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What Causes Cracked or Split Toenails?

What is the causes of split toenails>

The health of your nails is a great indicator of your health. It’s true that problems with your toenails can indicate something else may be going on within the body. However, we don’t pay as much attention to toenails as we should, until there’s a problem. There are different reasons for toenails to look less […]

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Why Is My Toenail Weeping?

What could cause a toenail to weep?

There are several different symptoms associated with toenail infections. Some of the most common symptoms include things like darkening, foul odors, or oozing coming from underneath the nail. This oozing or pus can give the appearance that the toenail is actually weeping. There are some common infections that are typically causing this type of oozing. The […]

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Five Common Ways That Toenails Change as We Get Older

getting older and changes to toenails

According to the National Institutes of Health, nail changes are very common as we age. Our nails are a good way to judge our overall health, most of the time. So, common nail changes when we get older can be a great way to find early symptoms of other underlying conditions. Knowing how nails change and […]

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Why Are My Toenails So Thick?

Why Are My Toenails So Thick?

When you have really thick toenails, it can be more than just unsightly. Thick nails can be painful. Additionally, they can be hard to take care of at home. Regular nails can be cleaned and clipped, but when your nails are too thick to properly groom, it can create problems. Unfortunately, thickened toenails are often the […]

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How to Get Circulation Back in Your Toes

Restore circulation to your feet and toes

If you have poor circulation, it’s likely that it affects your whole body. But, we typically notice it more in our extremities, like the fingers and toes. Poor circulation is simply a lack of blood flow to certain areas of the body. Some of the common symptoms of insufficient blood flow include: Tingling Muscle cramps […]

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