Health Tip: Protect Your Feet
(HealthDay News) -- Your feet can take a beating during the summer, notably from the high heat and sun exposure.
The American Podiatric Medical Association suggests how to protect your tootsies during the hotter months:
Always wear shoes or sandals, even at the beach or pool. Avoid going barefoot.
Spread sunscreen over the tops of your feet, your heels and your toes. Reapply after getting out of the water.
To help reduce swelling in the feet, drink plenty of water throughout the day.
Frequently stretch, wiggle and flex your legs, toes and feet to help promote circulation.
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