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All About Cerebral Embolism

HPFY Staff Writer Nov 26, 2022

The most common type of embolic stroke, cerebral embolism, is a condition where a blood clot formed in one part of the body travels through the blood to the brain. The clot blocks oxygen and blood flow and eventually, the brain cells affected die in that part of the brain – the cerebrum. If the blood supply is not restored, it can cause permanent brain damage.

What is PCOS?

HPFY Staff Writer Nov 26, 2022

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects a woman's hormone levels. In PCOS, the ovaries produce too many male hormones.which causes the female body to skip the menstrual cycle and creates issues with fertility. If you have PCOS, your ovaries overproduce male hormones called androgens. Due to improper ovulation, many small sacs of fluid develop on the outer edge of the ovaries.

8 Best Psoriasis Creams [Top Reviewed]

HPFY Staff Writer Nov 26, 2022

One of the most reliable and easy treatment for option for psoriasis is the use of psoriasis treatment cream. These creams help in controlling psoriaisis by curbing the inflammation and slowing down the rate of abnormal cell growth. HPFY offers eight of its top reviewed best psoriasis creams that are considered effective by our customers.

What are the Different Types of Arthritis & Symptoms

HPFY Staff Writer Nov 26, 2022

What are the Different Types of Arthritis & Symptoms

Cholesterol - A Primer & Treatment Options

HPFY Staff Writer Nov 28, 2022

Cholesterol is a wax-like substance that is already present in our blood. Yes, you read that correctly! The liver produces a sufficient quantity of cholesterol that is required by our body and is not unhealthy. This ‘good cholesterol’ is known as high-density lipoprotein or HDL and our bodies need it to to absorb LDL or ‘bad cholesterol’ and transporting it to the liver where it can be reprocessed.

Types of Heart Diseases

HPFY Staff Writer Nov 28, 2022

When we hear someone say they have a heart problem, we rarely think there could be different types of heart diseases each with its own symptoms. Learn about different types of heart diseases, their symptoms and more at HPFY.

Osteoporosis - All That You Must Know

HPFY Staff Writer Dec 01, 2022

Osteoporosis, a bone-related disease, is a condition where the bone mineral density and bone mass decrease, or the structure or quality of the bone changes. With osteoporosis, the affected person is at a greater risk of fracture due to decreased bone strength. The bones become weak and brittle. Even a small fall or subtle stress on the bones can cause a fracture. Osteoporosis typically causes fractures in the hip, wrist, and spine.

Adhesive Allergy: The 411 You Must Know

HPFY Staff Writer Dec 01, 2022

In order to heal, a severe wound requires advanced wound care products, such as dressings and bandages, that are designed with a strong adhesive to secure them to the skin. This keeps the wound clean and covered and allows it to heal. This principle also applies to band-aids. While stickiness is important, some people with sensitive skin might be allergic to these adhesives. This is a subset of a condition called contact dermatitis, where an itchy and red rash appears on the skin when it comes in contact with an allergic substance.

7 Essential Products for Breast Cancer Survivors

HPFY Staff Writer Dec 01, 2022

Breast cancer is a form of cancer that develops in the breasts. It is one of the most common forms of cancer and although it is found more commonly in women, it can also strike men.Breast cancer can develop in different parts of the breasts – lobules, ducts, and connective tissue. Lobules are the milk-producing glands, ducts carry the milk to the nipples, and connective tissue holds everything together.

Top 5 Bariatric Rollators

HPFY Staff Writer Dec 02, 2022

Rollators are designed for broader spaces and not for narrow areas. There are many different options available when choosing a walker or rollator. Features such as seat and handle adjustments, hand brakes, foldable, and indoor/outdoor choices make the rollator highly customizable. Bariatric rollators are also available and are specially designed for large users. These rollators are wider and can support up to 500 pounds. Find 5 best bariatric rollators at HPFY.

5 Best Wrist Braces for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

HPFY Staff Writer Dec 02, 2022

5 Best Wrist Braces for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Finding The Best Transfer Belt For Your Loved Ones

HPFY Staff Writer Dec 02, 2022

When it comes to lifting and transferring patients regularly, a gait belt or transfer belt can be a great assistive device to make transfers more safe and more secure. It works both ways for the patient and the caregiver. It helps the patient feel more secure and balanced while it reduces the strain on the caregiver as they have something sturdy to hold on to. With many options in the market, it’s hard to choose a gait belt suitable for your needs. HPFY brings the 5 best gait transfer belts reviewed for quality by patients and medical professionals.