4 Ways to Avoid Fungal Infections of the Feet

fungal infectionsThere’s good news and bad news about foot fungus. Let’s start with the bad news: there are millions of different species of fungi. Even though you can’t see them, they’re out there living on plants and in your garden soil. It may surprise you to learn that some types of fungi usually inhabit the human body as well, both inside and out. So, what’s the…

Athlete’s Foot: When Fungus Finds a Comfy Home in Your Feet

82090154 Woman With Athlete Foot In The RoomDermatophytes are fungi that like to take up residence in people’s feet and toes, causing athlete’s foot. The fungi enter through the front door – a cut or scrape on the foot. They sit down in a comfy chair – like the space between your toes.  These ‘guests’ open the fridge and find stuff they like to snack on – such as hair, skin, and…