Here’s Why You Should Switch to Bamboo Socks

Bamboo socks may be the coolest things since pandas!If you thought bamboo was just for pandas, think again! These days, people are turning bamboo fibers into socks, and there are some very strong reasons why you should consider switching to this type of footwear!

First off, bamboo fibers are great temperature regulators, helping keep feet cool in summer and warm in winter. This is especially helpful for diabetics who have difficulties with temperature regulation due to poor circulation.

 Bamboo also has natural antibacterial properties that fight germs and fungus, meaning they may protect your feet from pesky conditions like athlete’s foot. Additionally, bamboo’s non-allergenic, meaning skin conditions like dermatitis won’t be aggravated by this kind of foot cover.

Bamboo can provide protection from UV rays, helping ward off sunburns from your feet, and can also help absorb sweat to avoid excess moisture build ups (and the accompanying smells and rubbings that go along with wet feet.)  

Finally, bamboo’s a wonderful deodorizer, whose looser fabric design can also be of benefit to individuals, like pregnant women, who may be suffering from swollen feet and ankles.  

So there you have it—bamboo socks are the bomb! And if all this hasn’t convinced you, consider this: they’re an eco-friendly footwear options, too! So check ‘em out at let us know your thoughts in the comments.

Dr. Andrew Schneider
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Dr. Andrew Schneider is a podiatrist and foot surgeon at Tanglewood Foot Specialists in Houston, TX.
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