What's Good for the Heart May Not Be Good for the Feet

Frequent training at the gym is clearly beneficial to your fitness but not always for your feet. Wearing the same gym shoes every day leads to a build up of bacteria, which not only causes foot odour, but also contributes to a number of different foot conditions that can cause embarrassment and discomfort. There should be a qualified podiatrist in your local medical centre, and if you find that you're suffering with any of the following conditions, it's advised that you visit sooner rather than later, before the conditions become difficult to treat. [Read More]

Curing Fungal Nail Infections with Essential Oils

If you're a regular gym goer and suffer from thick, brittle or yellow nails, you may be suffering with Onychomycosis, otherwise known as fungal nail infection. Anyone can get a nail infection, however people who frequently wear sweaty trainers may be at higher risk, due to the warm, damp conditions that surround the toes. Whilst some conditions are certainly liveable and may require no treatment, if it causes pain when you walk or trim the nail, or leads to feelings of self-consciousness then professional help from a registered podiatrist is advised. [Read More]