September 19, 2016 23:05

Why cracked heels ?

From cracked heels facing both women and men.And the main problem is that it is not limited to an unpleasant view of the stop - because they hurt, and sometimes very strongly, which leads to difficulty in walking.Let us try to find out why cracked heels on your feet?

causes of disease

  • uncomfortable shoes.In this case we are talking about summer outdoor slippers worn by many young people.The fact is that during the walk they are very much slap on the soles of the feet, sometimes injuring them.If arisen microtrauma fall microbes will begin inflammation.Such footwear is not recommended to wear for a long time, since it can be harmful for the entire foot.
  • Synthetic socks or tights.Because of their skin quickly sweating, wet and high load tends to be injured.
  • Lack of vitamin A. Although it is one of the few vitamins that lingers long in the human body, it feels the need for a sufficiently large number of people.Most of it is found in green and yellow vegetables (carrot, parsley, broccoli, peach
    es, buckthorn, grape, melon, watermelon, etc.), as well as dairy products, liver, fish oil.By the way, some of the animals in the liver accumulates an amount of this vitamin, that she can just poison, such as a bear.But you can hardly become to eat the liver of an animal, is not it?
  • One of the most common causes - banal dry skin.Usually this encounter people who have long been over 40. The problem may be due to metabolic disorders and nutrition of tissues, as well as hormonal changes in the body.
  • Fungal legs diseases.


For some reason, most patients instead of what would have to treat the true cause of the disease, trying to get rid of its consequences.However, this is the wrong approach to treatment, because in this case, cracked heels will molest again and again until the end of life.

What to do?Better, of course, make an appointment with a doctor, you need to pass inspection, and then obtain the necessary prescription.As you can imagine, if the problem lies in poor circulation, then its forces with the disease is unlikely to succeed to cope.But if the cause is dry skin or lack of trace elements in the body, it is possible to begin treatment on their own.

  • The simplest method - to turn to the pharmacy.Now on the shelves is a huge number of various ointments and gels against cracked heels.The decals on their promise that within a week or two you will forget about the problem forever.However, remember that the ointment should be applied to the skin immediately, but only after steam your feet in warm water and clean them with a pumice stone.Only in this case the effect is guaranteed.
  • can refer to the national and treatments.For example, the help of oatmeal.Bit must be cooked cereal without the addition of salt and sugar, then adding to it 3-4 tablespoons of vegetable oil or linseed.Then take two thick plastic bags, fold-out mess in equal proportions and are putting them on their feet, while oatmeal should be warm.Packages need to wrap something warm.You now have a sort of wrap, which should not shoot for two hours.After that, wash your feet with warm water and gently blot them with a towel.The procedure must be repeated for 4-7 days.
  • ever heard about Lopukhovs ointment?It is sold in any drugstore, and serves as an excellent tool against the cracks on the lips, hands, feet and heels.This ointment can do on their own - you need finely chopped burdock root (approximately half cup), melt 100 grams butter, mix these two ingredients and then boil the mixture about 5 minutes on low heat.Keep only in the refrigerator.
  • Helps and honey, and this is one of the easiest methods.We need to take a little honey and just put it on the cracked heels, then put on his feet plastic bags and socks.In the morning, wash the feet