Ogden Family Chiropractic

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What do your nails tell you about your nutrition?

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Earlier this week I thought I broke a nail. Fortunately I had only chipped my pedicure. However, this got me thinking about how the condition of your nails can tell us a lot about our nutritional status. Have you ever looked at your nails and noticed something has changed?

The different types of nail deformities can indicate a possible nutritional deficiency in your body, in the absence of a recent trauma or history of skin cancer. I am by no means a nail care professional or want to be, but as a health care practitioner who sees patients with a variety of conditions and of various age groups, I do come across a variety of nail deformities.

Have you recently stubbed your toe? Slammed your finger in a door? Do you have a history of skin cancer? If you said yes to any of these questions you may have a…

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