Toenail Fungus Removal at Home

A little talked about problem that affects a large portion of the population is nail fungus. While it is an unsightly problem that might cause some embarrassment it really does not cause much more of a problem than embarrassment and some issues with your nail growth if left go for too long. Did you realize that up to 10% of the population is dealing with toenail fungus at any one time and it is estimated that up to 50% or more of the population will have the problem at some time in their lifetime?

That is a surprising number of people, especially considering that there really isn’t much talk about it. That is generally because most people are either suffering in silence, hoping and waiting for it to go away on it’s own and others simply go to the doctors to see if they are able to help. Here are some facts about toenail fungus removal and what you can do about it.

It’s interesting to know that most of the recommendations that are given to help avoid toenail fungus in the first place are also things that can help you to stifle the disease. These are things such as wearing socks that are absorbent and changing them often as well as shoes that have the ability to breathe.

Toenail fungus likes to live in a dark and moist environment and if you rob it of this environment you will help to limit its ability to survive. Other things that you can do for toenail fungus removal are using certain foods and oils that have natural antifungal qualities. These would include oils, such as tea tree oil and lavender and foods like oregano and Brazil nuts.