The thyroid is a small gland in the neck which is responsible for a multitude of bodily functions. These include warming the body, activating the immune system, regulating the metabolism, and controlling the body’s growth. Some people have an overactive or underactive thyroid gland, which can have various side effects. […]
Splinter under Toenail Removal Treatments That You Can Do Yourself!
Getting a splinter under your toenail can be incredibly uncomfortable. It can happen almost anywhere on the body, but getting one underneath a nail can cause excruciating pain, as the foreign object forces the nail plate away from its bed. Splinters can be small fragments of wood, metal, plastic or […]
How to Heal a Bruised Toenail Quickly
Most of us will get a bruised toenail at some point. It’s likely because you stubbed your toenail or dropped something heavy on your foot. Bruising can even be due to wearing tight footwear. You need to resolve the cause and heal your sore toenail(s). Bruised nails aren’t usually severe, but […]
How to Get Rid of an Ingrown Toenail without Surgery
According to the Mayo Clinic, an ingrown toenail (onychocryptosis) is a condition where the corner side of a toenail grows into the softer flesh next to it. If the idea of it sounds painful, it is! They can become very painful if not properly managed. Many times, people choose to […]
What’s the Best Fingernail Fungus Treatment?
Knowing how to get rid of fingernail fungus should be a top priority for anyone who experiences it. A nail fungus can be unsightly, painful, and hard to remove. Unfortunately, if it’s not treated correctly, it will keep coming back. Thankfully, there are good OTC fingernail fungus removers. The same […]
Why Do I Have Blue Toenails? Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment Options
There are several possible causes of blue underneath the toenails. Whether they are bright blue or blackish blue spots, it can be a somewhat unnerving sight. While most people can easily agree that a blue tint to the nails isn’t ‘normal,’ determining the official cause is what’s important. Some reasons […]