7 05 / 2020

Nail Fungus and Diabetes

By |2020-05-07T16:35:57-07:00May 7th, 2020|

Nail fungus is already a common condition, with 10% of the general population and 20-50% of seniors being afflicted with it. However, its occurrence actually doubles in patients with diabetes. In some instances the presence of nail fungus does not necessarily present as discernable symptoms to the naked eye, but when it co-occurs with diabetes [...]

6 05 / 2020

Why is Toenail Fungus Hard to Get Rid Of?

By |2020-05-06T17:47:19-07:00May 6th, 2020|

Toenail fungus is when a fungi begins to develop underneath the nail to where the nail bedding is. A lot of toenail fungus occurs because they are made in these environments where there is a lot of moisture and darkness. For example if someone was sweating on their feet while wearing closed toed shoes, that [...]

4 05 / 2020

Debunking Myths About Toenail Fungus

By |2020-05-04T15:15:46-07:00May 4th, 2020|

Myth #1: Nail polish keeps toenail fungus away. Wearing nail polish does not keep toenail fungus away. It actually attracts toenail fungus! Applying nail polish traps moisture in, thus creating a dark, warm, and moist environment. This is the perfect environment for fungus to thrive. From time to time, give your nail a break from [...]

30 04 / 2020

Why does fungus cause thick toenails?

By |2020-04-30T15:51:42-07:00April 30th, 2020|

Toenails are very painful if they are not treated properly. When someone has toenail fungus. The toenail starts to change from a normal nail to a very discolored and thickened nail. Everyone that gets toenail fungus does not have the same symptoms. Some people have a different type of change of color in the nail. [...]