Dr Rakesh Newaj explains that the nail is a protective organ, but the state of your nails can also be an indicator of your overall health.
A healthy nail is one that is transparent without any marks with consistent thickness all over.— Dr Rakesh Newaj, dermatologist
The doctor says the weak nails can be cause by genetics, exposure to many chemical products and a lack of vitamins or folic acid.
Take a listen to Dr Newaj answer several nail-related questions:
This article first appeared on CapeTalk : What your nails say about your health (and how to restore them after damage)