Check Your Thyroid if You Notice This Symptom in Your Fingernails.
Because of a decrease in thyroid hormone production, hypothyroidism is often referred to as underactive thyroid disease.
In the absence of treatment, these hormones can become dangerously low, according to the Cleveland Clinic.
Myxedema, a hazardous illness that can lead to anaemia, heart failure, dementia, or even a coma, occurs in a small percentage of patients.
As a result, early detection of a thyroid problem is critical to prevent it from spiralling out of control.
In addition to the more common symptoms, hypothyroidism can manifest itself in your fingernails, according to medical professionals.
Find out what to look for, and how your doctor might be able to help, in the next section.
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