Nail the causes

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - STARSPECIAL BMS INDULGE -

TOE­NAIL fun­gus is a com­mon fun­gal in­fec­tion that makes up 50% of nail dis­or­ders. With the con­di­tion af­fect­ing the ev­ery­day lives of so many in­di­vid­u­als, it’s im­por­tant to know its causes and ways to avoid it. If you think you or some­one close to you has this con­di­tion, take a mo­ment to ed­u­cate your­self about the top 10 causes be­low: 1. Dam­age to the toe­nail such as crack­ing or sep­a­ra­tion from the nail bed, which even though tiny, al­lows mi­cro­scopic spores in the en­vi­ron­ment to en­ter and start the in­fec­tion that leads to toe­nail fun­gus. 2. Liv­ing or work­ing in hot, hu­mid con­di­tions pro­vide the ideal en­vi­ron­ment for fun­gus to grow. 3. Poor foot hy­giene like not wash­ing your feet ev­ery day, go­ing bare­foot in pub­lic places, or not dry­ing your feet com­pletely af­ter show­er­ing are com­mon causes of toe­nail fun­gus. 4. A weak­ened im­mune sys­tem caused some­times by cer­tain dis­eases or their treat­ments. 5. The type of footwear you choose each day can help or hin­der the growth of toe­nail fun­gus. Shoes or boots that are fully en­closed don’t al­low the feet to breath and can pro­mote the growth of fun­gus by pro­vid­ing a moist en­vi­ron­ment. 6. Ge­net­ics can cause you to be more vul­ner­a­ble to at­tract­ing toe­nail fun­gus if one of your par­ents has had it. 7. Wear­ing the same shoes ev­ery day with­out air­ing them traps sweat and heat and doesn’t al­low your feet to breathe. 8. Ac­tiv­i­ties that cause wear and tear such as run­ning or other sports are of­ten causes of toe­nail fun­gus be­cause they could lead to a rup­tured nail plate. Since th­ese types of ac­tiv­i­ties cause your feet to per­spire, the mois­ture gets trapped in the nail cracks, invit­ing fun­gus in. 9. Poor cir­cu­la­tion is a con­tribut­ing fac­tor of toe­nail fun­gus be­cause re­stric­tion in blood flow causes the nail to lose valu­able nu­tri­tion, mak­ing it weak and sus­cep­ti­ble. 10. Prac­tices that cause cross con­tam­i­na­tion at nail sa­lons are causes of toe­nail fun­gus be­cause of un­ster­ilised equip­ment or un­san­i­tary prac­tices such as us­ing the same tools on mul­ti­ple cus­tomers or not prop­erly clean­ing the pedi­cure basin.

Ex­cilor Treat­ment for Fun­gal Nail (pic) in­fec­tion is a clin­i­cally proven rem­edy that treats fun­gal in­fec­tions on nails and helps re­duce and elim­i­nate the vis­i­ble signs of in­fec­tion and dis­coloura­tion to pro­mote the ap­pear­ance of healthy nails. Study has shown that 81% of pa­tients see im­prove­ment in 42 days.

Ex­cilor ef­fec­tively treats fun­gal in­fec­tions from the root and is spe­cially for­mu­lated to ef­fec­tively pen­e­trate be­low the nail sur­face to treat in­fec­tions from the root. It con­trols the mi­croen­vi­ron­ment of the nail by acid­i­fy­ing the nail bed.

Ex­cilor im­me­di­ately low­ers the pH of the nail, cre­at­ing an en­vi­ron­ment hos­tile to fun­gal growth. It is avail­able at all lead­ing phar­ma­cies na­tion­wide.

For more de­tails, call Ve­me­dia Shine at 03-7956 8384.

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