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My nails are brittle 3 months 1 week ago #3452067

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Keep your nails very short....
use Vaseline Intensive Care Cream...
it isnt very expensive...
I use it on my face too.
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My nails are brittle 2 months 1 week ago #3472268

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Since I started taking a Selenium supplement and I find my nails stronger, less prone to breaking and they also grow very quickly.
Some nuts and seeds contain selenium too though I'm not sure which ones. I sprinkle mixed seed over my cereal - sunflower, hemp, pumpkin, golden linseed.

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My nails are brittle 1 month 4 weeks ago #3478891

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You could be lacking Vitamin D - this is the only vitamin our body can't make from eating. Also medical conditions can cause brittle nails, such as heart or thyroid conditions. I'd go get some simple blood tests done which can check for all of the above conditions as a starting point.
Drink a glass of milk or have a small yoghurt at night, with some orange juice or an orange (for Vit C), or take Vit C tablets. Having these 2 things at night helps the body use them better, creating stronger bones and teeth (but get the bloods done first and see your doctor for a check up!).

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