Broken nail is any trouble or pain arising due to the breaking of a fingernail. Broken nails are more common in women than men because women usually keep longer finger nails for applying nail related beauty products on them. Broken and brittle nails are signs of poor nail health, and if this condition is long lasting then one definitely needs to seek medical help to regain the nail health. Some domestic tips to maintain a good overall good overall nail health are: maintaining proper nail hygiene, keeping the nails dry, avoiding harsh cosmetics on the nails and applying a protective coating on the nail to keep it firm.
HOW IS BROKEN NAILS DIAGNOSED?
Fingernails grow an average of 3.5 millimeters per month.