Before we start talking about treatment for onychomycosis, it best we understand the term. So what is onychomycosis? To many, this scientific name may be unheard of or difficult to comprehend. However, in simple terms, onychomycosis refers to nail fungus. It affects both the toe and finger nail, but in most cases, it is usually on the toenails. According to studies from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), the reason why nail fungal infection is more common on the toe is that the nails are more confined to the shoes which are warm and the environment is moist accelerating the growth of fungal infection. One of the best cure is Zetaclear or you can try our home remedies as follows.
So what are the signs of onychomycosis?
Onychomycosis or nail fungus, like many other fungal infection can cause much discomfort to anyone. You can easily know you have fungal infection when you start showing the following signs on your finger nails or toe nails.
- Decolorized nails
- Yellow streaks on or in the nail.
- Brittle and broken nails
- Distortion of the nail
The best remedy for oncychomycosis (nail fungus) is of course Zetaclear but for home remedies, here are some remedies which you can apply at home with great outcome
When it comes it nail fungus, truth be told it can cause much shame to you. Making you not to be able to wear open shoes without socks in public. If you have ever wanted to wear open shoes and nail fungus has been restricting you. Then using the following remedy can help you get back your confidence and make be able to wear your open shoes once again in public. The good thing is that you can make the remedy at the comfort of your home with great ease and without spending a lot of money and time.
- Baking Soda and Vinegar
One of the most common home remedies is baking soda and vinegar. Using both baking soda and vinegar soak helps to reduce the spread of the fungus and also contributes to the killing of the fungus. How? Baking soda is an alkaline applying it, thus contributes to reducing the spread of fungus because of fungus flourishes on acidic conditions, thus using baking soda helps to lower the acidity of the environment thus contributes to reducing the proliferation of the fungus. On the hand vinegar is a weak acid, which helps to kill the fungal infection. The great thing about the use of vinegar is that it helps to kill the fungus without affecting the other parts of the skin.
- 3-6 tablespoons of baking soda
- 1 Cup of apple cider
- Clean Water
- Paper towel
- Basin to soak your feet.
Pour enough clean water in the basin. Then take the cup of apple cider or white vinegar and mix it in the water. Let your feet soak for 15-25 minutes. Then after 15-25 minutes remove your feet and dry them off with a paper towel. Then pour the mixture and pour clean water in the basin. Fill the bowl with enough water then slowly start adding several tablespoons of baking soda to the fresh water. Allow your feet to soak for about 15-25 minutes. After 15-25 minutes take your feet off and dry them off. Do this twice a day, early in the morning and in the evening. The basic concept of soaking your feet with cider vinegar helps to kill off the fungus and applying baking soda helps to reduce the spread of the fungus.