Nail fungus, medically known as onychomycosis, is more common than you think. About half the population is affected by nail fungus by the time they reach 70 years of age. Today, almost 35 million people in the US suffer from it. We share with you today some important information about fungal nail infections, and we also offer an effective and painless solution to this problem.
Nail Fungus: What is it and how to prevent it
Several types of fungus can inhabit our bodies, some in our skin, our digestive tract (mouth) or our nails. Yeasts, mold and different kinds of fungi can cause these infections. The most common fungi are the one that causes athlete’s foot. The fungi itself lives and grows in warm and moist places, such as public showers, pools or your shoes. Once you contract a fungal disease, it can be easily spread from person to person. This most commonly happens when people share personal hygiene items like nail clippers or towels.
A nail with a fungal disease turns yellow, white or it might loose its color. It also gets thicker, may crumble and split, change its shape, become brittle, or loose from the nail’s bed. There are some contributing factors to acquiring a toenail fungus, such as: using closed-toe shoes, getting pedicures with improperly sanitized tools, having a deformed nail or nail disease or a chronic illness like diabetes.
How to prevent nail fungus infections
- Take care of your nails and skin: regularly wash your hands and feet with soap and make sure to thoroughly dry them. Also, constantly trim your nails and keep them in good shape.
- Use proper footwear: the shoes you wear should fit you perfectly – not touching your toenails; and, also should let be breathable so that air circulates in them to keep your feet dry. Make sure to use socks that absorb sweat and to constantly change them as needed.
- Don’t go barefoot in public places. Instead, wear sandals around pools, showers and locker rooms.
Nail Fungus Laser Therapy
Kill the pathogens that cause nail fungus without discomfort. We are a leading provider of laser nail fungus treatments which offers hope for those who have been suffering from toenail fungus infections. Using a revolutionary laser treatment, in just 30 minutes, we can treat the pathogens that cause Toenail Fungus. The laser toenail fungus procedure is a very safe treatment. In clinical studies, the laser has shown an 88% effective rate, compared to leading prescription topical treatments for toenail fungus that only provide an 8% effective rate after months of treatment. This gives laser fungus removal patients significant improvements in the health and appearance of their nails both toenails and fingernails. This is a drug-free treatment that doesn’t endanger your liver, as prescription oral toenail fungus treatments encompass possible liver damage and life threatening risks.
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