Nail hygiene is a part of personal hygiene that one should not ignore.
Nails are beautiful covering on fingers and toes, it is our obligation to keep it clean and tidy. Nails are the first and foremost significant part of a personality. Your hands and nails tells a lot about your personality and attitude. One must keep their nails clean and tidy all the times. Cleanliness of nails and hands comes under personal hygiene. Moreover, 80% of health issues are related and originated from unhygienic conditions of nails.
Roughness and coloration of nails gives a glimpse of all the internal organ functioning. It is wise not to take nail symptoms lightly and pay necessary heed to be healthy.
Nail care is actually personal hygiene
Usually, the common issue about nail problems occur is when women don’t pay attention towards their colored nails. Often women leave their nail colors on nails for a long period that damages the natural shine and natural health of this calcium covering on fingers. Not all kind of nail colors are fine cosmetic products and sometimes they don’t usually suit the skin and nail type of every person. It is better to use good quality nail color and for a limited time period. It is not good that your nails are always covered with nail colors and nail art, it badly effects nails health and cause many nail problems.
1. Coloration in nails
The darkened nails can mean genetic pigmentation, if its dark grayish or green then it could be because of fungus infection. In case it is spreading fast then it could be worse as it usually means melanoma of skin; type of skin cancer. So never take the pigmentation for granted.
2. Blue, Gray or Green Nails
if your nails are Blue or gray bluish then it means that tips of fingers are not getting enough oxygenated blood. The blue-ish is the color that appears when there is a problem with blood circulation in your body. It can be cure with medicines. Don’t hang on it as it might cause serious heart problem and blueness of nails could only be a sign.
3. White spoting
whitening spots are very common nail problem in today’s generation. It is mainly because of calcium deficiency. Nowadays, junk food and unhealthy diet routines are ruining the internal body organs of people severely. The white spots on nails indicate malfunctioning of liver.
4. Rough and thin nails
The kind of nail problem in which nails are thin and rough is because of iron deficiency in the body. Insufficient amount of iron in the body cause lethargy, anxiety and restlessness as well. Taking iron supplements, eating healthy and fresh food is a way out from this problem.
5. Cracked Nails
Nails that look fine but very easily break down is the type of nail problem caused due to hypothyroidism. Dryness of nail and skin, and dry hair is because of hypothyroidism. This condition is called brittleness of nails. you must take active measure to control this condition as it could lead to multiple health issues that damage internal body functioning.
6. Ridges on nails
Because of severe trauma and intense stress your nails begin to show horizontal ridges on upper surface that are very visible. Do not take it for granted and consult your doctor and have your complete medical check up to know the real cause. Usually it happens because of stressed brain functioning, unhappy lifestyles, severe or continuous illness.
7. Dirty nails leading to health problems
Unhygienic nail conditions, germs and dirt on nails not only creates a bad impression on other person but also is a major cause of various serious health problems. It is said that more than 85% of germs and diseases transmit in human body is through nails and hands. Working and doing household chores all day long is definitely not a good excuse for germ filled nails and unhygienic hands for women. A working women whether she is doing office job or running a house does not mean that she should not have to pay heed to her cleanliness and hygiene.
8. Clubbed nails
Observe the change in shape of your nails, if they become concave in shape then its alarming as it is usually the symptom of trauma and severe illness that effects body organs intensely.
9. Layering of nails
If you observe the calcium covering on nails then it is the result of any injury or water deficiency in water that cause weakness and effects severely the bones and nail coverings.
10. Roughness and breaking of nails
Whether you believe it or not but it is true that if your body is iron or calcium deficient your nails will give a symptom. Similarly if any kind of physical roughness appears on nails then it means your kidney or blood circulation is not functioning properly and you need to get a medical checkup.
Any pigmentation or difference in shape and color of nails must not be ignored. Your utmost responsibility is towards your body, your well-being and your health, you cannot jeopardize it by ignoring the nature’s signals of malfunctioning organs or mineral deficiencies as appeared on nails. you must go to the doctor’s and get a complete medical check up to confirm whether or not everything is fine with your body or not. To keep yourself clean and make your hands tidy reduces the health issues to 80%.