Thinning nails and hair are an indication of what? A mineral/vitamin deficiency?

Thinning nails and . Actually, this is to questions, and i show address the thing of nails. Thinning of nails is most often thought to be an age related phenomenon. As we age our nails get sooner and more brittle and well this is most commonly age-related, there are conditions such as thyroid deficiencies which can cause this.

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My 18 month old has a lot of white spots on his nails. Is that an indication of vitamin deficiency?

No. It is harmless and most commonly caused by minor injuries that occur while the nail is growing. It is not a sign of excess or deficiency of calcium and zinc or other vitamins in the diet. Very common in babies. White spots disappear after around eight weeks, which is the amount of time necessary for nails to regrow completely. The pattern and number of spots may change as the nail grows. Read more...
Not necessarily. Some kids and adults have them and nothing is wrong. But do get your kiddo checked to be sure. Read more...

Toenails are separating from nail bed, and hair falls out in large amounts, cause? No fungus, no TSH deficiency, no vitamin deficiency...

Toenails. I don't know of a link between nail bed issues and hair loss. However I think it is important for you to have your doctor refer you to podiatrist (foot doctor) while your doctor is looking into you hair loss. Read more...