Unless they come down with fingernail fungus, most people don't worry very much about their nails.
The only fingernail problems that your average person is aware of are fungus, split nails, and hangnails. Although those are the three most serious ones, they aren't the only problems that you can have with your nails. Sometimes, more subtle health problems can be detected by the condition of fingernails.
A few years ago, I was feeling pretty low. I had low energy, my mind always felt foggy, and I just couldn't seem to get anything done. I went to the doctor and he couldn't diagnose anything, but he referred me to the psychiatrist.
I didn't really want to go through a lengthy course of treatment, so I decided to check out the naturopathic doctor. When I went into his office, he blew me away. He took one look at my hand and diagnosed me as malnourished and missing several vitamins in my diet.
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