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Foot Sweating

The main cause of foot odor is foot sweating. The main cause of foot sweating is the wearing of shoes and socks. Unfortunatley, it's not always possible to go around barefoot. But, there are things we can do to minimize foot sweating. A few methods for treating foot sweating include wearing the correct shoes, using a foot antiperpirant or foot deodorant, wearing silver socks to kill bacteria and transfer excess heat and iontophoresis treatments.

Sweaty Feet & Shoes

Shoes - this seemingly insignificant article of clothing can, in fact, be more like a double-edged sword. Keep them off and everyone can smell your feet. Wear them to hide your foot odor, and the longer they're on, the sweatier your feet get, making it impossible to remove them in public without quickly jumping in a lake. The Chinese believe that a person feels the way their feet feel. Wouldn’t you rather feel fresh, clean and relaxed than cramped, sweaty and smelly? 

Foot Antiperspirant & Deodorant 

Klima Surefoot Spray is a foot antiperspirant that keeps feet dry and fresh for up to 5 days. Simply spray your feet and you are good to go. Freshfoot Antiperspirant Serum is an aluminum-free foot gel that does much the same thing. Minteos Wipes are an odor-blocking and perspiration-nlocking wipe that prevents smelly and sweaty feet for up to 3 days. They also freshen your foot with antibacterial properties. Iceover Doeodorant Soap is an excellent product that uses teatree and lemongrass essential oils to prevent food odor from ocurring.

Plantar Hyperhidrosis

Plantar Hyperhidrosis is the technical term for Extreme Foot Sweating. 3-5% of the world suffers from some for of hyperhidrosis. Luckily, plantar hyperhidrosis is one of the easier fors of hyperhidrosis to treat.

Smelly Feet

Smelly feet are mainly caused by moisture from sweaty feet getting trapped between your toes, and inside your socks and shoes. The bacteria starts to multiply, and since our feet are kept nice and warm inside shoes and socks, the mosture has no way of evaporating - which leads to smelly feet. Simply putting a deodorant on your feet isn't going to address the wetness, and in an hour or so, it will fail, leaving you with smelly feet again.

Remedies for Smelly Feet

The best remedy for smelly feet is to use a product that will dry out the excess perspiration. Klima Surefoot Spray, Freshfoot Antiperspirant Foot Serum, Mintoes Foot Wipes and Silver Socks are 4 great products that will get rid of your smelly and sweaty feet. Silver socks use real silver threads inside the socks, or a silver colloidal spray that you apply to your own socks that allow the excess heat to travel up your leg and dissipate. This keeps your feet coller, preventing odor and wetness. The silver also acts as a natural odor blocker in that silver kills 99.9% of bacteria. Finally, iontophoresis machines are the final product in the battle against sweaty feet. If topical products and silver socks are not strong enough to get rid of your sweaty feet, then your hyperhidrosis (extreme sweating) is considered severe. Iontophoresis machines use small electrical pulses to temporarily blokck your sweat pores for up to 2 weeks.

Feet don't have to be sweaty. With Klima’s arsenal of products for Plantar Hyperhidrosis, we literally have you covered.

Depending on how much your feet sweat, we can tailor a program to suit your specific needs. From just using one product to using all of the products we offer for Palmar Hyperhidrosis, you will find a level of dryness and freshness that you never thought possible.

Use the chart below to help determine your level of Plantar Hyperhidrosis, and what products you should use to help treat your symptoms.

MILD SWEATING

·         Feet sweat more than the average person

·         Mild odor and discomfort

·         Use Klima Surefoot Spray every 5 days. Although the product will wash off, the protection will last through showering

MODERATE SWEATING

·         Feet sweat 4-6 hours after showering

·         (OR) feet are usually moist /  bad odor

·         After a long walk, the skin on the feet is sore and you occasionally blister

·         Use Klima Surefoot Spray every morning

·         Use Freshfoot Antiperspirant Serum every night

 

SEVERE SWEATING

·         Feet sweat right after showering

·         When walking in socks, you sometimes leave wet prints

·         Odor can be severe (but not necessarily)

·         When removing shoes in public (like at the gym), you must wash your feet first

·         Possible blisters and peeling skin

·         Use Klima Surefoot Spray every morning

·         Use Iceover Deodorant soap on your feet once a day when you shower

·         Use Freshfoot Antiperspirant Serum every night

·         Wear Klima Silver Socks

·         Use Mintoes Fresh Foot Wipes as needed

      ·         If you have Extremely Severe foot       sweating, consider purchasing an iontophoresis machine. (Click here for info).

 

It may seem like a hassle to use multiple products to treat your sweaty feet, but after about a month of use, your body will begin to produce less perspiration, and you may be able to stop using one or more products.