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Other symptoms of anaemia include:

  • Tiredness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Feeling lightheaded
  • Headaches
  • Faster heart rate and breathing rate

Furthermore, there are various different types of anaemia, including vitamin deficiency anaemia, anaemia of chronic disease, aplastic anaemia, anaemia due to bone marrow disease, and sickle cell anaemia.

Thyroid abnormalities

Thyroid dysfunction can affect the nails, causing abnormality in nail shape, nail colour, or attachment to the nail bed.

Notably, brittle nails can be a sign of an overactive or under active thyroid.

Source: Daily Express

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