Fungus Toe Nail

Athlete's Foot Is A Fungal Infection

February 25, 2011
Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection of the foot and is also referred to as ringworm, this is a clinical condition and the medical term is tinea pedis. It is a common, contagious skin infection and occurs when a fungus grows (usually) between the toes but it can infect the soles of the feet. A toenail fungus infection is called Onychomycosis, or ringworm of the nail.

Athlete foot infections are not limited to athletes!

You are susceptible to an athlete’s foot infection when you come into direct contact with contaminated surfaces, have continually wet feet or injure your nail. Athlete’s foot spreads rapidly in communally used areas such as showers and swimming pools. It can also be passed on by other people who have the infection, so don’t share their towels, shoes, socks or anything else. 


Tea Tree Oil – The Natural Solution to Toenail Fungus

February 18, 2011

One of the home remedies I have found effective in my battle with toenail fungus is tea tree oil.  So, if you are suffering with a fungal infection try this natural, traditional remedy. A few drops of tea tree oil mixed with the same amount of olive oil, applied to your infected nails with a cotton ball gives you a quick treatment option.

 Tea tree oil has known anti-fungal properties when used topically and in combination with olive oil (which is high in fatty acids and antioxidants) you have...
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Perfect Pedicure

February 17, 2011

Picture this – it’s the beginning of summer and you’ve got the dress, the hair, and the shoes... But wait! Have you checked your toes? Nothing ruins the effect of a beautiful pair of sandals like ugly winter feet. I’ve included a step-by-step home pedicure process on how to whip your feet into shape! And there’s nothing like a bit of polishing to keep toe nail fungus at bay.

Tool Kit

Pumice stone/ foot file * nail file/nail scissors/nail clippers * cuticle remover * orangewood stick *...

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