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picturepeople #36 (3 years!) : FINGERNAILS





diseases that show in your fingernails or: our fingernails are a window to our bodies' health


white fingernails = anemia/kidney problems

pink near the tops = liver cirrhosis

white lines across = liver disease

dark spots on the tip = kidney disorder

thick nails = insufficient blood circulation

yellow nails = diabetes/respiratory disorder/lymphatic system disorder

dark flat/thin nails = vitamin B12 deficiency

brittle nails = iron deficiency

bendable nails = rheumatoid arthritis

pitted brown spots = psoriasis

blue nail beds = pulmonary obstruction/emphysema

very long nails = mental disorder


seek medical attention of any of the above symptoms are suspected

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