Burning feet affects people in all age groups. The sensation that your feet are painfully hot can be mild or severe.
Many people experience pins and needles at the end of a long day. This is particularly true for people who are overweight and spend long periods of time on their feet.
This condition can sometimes interfere with sleep, which is a more serious problem. Circulatory conditions and nerve disorders such as neuropathy can also cause burning feet.
You can try some of these simple remedies to reduce the discomfort. Also, consult your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.
HOME REMEDIES FOR FEET BURNING
Cold water is one of the best home remedies for burning feet. It will immediately help relieve burning sensations in feet and reduce swelling.
Fill a container with cold water
Soak your feet in it for a few minutes
Give your feet some rest and then soak again.
Repeat several times a day.
Note: Do not soak your feet in cold water for more than a few minutes as it can worsen the symptoms. Also, do not apply ice or an ice pack directly on your feet
As burning feet is commonly linked to poor circulation, treatments that improve blood flow and circulation are also important. Turmeric contains a potent amount of the compound capsaicin, which helps improve blood flow throughout your body.
Mix two tablespoons of turmeric and enough water to make a paste. Apply this mixture on the affected area once or twice a day for a few days. But remember, this remedy can stain your feet (3).
Tips for Burning Feet:
Do not wear shoes without socks
Rest your feet as often as possible
Eat more foods that have essential fatty acids.
Note: Seek immediate emergency medical assistance in the case of severe burning or pain that may be related to exposure to toxins, or if you have an open wound.