Athletes usually experience ringworm, which is a fungal infection of the skin. This infection causes a red, itchy, scaly rash and it can be very painful. Ringworm is contagious and can be passed from an infected person to another person.
If you suspect ringworm infection on the surface of your body you need to get it treated as soon as possible. Below are 3 easy steps to get rid of ringworm naturally:
Besides treatment, adopt healthy hygiene practices to prevent ringworm such as: shower and shampoo well after any sport, don’t share personal items or linens and wear slippers in the locker rooms and public area. For any severe or recurring ringworm infection athletes should consult a medical representative.
Best way to deal with ringworm is to know what causes ringworm. Click on the video given below and know more about ringworm skin infections:
Athletes work hard and play hard. Throughout this continuous and hectic schedule, they experience endless problems. I am sure they have tried every possible thing to get relief and avoid discomfort, but still feeling helpless. In such cases essentials oils will help them out.
Here is how using right essential oil can enhance athlete’s performance:
Anti-fungal essential oils help in getting rid of skin infections and other problems in athletes. Lavender and myrrh are the most effective essential oils to treat Impetigo.
Essential oils containing lavender and vanilla may help to reduce jitters and can help in prompt relaxation and reduce nervous tension.
Clove and peppermint essential oils are an ideal for reducing muscle discomfort.
Athletes are no strangers to feet infections. Lemongrass and rosemary essential oils are capable of eliminating odor and will help in keeping athletes feet infection-free.
Essential oils, combining tea tree and myrtle can be used to promote a healthy skin. It is also known for supporting a healthy immune system.
Click on the info-graphic below and gain the very best results of essential oils.
Skin Fungus is not a new term for MMA athletes. Being unfamiliar with appropriate skin care regimes and hygiene practices athletes have to risk their careers because of drastic skin ailments.
To be safe MMA athletes must take care of their skin at locker rooms, gym and fighting areas. Skin fungus is very contagious and can be transmitted to another individual. Common skin fungus among athletes include- Tinea Cruris (jock itch), Tinea Corporis (ringworm) and Tinea Pedis (athlete’s foot).
What Causes Skin Fungus is Moistness
Prevention is always best. Removing footwear whenever possible keeps your feet dry and safe. If you tend to sweat a lot you need to change the sweaty clothes instantly. Athletes should always dry their skin properly after washing with natural anti-fungal tea tree oil soap. Moreover, regular cleaning will keep the skin healthy and free from itchy skin fungus. It is highly recommended to consult a dermatologist in serious problem.
To get more information on how MMA athletes can fight skin fungus watch video below.
Mixed martial arts is one of the most troubling sports in terms of getting wounds, cuts and injuries. Here athletes fight to win the battle forcefully, so injuries are undeniable.
Injury prevention during defensive mma training is always one of the major goals of coaches. This goal often conflicts with the requirement to provide high level and dynamic mma training. Highly trained instructors and use of protective gears can’t protect from injuries in mma.
Can a sports injury convert into skin infection?
Following are some recommendations to help prevention of skin infections in wrestlers from sport injuries during MMA training:
1) Shower immediately after practice and competitions.
Now that you understand the risk, let’s get to it! Watch this video for helping you preventing skin infections from sports injuries during your time in gym or arena.
We know that MRSA infection is a common occurrence in MMA sport, especially because fighters are spending a lot of time grappling. This microbe is generally found in the bodies of all individuals without causing any harm. The causative agent commonly enters the body through an open cut or hair follicles. MRSA gets transmitted by skin to skin contact. However, unclean machinery and tools are also known causes of MRSA infection. In some cases, they may find their way into the bloodstream, and cause other infections and health issues in the body.
Wash Your Hands: The most essential method of prevention is proper hygiene, such as hand washing with natural soap. Hand washing is one of the oldest and most reliable methods to prevent MRSA (staph infections).
Here are the proper guidelines to hand washing:
Watch this video below to learn the right method of bathing and keeping yourself safe from the infections that can put a combat sportsperson’s career lurking in doubt.