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Understanding Raynaud’s Disease

Raynaud’s disease occurs when you have blood vessels in your toes and fingers that overreact to stress or too low temperatures. While this is considered a temporary overreaction, it can lead to damage later on because of the issues with blood flow. Risk Factors of Raynaud’s Disease Your gender-more women are affected than men. Your […]

Athlete’s Foot Can Be Prevented Easily

Athlete’s foot can be tricky to deal with, and the infection causes uncomfortable symptoms like itching, burning, and a rash that appears scaly. Thankfully, however, there are steps you can take to prevent this from happening or prevent it from becoming worse than it is. Preventing Athlete’s Foot Always wear fresh socks-you should change socks […]

Say Goodbye to Falling and Hello to Mobility

Falling can be scary and painful. As we lose muscle strength, experience health issues, or begin to get older, we will be in danger of experiencing this issue. While this can create more severe problems over time, there are ways to increase the chances of avoiding these issues altogether. Preventing Falling Avoid slippery areas-water and […]

The Pain of Haglund’s Deformity

Haglund’s Deformity is classified as a bony enlargement that occurs on the back of your heel. Your Achilles tendon has soft tissue near it, and when it becomes irritated, you will find the enlargement rubs against your shoes. In doing so, you will experience bursitis. Though many causes bring this condition to light, thankfully, some […]

Keep a Lookout for Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails can occur at any time and any age, but they can cause pain and comfort problems. They appear at the sides or corners of your nail, and you will see the skin beginning to cause an overgrowth. If you have diabetes, you will have a higher risk of experiencing this issue and the […]

Don’t Let Your Feet Fall into The Trap of Summer

Summer is a great time to get some sunshine and begin doing a new workout. However, be careful your workout doesn’t cause injuries to your feet and ankles. When you suddenly put so much pressure on yourself and your body after not working out all winter, your body simply can’t take the stress. When you […]

Nail Fungus Can Be Avoided

Nail fungus attacks your nails and causes them to thicken uncomfortably and then crumble. You may also experience an unusual smell. While it can occur with anyone, the elderly and diabetics are at the highest risk. It will start on one toenail, and if left untreated, it can spread to the others. Thankfully, there are […]

Don’t Let Corns Make You Hide Your Feet

Corns are unsightly and complicated layers of skin that appear on the foot. They tend to peel, and when that happens, you will need to seek professional help to ensure your foot avoids infection. If you have diabetes, avoiding infection becomes vital as it can lead to more severe issues. Causes Of Corns Not wearing […]

Flip-Flops: Summer Fashion or Painful Consequence?

Summer may be a time to wear flip-flops, but unfortunately, it is not without risk. While they may be comfortable at the start, they are a terrible choice for your feet and body long term. Because they have no support for your arches, no shock absorption, or cushioning, it leads to overuse of your tendons. […]

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