Fingernails Warning Signs About Your Health
Dr. Oz said that your fingernails can give you warning signs about what is happening inside of your body.
Dry Cracked Cuticles
- Medications for cholesterol and blood pressure can dry out your cuticles. Dr. Oz says that yo can use moisterizers with ceramides to help with this problem. It will help hold in moisture at the cuticles and will help with the cracking.
White Spots On Your Nails
- White spots can be a signal that you may possibly have a zinc
deficiency. Dr. Oz said that a daily multivitamin has enough zinc that can probably get rid of the white spots on your nails over time. However, you should remember that the white spots will take weeks or months before enough new nail is produced and the white spots are no longer there. He also said shellfish is rich in zinc and this can help as well.
Fingernail Clubbing – If you have clubbing this can mean that your body is not getting enough oxygen to your extremities.