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How do I stop my nails from peeling?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
To nurture and fortify peeling nails, apply moisturizer or petroleum jelly regularly. Wear gloves when gardening, washing dishes, or doing other activities that require vigorous use of your hands or that involve keeping your hands wet for long periods. Finally, eat a healthy diet: Nail health is linked to good nutrition. Your diet should include foods rich in vitamin B or calcium, which help keep nails healthy and strong.

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