In This Chapter
Ridding your feet of fungal infections
Giving feet the support they need
Alleviating all sorts of foot pain
Reducing or eliminating varicose veins
If you’re like most people, your legs and feet are your primary means of transportation, and they really take a beating. In this chapter, I cover common ailments that affect feet and legs and offer guidance on how to treat them naturally to restore optimum function and, in some cases, appearance.
Athlete’s foot (tinea pedis) is a common and contagious fungal infection of the skin that causes redness, flaking, scaling, and itching. It often appears around the edges of the feet and between the toes and affects about 15 percent of the population. The disease is usually transmitted in moist ...