Learn what your fingernails reveal about your health. Our post shows you different conditions that can be identified by studying your nails closely. Be sure to watch the video too.

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Many people are curious about their fingernails, especially when they find irregularities. Pitting, ridges, spots, and other marks are common on nails and usually just a cosmetic issue.

Some nail irregularities are associated with serious medical conditions. The chart that we are including will shed some insight into what your nails are trying to tell you.

As you can see by the infographic from Berkley Wellness, there are a number of conditions to be aware of including the following :

White Bands

This condition is characterized by a pair of horizontal white lines running parallel to the nail based. It may occur because of chemotherapy, but also may be associated with liver disease or kidney disease.

Nail Clubbing

Nails normally curve at a slight upward angle from in the nail bed. Nails that curve downward may indicate lung disease, cardiovascular disease, liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease, HIV infection.

Horizontal indentations

These lines may be a sign of injury to the nail and can occur as a result of a high fever and in people being treated with chemotherapy. These are also referred to as Beau’s Lines.

Spoon Nails

Spoon Nails may be abnormally thin and flat, or even concave enough to hold a drop of water. This condition is associated with severe iron deficiency anemia and repeated exposure to chemicals or trauma.

White Nail Plates

White Nail Plates are characterized by white nails with a dark band at the tip, seen on all fingers and are common in people with liver disease. Though they may also occur as part of normal aging, they are also associated with congestive heart failure, diabetes, HIV Infection.

13 Signs Your Nails Reveal About Health Video

We have included this excellent video from Brightside that is well worth watching. It will give you 13 common conditions to be aware of. Click Play above to view now ^

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