Tips For Preventing Athlete's Foot This Winter

Between a pair of extra thick wool socks and snow boots that could keep your feet warm in the Arctic, you make sure your feet are warm during the winter. Unfortunately, while you're busy concentrating on preventing frostbite you're overlooking another common issue: athlete's foot. Athlete's foot is a fungal infection caused by the tinea fungus. It is common in athletes, which is where the infection got its name, but you can still catch it throughout the year.