Why do my heels get dry and cracked during winter?

Do your heels look like this during the winter?  Do they hurt, itch and stick to your socks?  If so, you are not alone.  What causes this skin condition and why is it more prevalent during the winter?

The winter season means drier air.  Indoors and outdoors there is less humidity in the air.  Lack of humidity causes the skin to become drier.  Drier skin means more cracking and peeling.

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