Imagine if your body parts could talk, how creepy would that be? Well, we are glad they don’t but they sure do give us hints of an underlying problem. Especially your hair, skin and nails reveal a lot about your health. Instead of blaming your genetics and skin care products how about you try and understand the root cause of your hair, skin and nail issues and address them once and for all?
- Breakouts around chin and jawline
- Dark circles
- Thinning hair
- Flaky scalp
- Brittle nails
- Thin or spooning nails
Breakouts around chin and jawline
Frequent pimples around the chin and jawline area indicate hormonal imbalance in the body. A very common type of adult acne, it usually appears when you’re stressed or on your period.
Not getting enough sleep is surely one reason for dark circles. However, before you dab on that concealer here are few other things that might be responsible. Lack of hydration and nutrient deficiency can also cause dark circles.
Hair thinning is a common problem faced by both men and women. However, protein deficiency in the body can cause hair loss and thinning. One serving of a high protein meal in your diet can change your hair game.
An extremely flaky and irritated scalp could be a sign of psoriasis. An inflammatory skin condition, psoriasis is usually associated with an internal condition of psoriatic arthritis or heart disease. So do not ignore this sign.
Brittle nails are an indication of a lot of things. It could mean anything right from harsh nail product regimen to vitamin deficiency. If your nails break easily or look flaky don’t delay an appointment with your doctor.
Thin or spooning nails
Nails that scoop upwards are known as spooning nails. These indicate an iron deficiency in your system. Listen to your nails and include iron rich foods in your diet.