Fingernails – An Indicator of Health

Your fingernails can provide clues to your overall health — but do you know how to read the signs? Nail pitting are small depressions in the nails. Nail pitting is most common in people who have psoriasis — a condition characterized by scaly patches on the skin. Nail pitting can also be related to connective tissue disorders and hair loss. With yellow nail syndrome, nails thicken and new growth slows. This results in a yellowish discoloration … [Read more...]