There are many things your nails say about your health. Not many are aware of the fact that something as small and insignificant as fingernails can be a window into your health. Experts believe that fingernails can provide a history of nutrition, injuries, illnesses, and even hidden critical conditions (1).
The main function of fingernails and toenails is to protect sensitive skin from damage since we use our hands and feet a lot. It is only when you lose a nail that you realize how important nails are. Most of them don’t bother paying attention to their fingernails, except for women who love to decorate them.
Here we discuss seven odd changes you may notice in your fingernails, what causes them and what you need to do about them. Keep checking your fingernails, some of these conditions require immediate treatment.
Below are the 7 Things Your Nails Say About Your Health.
1. White or Pale Nails
Talk to your doctor if your nails have changed colors or get colored spots.