The Fungus Among Us: Unsightly Toenail Fungus And How To Treat It
6 April 2017
Toenail fungus, for whatever reason, prefers the nails of older men. (However, it will develop in ladies' and children's nails too, under certain circumstances.) It is really quite unpleasant to see, since it discolors the toenails a hideous dark yellow. To make matters worse, some toenail fungi also make the toes stink. Since fungus typically grows where there is only death and decay, it means that the toenails are quite dead as far as tissue and cells are concerned.
A Few Ways To Care For Your Foot Fracture
20 January 2017
A foot fracture is a fairly common injury that can happen suddenly due to a fall or accident, or it can happen gradually as a result of stress due to jogging or wearing the wrong kind of shoes. Fractures can be mild and require little care, especially if a toe is involved, or they can be severe enough to require surgery. No matter what kind of fracture you have, one of the best things you can do to help it heal is to keep weight off your foot.
Cracked Heels & Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
30 October 2015
Pregnancy brings with it a host of discomforts, and your feet are no exception. The unique strain placed on the body can lead to painful conditions in the feet, including severe cracked heels. If you have developed deep fissures in your heels during your pregnancy, you can take steps to prevent and remedy them.
What causes cracked heels during pregnancy?
Cracked heels occur because the skin of the heel does not have enough moisture.
How You Can Prevent And Treat Gout
26 March 2015
If you have ever experienced a sudden, painful swelling in your toes, feet or ankles, then you may have gout. This debilitating condition is common in the United States, afflicting over 8 million Americans from all walks of life. Though incurable once it onsets, gout and its painful attacks can be prevented and treated in many instances. Below is more information on how to prevent and treat gout, including new research findings and strategies: