• Soft nails that bend.
Normally, due to lack of minerals like calcium and iron. This problem can also occur when a woman enters menopause.
Solution: Consult a dermatologist to assess if you need to prescribe a vitamin or mineral.
• Nails that open.
It is a very common problem among people nervous. The stress and dryness have much to do. The person with scaly nails drink little water and that lack of moisture makes drying the substance that binds together the layers of the nails. Solution: Increase water intake to two liters Diario and if the problem persists, see a dermatologist.
• Nails ribbed (corrugated).
Reveal problems with the bones: arthritis (especially cervical), back problems and a source column and rheumatism.
Solution: Consult with an orthopedic surgeon to assess the situation and can begin treatment as soon as possible.
• Fungi in nails.
Desquamated nails in frequent contact with dust or dirt, are the best candidates to fungi.
Solution: The condition called mycosis, antifungal ointment is applied with a cotton-tipped applicator, a drug that should always prescribe a dermatologist.
• Yellow nails.
Is usually attributed to the nicotine in snuff, but the truth is that nicotine stain on all fingers and, at most, two nails. If all nails are stained using it because it was very dark glaze over a long time and have left the trail. There is therefore a symptom of some alteration.
• Nails black or blue.
Often reveal an alteration of the liver (hepatitis, for example) or to heart, especially if black takes on a bluish tint.
Solution: Refer immediately to your dermatologist or general practitioner to decide whether he needs to see a cardiologist.