You have probably heard of or even experienced nail fungus. It is something that requires long treatment, so if you can you should try to prevent it. And here are some tips to help you with that.
If you ever get this type of infection, you will have to have a certain fungal nail treatment which will be decided by your doctor based on the seriousness of the situation. However, one of the first things you can do to prevent it is clipping your toenails correctly. You should cut them in a straight line because this will prevent them from ingrowing. also, use sanitized nail clippers, of course. Also, when buying shoes, make sure you are getting the right size.
If your fingers are squeezed in your shoes, for most of the day, it is likely that you will experience this type of problem. Since we are talking about shoes, you should choose breathable ones, especially if your work requires you to be in your shoes for most of the day. When you are at home, try not to wear any shoes, rather let your skin breathe on its own. Disinfect your feet, and take good care of hygiene as well. You can also get an anti-fungal spray and spray your shoes when you are not wearing them, which is just another preventative step you can take. Any fungal nail treatment will be effective if you are persistent enough, however, you can prevent it by using these tips.
If you want your nails to be healthy, and fungus-free, make sure you take good care of hygiene. Use this advice as a daily routine, and there will be far less chance of you getting it.