Which low-tech methods can I follow to treat foot odor?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The five-step, low-tech solution you can follow to fight foot odor is:
  1. Wash your feet well. Don’t just let the water trickle down them; bend over and really scrub them with soap.
  2. Rotate your shoes, so that they have time to fully dry between wearing.
  3. Wear cotton socks.
  4. Coat your feet with an antibacterial gel.
  5. Soak them in a warm bath with Epsom salts for 15 minutes nightly for a week to kill germs. After that, two to three soaks a week should keep them in check.

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