Hello! My nails "might" be classified as terry's nails as I have a reddish hued band arching over my thumb lunae, off-white cream colored (not really white) in the center of the nail bed and pinkish-reddish bands at the top. I do not have lunae on any other nails except my thumbs and pointer fingers. I started taking HCL with pepsin for digestion and digestive enzymes about 1.5 years ago as digestion is not great. I am 5'7 and 125 pounds, never have smoked, don't drink (very occasional glass of red wine), eat organically with ample fruits, veggies, whole grains, legume (lentils, beans), red meat only once every 2-3 months, etc. I need to exercise more for sure but have a high needs 16 month old so it's difficult. What are your thoughts on my nails? Thank you!!!!
My husband remembers them being like this for quite a few years but I just noticed this myself maybe 2 years ago now and I started the digestion regimen shortly thereafter. I'd also like to add that I don't drink alcohol but I did quite a bit in college (normal college student amount). I never paid attention to my nails before recently. I also take a standardized extract of milk thistle seed, which I know is good for the liver and have been taking that for at least a year. Thank you!
Thank you! One other quick thing to add is that I have developed vertical ridges, most hardly anything to write about and one nail has a double ridge that is medium in "severity". Would that factor in?