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Sunday, January 16, 2011


Continued from Part I

Ingrown Toe Nails:- As the name suggests, the toe nails curve inwards and grow towards the flesh causing considerable pain.

Cause:- Incorrect technique of cutting and filling toe nails. Tight, closed shoes also cause the nails to turn under and grow.

Ingrown Toe nail in its initial stages can be eased by placing a cotton gauze between the nail and the skin.

Take professional help

Varicose veins:- Enlarged, twisted and green colored swollen veins are known as varicose veins. These can be found on legs.

Cause:- It is caused by sedentary occupation, obesity, poor circulation or the use of extremely tight clothing.

* Elevate your legs by resting on a couple of pillow

* Vitamin E reduces susceptibility to varicose veins

* A diet of Vitamin B and C helps to build strong muscles

* Adequate leg and foot exercise is advisable

Excessive Perspiration:- This is classified by one of the most common foot problems. The foul smell that emanates from your feet can be a source of embarrassment and uneasiness.

Causes:- The sweat glands do not function well. Sweat combines with bacteria and decomposition sets in.

* Footbath as often as possible

* Frequent changing of socks and footwear can combat this problem to a certain extent

* Dust foot with alum powder

* Use foot powder and foot spray as and when required

Dry, Tough Feet:- If you posses dry, tough feet, you are lacking in exercise and proper foot care.

* Footbaths are essential, follow it up with a generous application of cream

* At bed time, massage in a rich foot cream and don on a pair of old socks

* Exercise your feet regularly to improve circulation

Flat Footedness:- Feet that are absolutely flat without any arch whatsoever can be quite ugly.

* Exercise can help improve the arch of your foot

* Stand on tip toe and heave your entire body on your toes and lower. Start off 10 times and gradually increase

**All images are taken from google**
                                                                                                                                    To be continued....

Also read Part I & Part III


EvanDouglas said...

If the DVT remains in the vein of the leg, it can cause a number of complications, including inflammation and leg ulcers.


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