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
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.
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
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... Continue reading...
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