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Fingernail Ridges: A Barometer to Your Health - EmpowHER


Vertical nail ridges, which extend from your cuticle to the tip of your nail, are fairly ... such as a circulatory problem, iron deficiency anemia or thyroid disease.

10 Nail Symptoms and What They Mean for Your Health


Dec 7, 2015 ... Vertical ridges or white spots on your nails are usually harmless, but ... heart disease, or hypothyroidism; Black streaks in your nails may be due ...

Can thyroid problems cause nail ridges? | Reference.com


Thyroid problems cause the nails to split or feel brittle but are not a cause for ridges, according to MedlinePlus. Vertical nail ridges are common and are not a ...

Brittle Nails & a Decreased Thyroid | LIVESTRONG.COM


Aug 16, 2013 ... Decreased thyroid production can lead to brittle nails. ... A person also may have ridges in her nails, and the white, crescent-shaped area at the ...

Do you have hypothyroidism? Look at your hands - Hypothyroid Mom


Oct 19, 2016 ... The symptoms of thyroid problems often manifest in the hands and fingers. ... Vertical White Ridges on Nail & Hypothyroidism. Another classic ...

Slide show: 7 fingernail problems not to ignore - Mayo Clinic


Dec 16, 2014 ... For example, ice pick-like depressions in the nails (nail pitting) are common in people who have psoriasis — a condition characterized by scaly ...

The Life Extension Blog: Ridges in Your Nails Point to Larger Health ...


Aug 3, 2011 ... By Michael A. Smith, MD Ridges in your nails are more than just a ... Low thyroid can affect everything from your head to your toes … literally.

Pictures of What Your Nails Say About Your Health: Ridges, Spots ...


Subtle changes in the color or texture of your nails may be a sign of disease elsewhere in the body. WebMD shows you what secrets might be hiding at your ...

Ridges in fingernails - Thyroid UK | HealthUnlocked


May 7, 2014 ... (ever since being diagnosed Hypothyroid.) I also have occasional horizontal ridges on my nails that eventually grow out . These horizontal ...