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Is there anyone out there that is taking diuretics/water tablets has weak nails? I have incredibly weak nails.

Diuretics / water tablets are not commonly associated with weak or brittle nails, although that's not to say it could never happen. A healthy diet may help.

General Information: Eating a balanced diet and possibly taking a multi-vitamin may help as nail weakness can be caused by zinc, iron or calcium. Never use a metal nail file, if you use nail polish use a light shade as it will make your nails look longer. Massaging almond oil into the cuticle may help strengthen your nails. Avoid prolonged contact with water - use rubber gloves for washing up, use a nourishing hand cream. Try not to file your nails before they reach ¼ inch long as filing can cause damage and only file in one direction.

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