Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Home Remedies for Cracked Heels

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  • 1. The foremost home remedy to cure cracked heels is to adopt a healthy weight and lifestyle.
  • 2. Avoid wearing thin soled shoes and shoes with open backside. 
  • 3. Regularly use pumice stone bars for exfoliating/removing the dead skin around heels.
  • 4. Apply Moisturizing oil-based cream daily to the affected area. This may require more than one daily treatment. A cream that has zinc oxide works very well.
  • 5. A home remedy for cracked heels may be found in the addition of zinc and omega-3 fatty acids to your daily nutritional regimen.
  • 6. A regular foot bath and foot massage helps to keep the skin on heals healthy and soft.
  • 7. Diabetic patients should immediately consult their physician if the fissures persist for a long time and show color changes.

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