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Fingernails-ridges, tearing,flaking...

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 18, 2008
  • 11:56 AM

Unhealthy nails is a signal for more serious health problems...been to many health care professionals without answers...looking at vitamin/mineral deficiencies...need feedback from a similiar person who has answers...maybe pernicious anemia? Appreciate any responses out there...thanks!

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  • Have you considered fructose intolerence? Similar to lactose intolerence, but in this case, the body responds to fructose ingestion. You might have flatulence/gas, but it also shows up as ridges and flaking on the fingernails. Try Googling it. Good luck.
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • September 1, 2009
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  • Unhealthy nails is a signal for more serious health problems...been to many health care professionals without answers...looking at vitamin/mineral deficiencies...need feedback from a similiar person who has answers...maybe pernicious anemia? Appreciate any responses out there...thanks!Most will say that ridges are protein or iron deficiency. Several B Vitamins such as Biotin may be involved. Start doing nutritionals and eat more nutritious foods and see if that helps.
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    • September 2, 2009
    • 03:21 AM
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