Your Nails Can Be A Good Indicator Of Health Problems

Nowadays, both contemporary medicine and traditional medicine have
gathered a lot of data on the diagnosis of diseases taking into account
the condition of the nails.

Traditional Chinese Medicine has long established that there is a
very close functional link between the nail and the liver. If the
hepatic function decreases in action, the nails become soft, deformed
and present a very great fragility.


Healthy nails are tough and strong, smooth, pink, and uniform in shape.

In normal condition, the toenails should be stronger than the fingernails.

What your nails say about your health
Now that you’ve discovered some facts about your nails, let’s find out what they can say about your health!

In contemporary medicine, the diagnosis of a disease is possible
taking into account changes in the shape and relief of the nail.

Here’s how you can figure out what’s wrong with your body just by looking at your fingernails:

  1. Horizontal lines on the nails
    Horizontal lines on the nails
    speak of an unbalanced diet or untreated disease in time. They can
    manifest themselves during a change in diet. Crumbly surfaces on the
    nails signify a build-up of salt.
  2. Vertical lines on the nails
    lines on the nails indicate a degradation of digestion (excessive use
    of fatty acids and salt), a process that absorbs minerals and albumin
    very hard.

In addition, you are deficient in vitamin B12 and iron. Bowel disease
can also occur in this case. Digestive function, liver and kidney
function may be reduced, there may be general fatigue.

  1. Bitten nails
    Bitten nails are a sign of
    nervousness, mineral deficiency, or the presence of parasites in the
    gut. They are a symptom of neurosis, gastritis or sexual dysfunction in
  2. Wide and curved nails
    Large, curved, bulbous nails
    that protrude far beyond the surface of the fingers (cone-shaped nails)
    indicate weakness of the heart and lungs (tuberculosis). It is a cold
    syndrome, a lack of energy in the lungs.
  3. Spoon-shaped nails
    concave nail (shaped like a spoon), where you can hold a drop of water,
    indicates iron deficiency. It is a syndrome of cold, lack of power of
    the lungs, but a symptom of an inherited form of alcoholism.

Indicate triangular nail disorders of the spine and spinal cord.

  1. Crooked nails
    Twisted, smooth nails (like a parrot’s beak) speak of innate asthma, bronchitis, tuberculosis, chronic cough.
  2. Crumbly nails
    nails are a sign of low iron and vitamin A content in the body, poor
    functioning of the thyroid or kidneys, poor blood circulation.
  3. Split nails
    nails show a low level of digestive fire, also indicate that blood
    circulation, sexual and nervous systems are disturbed and decrease
    nervous reactions.
  4. Peeled nails
    It is a phenomenon caused by
    excessive consumption of fruits, juices, soft drinks, artificial
    products, drugs, minerals missing in the body, giving rise to
    nutritional imbalance.

In this case, there may appear indigestion, gas formation in the
intestine, fatigue, irregular menstruation, sexual weakness, depression,
nervousness, insomnia and other similar conditions.

The crescent of the base of the nails
This whitish crescent-shaped
area at the bottom of your fingernails is called the lunula. Here’s
what your lunula has to say about your health:

  1. Large crescent
    The large size of the nail crescent is linked to tachycardia.
  2. Absence of the croissant
    The absence of the nail crescent is a sign of heart neurosis, heart failure and blood circulation disorders.
  3. Bluish crescent
    bluish crescent speaks of liver function disorders, the red crescent is
    a sign of heart failure, if the crescent is separated from the other
    side of the nail by a horizontal line, it means the person has diabetes.

The cuticles around the nails show a deficiency of albumin, vitamin C
and folic acid in the body (the deficit is an insufficient use of these
substances or their poor assimilation).

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