Why should I care about nail health?

Nail problems are very common and troubling. Nails often reflect our general state of health and can often be the first sign of serious general health issues.

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Nail facts

Fingernails grow out in four to six months. Toenails grow out in nine to 12 months. Individual rates depend on age, time of the year, activity levels and heredity.

Nails grow faster on fingers, especially on your dominant hands, more so than toes.

Women’s nails grow more slowly than men’s except possibly during pregnancy. Continue reading Why should I care about nail health?