WHAT CAUSES CRACKED HEELS?
EXTENDED PERIODS OF STANDING
Fungal infections, like tinea, can cause your skin to dry out and crack more than usual
1. WEIGHT GAIN
The heel is also forced expand more when it has to support a heavier weight and is more prone to cracking.
2. MEDICAL CONDITIONS
A number of medical conditions could also be the cause of your cracked heels, including:
- Thyroid problems
- Down syndrome
- Kidney disease
- Psoriasis and eczema
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