Cartivia: The Revolutionary Treatment for Toe Arthritis
The base of the big toe, known as the first metatarsophalangeal, or MTP joint, is a common site of osteoarthritis. When osteoarthritis occurs in the toe, it is also known as Hallux Rigidus. What Are the Symptoms of Osteoarthritis in the Toe?
Is it True? Can Alzheimer's Really Be Caused By a Fungus?
While this degenerative neurological disease previously had no cure, startling new evidence has arisen to indicate that it’s actually caused by a rogue fungus wreaking havoc on the brain.
Thousands of Covid Patients in India Contract Black Fungus
The dangerous fungal infection, colloquially known under the name ‘black fungus,’ is disproportionately affecting patients who have recently recovered from Covid-19, and it has an overall mortality rate of 54%. What is mucormycosis?
COVID Toes May Be a Symptom of Hidden Coronavirus in Kids
Among one of the more peculiar reported symptoms of COVID-19 has been the mysterious “COVID toes.”
How to Cure Skin Fungus From the Comfort of Your Own Home
Skin fungus is a common infection that is caused when certain fungal pathogens breed in moist or warm environments. Fungus usually grows in shoes, socks, public areas like swimming pools or gyms, and in showers.
Should You Worry About the White Spots on Your Nails?
Have you ever noticed a white spot on your nail beds or your toes? For some people, the white spots may appear as tiny dots speckled across the nails, while for others, they may be larger and stretch across the entire nail.
8 Pressure Points for Treating Skin Problems
Throughout history, many reflexology and acupuncture specialists have also used these techniques to treat various skin conditions, such as eczema, psoriasis, acne, shingles, fungus, and seborrheic dermatitis.
The Various Causes and Treatments of Yellow Toenails
Fungus A fungal infection called onychomycosis is the most common cause of yellow toenails. Other indicators of the fungus are odor, the thickening of the nail, and debris accumulating under your nail. These are very easy to pick up anywhere you go barefoot, except in very dry areas.
15 Pics Showing the Many Great Anomalies of Mother Nature
From a phenomenon called “hair ice” to a cat with tons of extra toe beans, these pictures show the many amazing anomalies of Mother Nature that will keep you fascinated. Take a look. See Also: 10 Amazing Facts of Nature that Are Too Weird to Believe 1.
This Handy Guide Helped Me Fix All of My Foot Problems
Aging Foot Problems There are plenty of foot problems that tend to afflict people over 50, including bunions, hammer toe, plantar fasciitis, diabetes-related neuropathy, as well as a whole host of foot infections. Dr. Chris Coop, a practicing podiatrist at The Vancouver (Wash.)
What Do Brittle Nails Say About Your Health? Find Out!
Fungal infection A nail that appears thick, brittle and discolored (or yellowish) is damaged with fungus. This condition is more likely to appear on your toes than on your fingernails.
6 Great Tips That'll Help You Get Rid of Smelly Feet!
It’s very important to wash your feet every day and dry them thoroughly, especially between the toes. When you’re drying your feet after a shower or bath, dab between your toes with some cotton wool that has been dipped in apple cider vinegar or witch hazel.
10 Bodily Itches That You REALLY Shouldn't Scratch!
Dandruff Dandruff is caused by a fungus called malassezia, which actually lives in everyone’s scalp, but causes irritation and excess skin cell growth in those who develop dandruff. What’s more is that dandruff can itch really badly.
Good To Know: Why Do Some of Us Get Colder Than Others?
But some of us get cold more often than others, especially at our toes and hands. Why do some people feel colder than others? What causes us to feel cold? Here are a few explanations of why you might be feeling cold where the next person doesn't.
A Rainbow Made Only From Mushrooms If You Look Right
The cup-fungus, Sarcoscypha coccinea (By Ryane Snow, Wikimedia Commons ) Also known as scarlet elf cup, scarlet elf cap, or the scarlet cup, this fungus is found all across the world. It was used by the Native Americans in folk medicine. 3.
Are Bananas On the Verge of Extinction?
The problem is, Cavendish bananas are vulnerable to a fungus called Panama Disease, which is currently ravaging banana farms across the globe. If this pandemic isn’t stopped the beloved banana breed may go extinct.
10 Smart Ways to Treat Fungal Infections At Home
This Little Piece of Plastic Does Wonders For Your Feet
Toe spacers may sound like a strange, esoteric health fad at first. But you'll be amazed at the wonders they can do for your feet. As we age, our toes tend to cram together. Spacing them promotes blood flow and an even distribution of weight on the bones, preventing foot pain and bunions.
Do These Things and Your Feet Will Thank You!
While putting these shoes on for a short time is probably fine, wearing them for more than 1-3 hours every day can lead to cracked heels, blisters between the toes, plantar fasciitis, and calluses. This is because flip-flops don’t adhere well to the foot and lack heel and arch support.
Fifteen Extraordinary Fungi You Never Knew About!
Bitter Oyster (Panellus stipticus) Panellus stipticus, commonly known as the bitter oyster, the astringent panus, the luminescent panellus, or the stiptic fungus, is a species of fungus in the family Mycenaceae, and the type species of the genus Panellus.
Delicate, Colorful, Magical: the Work of Stéphanie Kilgast
Leave a book long enough in the forest, and a colony of fungus will grow on it. Leave it long enough at the bottom of the sea, and a colony of corals will settle on it. In her works, Stéphanie Kilgast accelerates and salutes this process, portraying it in vibrant colors on an intimate, small scale.
Magic Can be Found Through the Magnifying Camera Lens
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Scientists Found a Mold That Can Break Down Plastic Waste
The Pakistani scientists found one such fungus, aspergillus tubingensis, capable of breaking down a common plastic polymer known as polyurethane.
10 Ways You Can Treat Fungal Infections At Home!