Diagnosing Health Problems By Looking At Your Fingernails…

Fingernail color and texture can reflect a wide range of medical conditions.


A Guide to Healthy Fingernails:

10 Possible Signs of Serious Conditions:


Nail Appearance Associated Condition
White nails Liver diseases such as hepatitis
Yellowish, thickened, slow-growing nails Lung diseases such as emphysema
Yellowish nails with a slight blush at the base Diabetes
Half-white, half-pink nails Kidney disease
Red nail beds Heart disease
Pale or white nail beds Anemia
Pitting or rippling of the nail surface Psoriasis or inflammatory arthritis
“Clubbing,” a painless increase in tissue around the ends of the fingers, or inversion of the nail Lung diseases
Irregular red lines at the base of the nail fold Lupus or connective tissue disease
Dark lines beneath the nail Melanoma

Now.. Before you call the Dr. and start screaming about your heart disease and Lupus… Take off the red nail polish and: Read More HERE

1 Comment to “Diagnosing Health Problems By Looking At Your Fingernails…”

  1. By Samuel Dixon, April 17, 2008 @ 9:12 pm

    My fingernails have rough vertical lines and are quite brittle. What’s up Doc? My age is 59.

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