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Brittle FINGERNAILS

Posted by
N Harrison on November 15, 2002 at 07:20:49:

I am 58 years old and for some years now I have been having trouble with my nails. They have ridges,are very thin and brittle. My three smallest nails on both hands are the worst,they just chip and rip vertically down at the ridges. It they manage to grow past the tip of my finger they are so soft they are bending and curling down. My thumbs and pointer fingers are no where near as bad with even arthritis in the first joint of the pointers.My nails in my earlier years were always in good order. Dr Stoll can you put any light on this problem or advise me to what I can take or do to strengthen and bring my nail back to better health.



Re: Brittle FINGERNAILS

Posted by Carol B. on November 15, 2002 at 21:51:14:

In Reply to: Brittle FINGERNAILS posted by N Harrison on November 15, 2002 at 07:20:49:

Glucosamine and chondroiten will help tremendously.



Re: Brittle FINGERNAILS

Posted by
N Harrison on November 16, 2002 at 04:36:05:

In Reply to: Re: Brittle FINGERNAILS posted by Carol B. on November 15, 2002 at 21:51:14:

Hi Carol,

Thank you for your help. In what form would I take or use Glucosamine and chondroiten?




Re: Brittle FINGERNAILS

Posted by Walt Stoll on November 16, 2002 at 07:57:38:

In Reply to: Brittle FINGERNAILS posted by N Harrison on November 15, 2002 at 07:20:49:

Hi, N.

Have you gone to the nails archives about this?

Walt

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Re: Brittle FINGERNAILS

Posted by Carol B. on November 16, 2002 at 23:09:57:

In Reply to: Re: Brittle FINGERNAILS posted by N Harrison on November 16, 2002 at 04:36:05:

The drugstores offer glucosamine and chondroiten supplements for arthritis. You should be able to find info regarding dosages, etc.
My mother took this for arthritic knees, after many of her friends said that it had helped them. After about two or three months, she did have some joint improvement. She also noticed that her fingernails, which had been very thin, had grown in thick and strong.
I tried it also, for three months, and had some improvement in my knees. And my fingernails grew in very strong! Even though I stopped the supplement, my fingernails were strong for about a year, and then got thinner.
I really need to do this again.
As a side note, my mother's hair also grew in thicker, and she could stop wearing wigs.
I hope this helps, good luck.



Re: Brittle FINGERNAILS (Archive in nails.) TESTIMONIAL

Posted by Walt Stoll on November 17, 2002 at 08:46:06:

In Reply to: Re: Brittle FINGERNAILS posted by Carol B. on November 16, 2002 at 23:09:57:

Thanks, Carol B.

Walt

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