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The Truth About Hormones and Nails

July 1, 2008  | Article

There’s a theory floating around that suggests hormones can wreak havoc on nails, causing the product to lift and nails to “fall off .” Is there any truth to the tale or are the affects of hormones the stuff of urban legends?

Keywords: applying enhancements to unhealthy nails   brittle nails   Doug Schoon   effects of medications on nails   hormones  

The Nail Doctor

June 1, 2000  | Article

The Nail Doctor discusses throbbing nails, tumors, young clients, and arthritis medication. 

Keywords: arthritic clients   effects of medications on nails   nail trauma   The Nail Doctor   tumor  

The Nail Doctor: Splinter Hemorrhages Are Bleeding Under the Nail

August 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: effects of medications on nails   fungus   onychomycosis   psoriasis   Raynaud's Disease  

The Nail Doctor

February 1, 1999  | Article

The Nail Doctor on brittle nail syndrome, psoriasis and acrylics, and breakage. 

Keywords: biotin   brittle nail syndrome   effects of medications on nails   elderly clients   formaldehyde-free products  

The Nail Doctor

September 1, 1998  | Article

This month, our Nail Doctors team up to talk about bacteria spots, perimenopause, toenail fungus, and working after surgery.

Keywords: allergic reactions   antifungals   effects of medications on nails   fungal infections   peeling nails  

Do Hormones Cause Artificial Nails to Lift?

September 1, 1998  | Article

Though doctors cite a lack of scientific evidence that hormones influence product lifting, some nail technicians say their clients’ experiences provide all the proof they need.

Keywords: client health   Doug Schoon   effect of menopause on nails   effects of medications on nails   eponychium  

The Nail Doctor

October 1, 1996  | Article

A very delicate anatomical structure, the nail matrix is easily injured, damaged, and scarred. Any injury or trauma to tills matrix can show up as a visible change in the nail plate or affect how it grows out.

Keywords: circulation disorders   effects of medications on nails  

Nails Under The Microscope - Understanding Nail Anatomy & Disorders

June 1, 1996  | Article

Nail technicians should know as much about the inside of the nail as the outside. Here’s an anatomy lesson on the onychium. Pay attention – there’s going to be a test at the end.

Keywords: diabetic clients   effects of medications on nails   nail anatomy   onychomycosis   psoriasis  

Strong Hope For Brittle Nails

May 1, 1996  | Article

Trauma to the nail plate and excessive hand-washing are the primary causes of brittle nails. Simple remedies can produce healthy results.

Keywords: biotin   brittle nails   effects of medications on nails   nail dehydration   nail trauma  

The Nail Doctor: Nails that Break and Headaches

September 1, 1995  | Article

The Nail Doctor is back to discuss brittle nail syndrome, the effect of climate on nail growth, and what's really behind those persistent headaches.

Keywords: allergic reactions   biotin   brittle nail syndrome   effects of medications on nails   nail growth  

The Nail Doctor: Over-vigorous Manicuring Can Cause White Nails

June 1, 1995  | Article

Keywords: effects of medications on nails   leukonychia   nail trauma   onycholysis  

Identifying and Understanding Common Skin Disorders

June 1, 1995  | Article

Skin problems come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and textures. You may not be a dermatologist, but you can still handle these problems with confidence and without risk to yourself or your business.

Keywords: athlete's foot   dermatitis   eczema   effects of medications on nails   fungus  

The Nail Doctor: Chemotherapy Can Affect Nails

May 1, 1995  | Article

A reader asks if a client who's undergoing chemotherapy for cancer is seeing its effects on her nails.

Keywords: brittle nail syndrome   chemotherapy   clients with cancer   effect of chemotherapy on nails   effects of medications on nails  

Top 10 Questions to Ask Clients With Chronic Lifting

August 1, 1994  | Article

Are you taking insulin or heart medication? Plus 9 other specific questions to get at the root of your client's lifting problem.

Keywords: effects of medications on nails   lifting   pregnant clients  

Aging Nails Grow More Slowly

August 1, 1994  | Article

Could a client's recent surgery being affecting her nails?

Keywords: effects of medications on nails   nail separation   The Nail Doctor  

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