Home > Medical > Foot health > Health tips Health tips All sections in Feet » About Feet » Common Foot Problems » Diabetic Feet » FAQs » General » Health Tips » Kid's Feet » Multimedia » Sportsmen's Feet » Stressed Feet Are your feet a knockout? Feet smell, because they sweat a lot (they contain more than 600 sweat glands per square centimetre) and the perspiration can’t evaporate inside closed shoes. Are your heels cracking you up? Cracked heels are generally caused by dry skin, and can be complicated by calluses on the rim of the heel. Your dirtiest foot forward Running on soft trails or graded roads are a lot easier on your joints than running on the hard stuff. What else should you know? Ask Podiatrist » Quiz Foot problems? » Join Body Talk » Follow Health24 on Pinterest » Keep your feet happy in winter The horror of high heels From top to toe Look all the way down to your toes. You might be surprised to learn they're more important than you might think. When your feet drag you down When you go on holiday, the golden rule is to look after your feet, so they can look after you. No fun in fungus Beware the fungi that lurk in public showers and on swimming pool surfaces. You could be stuck with a nasty fungal foot infection, such as athlete's foot. Make sure the shoe fits Many foot problems experienced by adults begin with ill-fitting shoes they wore when they were children. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks?