create a shape reminiscent of a spoon and it is even thinner, it may be a sign of iron deficiency or too much iron or a heart disease.
Nail abnormalities – The phenomenon known as grooved nail is an indication of psoriasis or a disease causing hair loss.