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What are causes of brittle nails?

What are causes of brittle nails?

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What can cause dry, brittle nails?

What can cause dry, brittle nails?

So many reasons: Instead of listing, try biotin it's an oral supplement which will try and reverse the effect. ...Read more

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What minerals am I lacking in my diet to cause brittle nails?

What minerals am I lacking in my diet to cause brittle nails?

None: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. This way you can find out the cause and genadur is a medication that will help. ...Read more

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What can cause brittle nails and hair to fall out easily?

Low thyroid,: Protein deficiency, low thyroid or lack of enzymes in stomach can lead to brittle nails. Test for thyroid, and iron levels are indicated. If normal, a trial of digestive enzymes may be helpful.See dermatologist for examination, history and blood tests. ...Read more

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Which kind of vitamin / nutrition deficiencies cause brittle nails?

Which kind of vitamin / nutrition deficiencies cause brittle nails?

Silica: Is the first one i think of. Calcium can be another. There is a supplement called horsetail or hair, skin, and nails that is very helpful for many. See if that helps over three months...If not see your doctor. There is a great micronutrient test called spectracell (www.Spectracell.Com) that may also be helpful to you. ...Read more

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Can celiac disease be the cause of dry skin, brittle nails and limp hair?

Yes: If not treated, celiac disease can cause malabsorption, iron and other micro/macro nutrient deficiencies. Dry skin / brittle nails and limp hairs are all clinical symptoms of malnutrition. ...Read more

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What could cause brittle nails, shakey legs, headaches and constant hunger?

What could cause brittle nails, shakey legs, headaches and constant hunger?

Many things: These symptoms you are having could be a medical problem such as early diabetes or other problems. Please promptly see a medical doctor for a proper exam and diagnosis and have a great day! ...Read more

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Im suffering from hair loss and brittle nails which break by itself, what could cause this?

Im suffering from hair loss and brittle nails which break by itself, what could cause this?

Hair loss: One of the causes of hair loss is thyroid disease. If you have been evaluated by your physician and there is no obvious medical cause, visit a skilled beautician who will evaluate your hair and recommend proper hair care for you. ...Read more

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Why do I have brittle nails?

Brittle nails.: Nails can become brittle underneath false nails, if you find yourself wearing them often. Otherwise, the health of your nails is reflective of your overall nutritional status - vitamins and minerals especially. ...Read more

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