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To view a very informative and interactive infographic that outlines all different nail shapes and abnormalities and their possible causes, please click here. Image Source:

from Greatist

9 Things Your Fingernails Reveal About Your Health


According to Dr. Rhett Drugge, editor-in-chief of The Electronic Textbook of Dermatology, low thyroid and B12 deficiency are two big reasons for unsightly nail ridges.1


Vertical Ridges On Fingernails: What Causes Them?

Vertical ridges that extend from the cuticle to the tip of the nail are very common. But are they something you should worry about? What causes them, and can you treat them? Read this to find out.