How does your stress affect your nails?

How does your stress affect your nails?

Slow or No growing nails:

Biting and picking at your nails often happens when you're anxious or stressed out. Peeling, brittle nails can be caused by chronic stress and like the skin, nails are a low-level priority for your body to heal or focus on, so nail growth can stop all together.

Deep Grooves in Your Nails:

Vertical lines can often occur on nails, they may be caused by aging or deficiencies in certain vitamins on nails. Horizontal ridges and lines that run from one side of the nail to the other are called Beau's lines, and they tend to appear when the body is going through a stressful period.

See your Doctor

If you see these linear lines, head over to your GP as soon as you can – these lines can be the first warning signs of diabetes, a zinc deficiency, vascular disease, even syphilis.

It Really Works Vitamins:

Deficiencies in minerals such as Iron, Zinc and Copper can lead to brittle nails, acne and poor skin health. It Really Works Vitamins are specially formulated with 22 essential vitamins and minerals to enhance the health of your skin, hair and nails. Taking two of our small vitamins per day, packed with Biotin, Selenium, Retinol, also known as Vitamin A as well as a Vitamin B Complex provide deep nourishment for your skin, hair and nails. 

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