How to prevent and treat nail fungus

How to prevent and treat nail fungus

When a nail thickens, discolors, splits, and lifts from the nail bed, it often indicates that the nail is infected by a fungus. Fungal nail infections are more common on the toenails than the fingernails. Although fungal nail infections tend to run in families because of an inherited tendency, not everyone is susceptible. To prevent…

How to relieve itchy skin

How to relieve itchy skin

Everyone gets an itch once in awhile. Usually it only lasts for a short time and is often caused by annoyances like a mosquito bite or scratchy fabric. However, if an itch lasts for more than six weeks, it is considered a chronic itch and is more likely to disrupt your life. There are many…

How to prevent and treat hand rashes

How to prevent and treat hand rashes

Hand rashes commonly occur because of something you touched or something happening inside your body. The most common cause of hand rashes is eczema, but some hand rashes are actually an allergic reaction. Sometimes, an allergy can develop after years of touching the same things daily without a problem. For example, cooks can develop an…