Monday, September 14, 2015

Tips + Trick to Chemo: Stregthen Your Nails

Chemotherapy has a multitude of potential side effects, one of which can be brittle nails. This can cause sensitivity or even pain. In order to cope with this change in physical health we would like to share a few tips with you--of course make sure to consult with your doctors to ensure which route is the best for you and your treatment plan.

Tips + Tricks to Naturally Stronger Nails

Vitamins to Stregthen Nails
  • Biotin

Vitamins that can be directly applied to nails
  • Coconut Oil 
  • Argan Oil
  • Vitamin E Oil
Foods that will help Strengthen Nails
  • Gelatin
  • Fruit & Veggies
  • Meat 
  • Beans 
Miscellaneous Tips
  • Make sure that you are moisturizing your hands and nails on a regular basis in order to keep moisture in.
  • Avoid taking long and hot showers or baths, as this will dry out skin and nails 
  • Avoid bitting your nails at all cost
  • Stay away from frequent polish changes due to the high levels of chemicals within nail polish and remover

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