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How can I strengthen my nails and prevent onychoschizia?

There are several nail-strengthening products on the market today that you can use to strengthen your nails and prevent onychoschizia. However, you can also strengthen your nails by practicing better all around nail care. This includes keeping a healthy moisture level for your nails, protecting your nails from chemicals, and being gentler with your nails while filing or buffing. Additionally, some researchers also recommend the vitamin biotin, or B7, to increase your nail strength.

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