Are Your Nails Affected by Nail Fungus?
What are the signs and symptoms of nail fungus?
Nail fungus (also known by its medical term onychomycosis) is a common infection of the nail.
It starts with a white or yellow brown spot under the tip of the nail but as the fungal infection goes deeper and spreads, the nail may become discolored, thicken and crumble at the edge.
It is always wise to deal with nail fungus symptoms as soon as they become apparent even if they are still mild and not causing any discomfort. This is because the earlier you catch it, the easier it is to treat.
If left unattended, nail fungus could become painful with thickened nails. And even lead to complications.
For many of us, we would love to have healthy, natural looking nails while others prefer to have their nails cared for and even enhanced at a nail bar.
But whatever our preference, we want to avoid any appearance of nail fungus whether it is our fingernails or our toenails.
Fungal nail infections are common and can affect both toenails and fingernails. These infections usually start at the edge of the nail and spread to the middle, making the nail discolored and thicker in parts. The nail becomes brittle and pieces can break off. Sometimes, the whole nail lifts off, causing pain and swelling in the skin around the nail.
How can you successfully deal with the problem of nail fungus?
H-Nail Fungus Formula works by reducing the fungus in the nail bed. The product is concentrated with a deep penetrating anti-fungal action. Apply directly to the affected fingernails or toenails, using a cotton swab, three times per day.
Only a few drops per application are needed.
For extra benefit, add a drop of H-Nail Fungus Formula to your bath water..
When used as directed, the formula will reduce the symptoms of nail fungus such as discoloration so that your nails are restored to their former healthy appearance.
And don't forget these tips for preventing nail fungus!
- Always dry hands and feet after washing, bathing or exercising.
- With your feet, be aware of the type of footwear you select. Shoes that cannot breathe and are damp or wet will encourage fungus to start or spread.
- Be careful of damp areas such as public gyms, shower stalls or swimming pools as toe nail fungus can be spread easily.
- Diet plays an important role in eliminating fungal conditions too. Include more probiotics in your diet while reducing or eliminating sugar, dairy products and vinegar.
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