15 11 / 2018

Honey, not only a sweetener!

By |2018-11-15T13:44:44+00:00November 15th, 2018|

For centuries now, many of us have always thought of honey to be solely used for one purpose - as a sweetener or food condiment. As of late, many are finding honey to serve several different purposes whether it be cosmetic, health, or even as a disinfectant. After some research, it has also been found [...]

15 11 / 2018

Can Diabetes Cause an Ingrown Toenail?

By |2018-11-15T13:37:39+00:00November 15th, 2018|

Ingrown toenails can occur in anyone, however, some people are more susceptible to developing one over others. As with nail fungus, ingrown toenails are likely to develop on individuals that have a weaker immune system. Diabetics have a weak immune system, therefore, they are typically the ones to develop nail infections and ingrown nails.   [...]

14 11 / 2018

An Ingrown Nail? Help!

By |2018-11-14T17:17:15+00:00November 14th, 2018|

One of the more common ways to develop an ingrown is through frequent perspiration of the feet. Men and those who are athletic especially have this problem. The perspiration causes the skin to become moist and causes the nails to be able to more easily grown into the skin, thus causing an ingrown nail.   [...]

14 11 / 2018

The Need to Know

By |2018-11-14T17:12:58+00:00November 14th, 2018|

Ingrown nails are a common problem among many individuals. There are a number of ways you can obtain an ingrown nail so knowing the risk factors and prevention is critical.   There are several ways to treat an ingrown nail both in home and professionally through a physician’s care. If you decide to take care [...]

14 11 / 2018

Epsom Salt Bath for Your Ingrown Toenail

By |2018-11-14T13:48:16+00:00November 14th, 2018|

When you search for home remedy of ingrown toenails, you may often see people suggesting to soak your foot into warm water with “Epsom Salt.” But what exactly is Epsom salt, and how does it work? What is Epsom salt Epsom salt is named by its chemical structure, and it is formally called magnesium sulfate. [...]

12 11 / 2018

Surgery is Often Your Best Choice

By |2018-11-12T13:18:53+00:00November 12th, 2018|

Ingrown toenail (medically called onychocryptosis) is a condition in which the side of a toenail digs into the soft tissue and cause pain, redness, and swelling. Infection may soon follow after getting an ingrown toenail, resulting in excessive inflammation, swelling, pain, and discharge. In the early stages (BEFORE infection sets in), appropriate home care may [...]

31 10 / 2018

Three Stages of Ingrown Toenail

By |2018-10-31T13:07:31+00:00October 31st, 2018|

Ingrown toenails are a very common problem among adolescents and young adults, but it can happen to people of all ages. It causes pain on the affected toes and could limit your daily activity. When ingrown toenails are left untreated, it can cause infection on the surrounding skin. The infected Ingrown toenail can essentially have [...]

29 10 / 2018

Ingrown Toenail and Genetics

By |2018-10-29T13:32:13+00:00October 29th, 2018|

Ingrown Toenail is the most common reason for toenail pain, and most commonly affect the great toenail. It is known to be caused by poor nail care such as cutting too short or trimming improperly. But some academic studies showed some people are more prone to get ingrown toenail due to genetic factors. A study [...]

26 10 / 2018

Harvard Health: Home Remedy for the Minor Ingrown Toenails

By |2018-10-26T13:20:04+00:00October 26th, 2018|

An ingrown toenail is a condition in which an edge of the nail digs into the surrounding soft tissue. It causes pain, redness, and infection. Harvard medical school published an article (https://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletter_article/Foot-health-What-to-do-about-an-ingrown-toenail) that suggests what to do with ingrown toenails when the symptoms are minor (you see the redness and feel pain on your toenail, [...]

25 10 / 2018

Ingrown Toenail Prevention: Change How You Walk

By |2018-10-25T13:33:55+00:00October 25th, 2018|

Toenails commonly have a natural tendency to curl. Therefore it is important to equally give your toe pressure from underneath the toe as you walk. For instance, if you keep pressuring on a side of the big toe when you walk, the other side of the toenail is prone to curl inward. Also, when people [...]