Pale pale or malnourished
Traditional Chinese medicine believes that “the claws are in addition to the tendons”. The “claws” include nails and toenails, which are the parts of the muscles that extend from the body to the outside.
The liver has tendons and can hide blood, so the relationship between the liver and tendons and nails is very close.
Signals such as the crispness, thickness, and withering or moisturizing of nails can reverse the secret of liver blood prosperity in the body.
Healthy people’s nails are usually pink due to adequate blood supply, smooth and round surface, moderate thickness, smooth and smooth shape, no vertical and horizontal grooves, and no interference spots.
If there is a change in liver blood stagnation, it will often show on the nails.
Distinguish the color If the nail color is pale, it usually indicates anemia or malnutrition. You can eat more dates and black sesame foods; if the nail is dark and yellow, it may be a precursor of liver and gallbladder disease or other chronic diseases, and requires further examination.Definite diagnosis; bruising nails, suggesting cold syndrome, or blood stasis, or hypoxia.
Distinguish white spots on nails, mostly indigestion in children, worms or calcium deficiency, usually pay attention to diet hygiene and nutritional balance; red spots under the nails indicate bleeding in capillaries; dark spots indicate impaired blood circulation,There may be tumors and gangrene. It is recommended to go to the hospital for further examination and treatment.
Distinguishing lines Generally, there are vertical lines on nails. Most of them are excessive fatigue, neurasthenia, low immunity, or other chronic diseases. You should usually pay attention to rest; horizontal grooves are usually malnutrition, or chronic digestive diseases.
Identifying the “crescent” at the base of the half moon mark nails, also known as the half moon mark, can also reflect the body’s qi and blood health.
Those who are in good health have half-month marks of moderate size and grayish white; if there are no half-month marks, they are mostly manifested by lack of qi and blood; if the half-month marks are too large, they are prone to diseases such as hypertension and hyperthyroidism.
The maintenance of fingernails is inseparable from a healthy diet and regular exercise.
In terms of diet, in addition to regularly eating foods and drugs that have blood-enriching effects, high-quality protein such as milk, eggs, beans, and fish, as well as foods such as black rice, black fungus, and nuts, need to be supplemented.
In addition, because the hands and feet are at the body’s meridian cross-linking place, pay more attention to the movement of hands and feet, especially the elderly can play fitness balls, rub walnuts, and often shake their hands.
Always walk often, grasp the ground with your toe claws when walking, can promote blood circulation and toe force.