How long does it take for toenail fungus to grow out?

Will Toenail Fungus Ever Go Away if I Don’t Treat It?

The chances are you haven’t paid much attention to your toenail health. Most people are either unaware they have a problem or don’t consider it a serious issue until toenail fungus worsens over time. Not keeping your toenails in good shape and leaving a fungal infection untreated, can cause fungus to spread – eventually destroying your entire nail and infecting other nails. If your toenail has turned yellow, there’s debris beneath the nail bed, a […]

Lamisil Cream for toenail fungus

Does Lamisil Cream Cure Toenail Fungus?

Lamisil is the brand name for the drug, terbinafine, an over-the-counter treatment for toenail fungal infections and athlete’s foot (ringworm of the feet). Lamisil is available in the form of topical, as well as oral medications. It has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), alongside itraconazole, for treating toenail fungus infections. Antifungal treatment is recommended for alleviating symptoms, limiting the spread of infection to other regions of the body, and reducing the […]

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Does Olive Leaf Extract for Toenail Fungus Really Work?

A substance in olive leaf extract, called oleuropein, is thought to have potent antifungal, immune-enhancing, antiparasitic, and antimicrobial capabilities – making it an excellent natural remedy for toenail fungus. Olive leaf extract can also benefit your immune system, as it contains almost double the antioxidant capacity as that of vitamin C, vitamin E, grape seed extract and green tea. Olive leaf extract is derived from the dark green leaves of the olive tree, called Olea […]

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How to Prepare Your Feet for a Long-Distance Walk or Hike

That aching feeling you get in your muscles after finishing a hike is satisfying – you wear it like a badge of honor. However, the same cannot be said of ankle sprains, blisters, and broken toenails.  These medical complaints can ruin a long-distance walk. Not only that, blistered feet and broken toenails can easily become infected if they are not appropriately treated. You shouldn’t let this put you off hiking, though. As long as you […]

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How Does Acupuncture Work for Foot and Heel Pain Relief?

The foot is very complicated and the part of the body that is most prone to aches, pains, and injury. With 26 bones, 33 joints and over a hundred muscles, tendons and ligaments, your feet are highly susceptible to stress. Injuries to ankles, heels, and feet are common. Often there is little western medicine can do to help. Most treatments that are offered can have side effects or slow recovery times. Alternative medicines have become […]

Toenail Fungus from a Pedicure

Can You Get Toenail Fungus from a Pedicure at a Nail Salon?

If you get your nails done in a salon, you risk contracting a viral, bacterial, or fungal toenail infection. The level of risk depends on how sanitary your chosen nail salon is. In the grand scheme of things, most salon visits do NOT lead to toenail infections. However, it’s vital to be aware of the potential risks and minimize these as much as possible. In this guide, we’ll tell you how to make sure your […]