Diagnosis of diseases of the nails
As a rule, when examining the nail pay attention to the 5 criteria, it is they will be based on the result of diagnosis.
- What shape does the nail have - narrow, oblong, oval.
- Profile of the nail - here attention is drawn to the bend of the nail, is it normal? Bent or concave, or tubular?
- Appearance of the nail. Attention is drawn to the presence of depressions, spots, protrusions, which furrows are longitudinal or transverse? Are there any formations or not.
- The structure of the nail is soft or hard, thick or thin, elastic or brittle?
- Color of the nail. Here the color of the nail can be different pink, bluish, white, black, blue. On the nail may be present yellow spots.
A healthy nail has no deformities andFurrows, it is smooth, slightly curved, pink in color with a natural pearl luster. At the root of a healthy nail, a hole will be visible. The epidermis located around the nail can not be removed.
Diagnostic results and symptoms of disease
To obtain information about health, all five criteria are evaluated immediately.
Too hereditary predisposition to heart disease speak too short nails.
Torn nails speak of nervousness. In addition, nails are constantly harmful to health, this habit can lead to stomach disease.
Round nails indicate a tendency to tuberculosis, the presence of bronchial disease, chronic heart failure. In this case, the fingers will look like drumsticks.
With nervousness and a large amount of uric acid in the body say white spots on the nails.
In iron deficiency anemia, the nails are usually pale. Bluish nails speak of a deficiency of oxygen, the accumulation of carbon dioxide in the body. Usually such nails are observed in people with chronic diseases of the lungs and heart.
With a reduced tone of the intestine, several longitudinal furrows are observed on the nails. In smokers such furrows are usually observed on the nails of the thumbs.
With increased isolation from the body of slags, transverse furrows are observed.
Solid nails indicate that the bones have high strength. Therefore, soft nails are a sign of not very strong bones.
Broken nails are usually seen in people prone to atherosclerosis, but in some cases, the fragility of nails is observed as a result of frequent coating them with varnish.
The absence of holes on the nails indicates a weak nervous system.
People who tend to express their feelings violently, as well as those who suffer from fullness, nails have a dark red color.
Diagnosis on the nails can be entrusted only to an experienced physician, since this method is carried out without auxiliary means.
Application of diagnostics
This diagnostic method refers to methodsResearch and diagnosis of traditional medicine. Diagnosis according to the criteria described above is usually performed by a doctor who uses natural methods of treatment in his practice.
Often this method of diagnosis is used andRepresentatives of traditional medicine in order to obtain information about the presence in the patient's body of certain diseases. However, in this case, the results of only this method of diagnosis are not the basis for the choice of treatment.
What nails can tell about the availabilityAny disease, we saw, but the nails can tell and about the recovery. Upon recovery, the nails become smooth and even, the color of the nails becomes matte pale pink, the contour of the halo becomes similar to a small crescent.