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My girlfriend's finger nails are breaking very easily. Why could this be? Thank you! :)

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Dr. Brian Williams
Dermatology

In brief: Brittle Nails

This condition affects up to 20 % of the population.
It can result from nail polish remover, excessively strong soap use, eating disorders such as anorexia or bullemia, hypothyroidism, etc. According to one study the use of the b-complex vitamin biotin increased nail thickness by 25 %.

In brief: Brittle Nails

This condition affects up to 20 % of the population.
It can result from nail polish remover, excessively strong soap use, eating disorders such as anorexia or bullemia, hypothyroidism, etc. According to one study the use of the b-complex vitamin biotin increased nail thickness by 25 %.
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