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24 Oct 2006

splitting nails
my 4 year old's finger nails are chipping what supplement is she lacking? i give her immune booster and multi vits everyday
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childhood diseases

01 Jan 0001

Trdionally this problem has always been put down to calcium deficincy although that is not always the case. Ask your pharmacist for a calcium supplement approprate for her age such as Calcium Sandoz Syrup or equivalent 0.2mmol/kg up to 4 times a day.
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