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Gym Shower Shoes Save Your Feet

Gym Shower Shoes Save Your Feet

No matter how clean the showers look at your gym, contracting a fungi infection because you decided to go barefoot is not worth the risk! Your gym’s shower stalls create the type of warm, moist environment where fungi thrive. Without wearing protective shower shoes, you greatly increase your chances of contracting athlete’s foot or worse, […]

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Athlete’s Foot Can Cause Fungal Toenails

Athlete’s Foot Can Cause Fungal Toenails

If you have chronic athlete’s foot, then you are at a greater risk of developing fungal toenails. Often the fungus from athlete’s foot can spread from your skin to your nails. Keep in mind that fungus also lurks in shared showers and pools. You can even contract an infection after an unsafe pedicure. Yellow, thick, […]

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Garlic is Nature’s Antiseptic

Garlic is Nature’s Antiseptic

Garlic is a natural antiseptic that can prevent fungal infections. Applying a diluted garlic solution to your skin can also quicken healing time. It’s traditionally believed that several daily garlic foot baths can improve athlete’s foot.* Remember that when applying garlic directly to your skin, you must dilute it first. One option is to chop […]

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Gym Shower Shoes Save Your Feet

Gym Shower Shoes Save Your Feet

No matter how clean the showers look at your gym, contracting a fungi infection because you decided to go barefoot is not worth the risk! Your gym’s shower stalls create the type of warm, moist environment where fungi thrive. Without wearing protective shower shoes, you greatly increase your chances of contracting athlete’s foot or worse, […]

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