7 Dents or Depressions

Dents or depressions on the surface of your nails could be a sign of eczema, psoriasis, or reactive arthritis, a form of arthritis that like Lupus, finds your immune system attacking your joints.

More than half of psoriasis sufferers experience nail depressions or dents, consult with your dermatologist to find the right answer for you!

8 Blue nails

If your nails suddenly turn blue, it is more than likely that you have developed hypoxia. This is due to poor circulation to your hands. Luckily, poor circulation is easily cured and not a serious health concern.


9 Dark vertical stripes

If dark vertical stripes appear this could lead to subungal melanoma, an form of skin cancer that begins to affect the nail bed.

10 Detached from the nail bed

If your nail is detaching without withstanding any trauma this could be a common sign that you have a hormonal imbalance. Once your nails have separated from the bed, it could indicate hyperthyroidism – a condition where the gland is releasing an obscene amount of hormones into your system.

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