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Prevent the Contraction of Athletes Foot

Prevent the Transmission of Athletes FootPrecautions to Prevent the contraction of Athletes Foot
Prevention is always better than cure. Athletes Foot is a fungal infection that can be transmitted from person to person generally in areas where people walk barefoot such as swimming pools, showers or even the beach.

The fungi which causes Athletes Foot can live happily on shower floors or any area where bare foot sufferers walk so the beach and swimming pools are areas where most care should be taken.

How to Identify Athletes Foot

The image above depicts a particularly nasty case of Athletes Foot. The skin on the feet will be flake and be scaly and the feet will itch quite badly. In bad cases the skin on the feet may crack leading to painful exposed tissue, swelling and inflammation. If you get a case as bad as this you should consult your GP.

How to Prevent Catching Athletes Foot

Firstly keep the feet as dry as possible because the fungi which causes Athletes Foot thrives in damp conditions. Avoid walking barefoot in high foot-traffic areas where people go barefoot. Wear clean, dry flip-flops or other suitable footwear at the pool or beach. Don’t share towels or footwear.

Further Preventative Measures

Foot hygiene is a key preventative measure. When exposing yourself situations where contraction may be possible when on holiday or a visit to the gym or the pool use the Syrinx Za Deep Cleansing Therapy Bar to deeply clean the feet. The Therapy bar draws toxins from the skin and cleans very thoroughly more than normal soap can.

How to Cure Athletes Foot

If you have contracted Athletes Foot then the best cure for Athletes Foot is to keep the feet dry and to treat them with a natural emollient cream in the following manner.

Use the Syrinx Za Deep Cleansing Therapy Bar to deeply clean the feet. Work the therapy bar up into a rich lather and work the lather into the skin. Work the lather gently for a few minutes. Then rinse the feet and pad dry with a clean towel.

Allow the feet to dry naturally and then apply the Syrinx Za Natural Emollient Cream. Design for eczema sufferers the emollient is the perfect cream for Athletes foot. Allow the cream to absorb to the skin fully before putting on your shoes and socks.

If you have any questions about Athletes Foot please contact us.


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About Syrinx Za

Syrinx ZA Chief Executive Ashley Metcalfe is responsible for marketing and business development. Ashley is as passionate about cricket as he is skin care. Drop Ashley a line if you have any skin related questions.

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