OVERVIEW OF NAIL FUNGAL INFECTION

Toe and finger nails Did you know that nail fungal infection in the USA, as with other western developed countries, is very common? It’s important to note that fungus usually impacts people’s toe nails and to a lesser extent, their finger nails. Onychomycosis About...

THE LINK BETWEEN DIABETES AND TOENAIL FUNGUS

The risk of foot fungus and diabetes Toenail and foot fungus are all too common problems for people with diabetes. This article is dedicated to informing diabetics about the dangers to them from fungal infections and how to stop fungus transferring to their nails and...

FATAL FUNGUS BREAKS INFECTION RECORD IN US

Fatal Blastomyces fungus infection Nearly 100 people have recently been struck by a potentially fatal fungus infection. Tragically, one of the infected has died from a strain of fungus called Blastomyces. This outbreak occurred in the Billerud paper mill in Escanaba,...

ARE GEL NAIL POLISHES HARMFUL?

How safe is nail gel polish? In recent years there has been an exponential rise in women and some men using gel nail polishes. But would this growth have been so impressive if women had realised from the get go that nail gels may be causing serious impacts on their...

TREATING NAIL FUNGAL INFECTIONS AT HOME

Taking the fungus fight home This article looks at the other choices away from the usual over-the counter meds. available to people wanting to treat their nail and foot fungal infections. These loosely fall into the field of home-based remedies. It can be a...

HOW TO IMPROVE ATHLETES FOOT

Footwear a fungus farm for Athlete’s Foot? In this article we examine the role footwear plays in creating the ideal conditions for Athlete’s Foot to occur. We also take a look at how to make the best choices for shoes, boots and training shoes to prevent the problem...

TO BE OR NOT TO BE FUNGUS?

Fungi are not always the culprit In this article we evaluate the common mistakes people make in concluding they have fungus. We also see how to identify actual fungus and infections. For instance, when people become aware of spots on their toenails, they often leap to...