|Posted on Saturday, December 13, 2003 - 21:19: |
Hi, I would like to ask: is there any significance to nails shape and color in Ch. diagnosis?
Dr. Robert Titch
|Posted on Sunday, December 14, 2003 - 13:59: |
I think there is. Pale nails tend to exhibit blood xu, brittle nails usually are the evidence of liver (blood) deficiency and cyanotic nails point to a blood stasis condition. I have also heard that Yang deficiency in the kidney cause the nails' crescent to be very thin or non existent.