31 12 / 2018

Toenail fungus spreads within families

By |2018-12-31T14:29:43+00:00December 31st, 2018|

According to WebMD (https://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/news/20060929/foot-fungus-spreads-among-families#1), studies confirm that toenail fungus does spread among families. By using molecular biology techniques, researchers in one of the studies observed the expansion of the microorganisms called dermatophytes, which commonly cause toenail fungus, among families. Also, another study found that among 57 families in which at least one person had toe/foot [...]

30 11 / 2018

Be mindful: Do not share your toenail fungus with others

By |2018-11-30T15:33:32+00:00November 30th, 2018|

In North America, around 10% of the population have toenail fungus - the condition is more common in older people, such that it is estimated 20 % of people over 60 and 50 % of those over 70 have fungal nail infection according to UC Berkely (http://www.berkeleywellness.com/self-care/preventive-care/article/lowdown-toenail-fungus) Unfortunately, toenail fungus is very easy to spread [...]

27 11 / 2018

2 Ways Shoes Can Give You Nail Fungus

By |2018-11-29T05:56:41+00:00November 27th, 2018|

When you go to work, school, gym, or even when you stay in your room, your toes spend most of the time in your shoes. That means how you keep your shoes clean is crucial for toenail fungus prevention. If your toenail fungus keeps coming up, or if your toenails keep having an abnormal [...]