It has been proved a lot of times that if you pay attention to what your body is trying to tell you, you will be able to prevent lots of bad situations from happening. That is why today we decided to discuss what it means if you see a black spot appearing on your nail.

These days many people suffer and die because of various kinds of cancer. Sad but true. Yet, we think if you detect the disease early, there may be a chance to avoid the dire outcome. As you may have guessed, black spot or a strip on your finger nail is an early sign of cancer. If you find something like that on your body, do not hesitate and go for a check. There will be no harm to find out that it is a mere bruised fingernail, and in case it is cancerous you can eliminate it on the early stage and escape the most dire outcome.

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Very often, the most prone to ‘cancer stripes’ are thumbs, big toes and index fingers, but exceptions happen, that is why you should not merely rely on statistics.

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They say, once you are aware of something you can easily fight it off. The same goes with cancer, if you detect it soon enough, the worst what you can end up with will be removed nail and some cancer-affected tissue, sometimes it takes a tip of your finger or toe to be amputated, but that is far better than the worst outcome there is - death.

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Do not neglect your health, we live our lives once, at least we are only aware of this very life, not the past or previous, that is why you should take care of your body carefully.

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Anything that seems to be out of place should be thoroughly checked. To follow that rule is the least you can do to ensure your happier and longer staying on this planet.

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The BetterMe Team wants you and those close to you to live a healthy, happy life! Your health is a valuable thing; look after your body and your mind so that you can live your life to the fullest – Remember you only get one!

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