Foot Care

What do your Feet say about your Health?

Cold Feet, Too Many Culprits
Cold Feet, Too Many Culprits

If your toes feel cold always, then the reason could be decreased blood flow, the reason behind being high blood pressure, heart disease or smoking. Even diabetes when it reaches uncontrollable condition, can make feet feel cold. Some other causes may be anemia and hypothyroidism.

Foot Pain
Foot Pain

If your feet pains at the end of the day, you may blame your footwear. Almost, 8 out of 10 women complain of this reason. However, this might not be the reason. Playing high impact sports and running may be the factors. It can even arise from stress fracture in the foot. Especially osteoporosis condition may increase the risk.

Dragging the Feet
Dragging the Feet

A change in your walk with a slight foot dragging or a wider gait can say there is a problem in the feet. This can happen when there is peripheral nerve damage in the feet that occurs due to reduced sensation in the feet. Diabetes is one of the major causes. Other causes include vitamin deficiency, infections and alcoholism.

Swollen Feet
Swollen Feet

Swollen feet usually occur when you stand for too long or go on a long flight. This can happen due to poor blood circulation. Inactive thyroid and kidney disorder can also be the reasons.

Burning Feet
Burning Feet

Burning sensation in the feet occurs due to peripheral nerve damage in diabetics. It can also happen due to athlete’s foot, vitamin B deficiency, hypothyroidism, poor blood circulation in the feet and chronic kidney disease.

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