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Avoid Diabetic Foot Problems

Avoid Diabetic Foot Problems

If you are diabetic even your feet are susceptible to diabetic dilemmas. In fact, more than 60% of lower limb amputations occur in people with diabetes. Poor blood flow, high glucose levels and nerve damage are all diabetic repercussions that can lead to hospitalization. Luckily, regular visits to your podiatrist can keep an eye out […]

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Lavender Oil, the Potent Antifungal

Lavender Oil, the Potent Antifungal

When dealing with antifungal-resistant infections, lavender oil could be a natural cure. Lavender oil is a potent weapon against common skin and nail infections. Skin-pathogenic strains, known as dermatophytes, cause infections of the skin and nails on your feet. Lavender oil has been tested and proved by scientists to kill dermatophytes.* Mix a few drops […]

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How to Pick Soccer Shoes

How to Pick Soccer Shoes

Soccer is a very popular, high-intensity sport. The right shoes are required for safe play. Soccer shoes should provide arch support and a quality foot bed. When playing soccer on a soft turf, wear rubber cleats to gain traction. Rubber cleats are recommended because they provide shock absorption while maintaining comfort.* Podiatrists do not recommend […]

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Supportive Walking Shoes

Supportive Walking Shoes

Supportive shoes are needed for activities such as brisk walking. Supportive shoes will cushion your feet, accommodate heel movement and support your arches. Wearing unsupportive shoes can lead to connective tissue problems as well as knee, shin and foot pain. Make an investment in quality, supportive shoes that provide motion control.* Brisk walking is a […]

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Use Caution When Taking Antifungal Medications

Use Caution When Taking Antifungal Medications

When you’re trying to cure a fungal toenail, antifungal medications can help, but they also have side effects. Certain antifungal medications can negatively affect the way your liver functions. If you want to take an oral antifungal medication, ask your doctor about doing a liver enzyme test first. By taking this test before you start […]

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