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How do I manage my onychoschizia on a daily basis?

You can manage your onychoschizia on a daily basis by practicing better nail care and protection. Nail care includes keeping a healthy moisture level for your nails, protecting your nails from chemicals, using nail-strengthening polishes and products, and being gentler with your nails while filing or buffing. Additionally, if your doctor has detected any underlying causes, you should follow his indications for treatment daily.

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Is there a cure for onychoschizia?
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