Healthy Life with Healthy Nails

Posted by howtohea_life On August - 24 - 2011

Healthy Life with Healthy Nails is about unhealthy and healthy nails that affected your healthy life. Healthy nails are nails whose shape is downward concave, surface is smooth and pink. In addition, not wavy not easy to peel and not easily broken. But, due to various factors, nails can change both the shape and color. According to one dermatologist, the changes of shape and color of the nail can be an indicator of health.

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The changes of the nail can be an indicator of health when the change is happening for months. About 50 percent of the shape and texture of the nails caused by a fungal infection, while the rest are caused because of trauma and so on. Here are some changes in shape and texture of the nail about healthy life with healthy nails:

Here are some healthy life with healthy nails, the texture changes

1. Nail pitting
The first about healthy life with healthy nails is nail pitting. Nails with irregular indentations or holes is a sign of psoriasis (what is psoriasis? is a skin disease that causes the skin replacement process too quickly). Nearly 50 percent of people with psoriasis have nail pitting. People with alopecia areata (bald) may also experience irregular nail holes that form a pattern (nail pitting).

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2. Koilonychias (spoon nails)
Is a nail which looks sticking out and upward concave, so that almost resembles a spoon. Koilonychias (Spoon Nails) occurs because of iron deficiency.

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3. Onycholysis
The next about healthy life with healthy nails is onycholysis. Onycholysis is the separation of nail from the nail bed (nail peeling). The characteristics is nails become loose and can be separated with the fingers. This is a sign of infectious diseases, thyroid, reactions to chemicals or certain drugs, reactions to nail hardeners or acrylic false nails, severe psoriasis, and fungal infections.

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4. Onychogryphosis
Onychogryphosis is a disorder in which the nail (usually the thumb) thickened and very crooked, so it looks curved. Nails that curved like a hook could injure a toe in the vicinity. Thickened and curved nails that can occur in some lung diseases.

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5. Terry’s nail
The next about healthy life with healthy nails is Terry’s nail. Terry’s nail is a healthy nails that becomes opaque but the tip has a dark color. Terry’s nail can occur in people with cirrhosis of the liver disease, heart failure, diabetes and malnutrition.

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Here are some healthy life with healthy nails, the last texture changes

6. Beau’ lines
The last about healthy life with healthy nails is Beau’ lines. Beau’ lines is occurrence of deep grooves that transverse in the nails. Beau’ lines may arise when growth in the area under the cuticle is interrupted by an injury or serious illness. Disease characterized by beau’ lines are uncontrolled diabetes, circulatory diseases such as peripheral arteries, disease associated with high fever, caused by pneumonia, measles and malnutrition.

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