We often take care of our fingernails because they’re important to us aesthetically, but did you know that our fingernails hold important clues about our overall health?
The colour and texture of our nails in particular are an important clue about what’s going on inside our body. Changes to our fingernails can be an early warning sign of illness. If you’re someone who wears nail polish most of the time, try going without every once in a while so that you can inspect your nails properly and check that everything is as it should be. If you find anything out of the ordinary, check the list below for what could be causing it.
1) Pale or white nails
According to WebMD, nails that are pale can be symptomatic of some serious illnesses, like anaemia, heart issues, malnutrition or liver disease. White fingernails with darker rims are symptomatic of hepatitis.
2) White spots.
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