Kevin Cleary has been a Health Products For You contributor for many years and has a degree in marketing. His health and wellness journey has a very personal meaning and has guided him in his content writing for HPFY.
In 2006, he sustained an injury while jumping on a trampoline with his son, severely injuring his neck and has been living as a quadriplegic since. His injury forced him to learn facets of the medical product field that he would otherwise not have known.
After several years of therapy, he has used many medical devices such as wheelchairs, standing frames, neuromuscular stimulators, as well as other rehab/therapy items that have helped him live life to the fullest. This hands-on insight has helped him with research and content creation. Kevin enjoys sampling cuisines from different countries, listening to music, watching sports and enjoying a glass of single malt scotch!
In a candid conversation with Linda Guerrera, HPFY's Digital Content Manager, Kevin opens up about his life-altering experience and its profound impact on him. Join us as we delve into his remarkable journey, where resilience, determination, and the power of the human spirit shine through. Click here to watch Kevin's Series, Paralyzed But Not Defeated.
As we age, urine leakage can become more prevalent. Sneezing, laughing, and coughing can cause a small amount of urine to leak. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a proactive way to avoid this problem? Pelvic floor exercises are the answer. Let's explore what our pelvic floor is, and what you can do to ensure it is strong and resilient.
Health Products For You has the information and products you need to enjoy those remaining weeks of the summer season and ease into the cooler days of Autumn. When we think about seasonal illnesses, we usually think about colder winter weather. Colds and the flu are the first that come to mind. The warmer weather of late summer usually doesn’t conger up seasonal illnesses. Believe it or not, some maladies can affect us as the dog days of summer play out. Explore HPFY for all your needs!!
We have all heard about pandemics and endemics associated with the COVID-19 virus in the last couple of years. If you have been paying attention to the news recently, you have heard about the Monkeypox virus. As it spreads across the country, the concern is on the rise.
Constipation can cause nausea. The buildup of stool in the intestines may let the food stay in the stomach and make a person feel nauseous and even bloated. A buildup of stool can also lead to imbalanced gut bacteria that may also be considered a potential reason for nausea caused due to constipation.
Each season poses a different set of challenges and issues. Whether it’s for Fall allergies, required school immunizations, or dealing with the latest viral pandemic, getting immunized is your best defense against getting sick.
Robotic surgery is performed by human surgeons only with the assistance of technologically advanced equipment. This type of surgery allows doctors to operate with far more precision, flexibility, and control than with conventional surgical techniques, not to mention that robotic surgery is usually performed with smaller, minimally invasive incisions.
Here on our blue marble of a planet called Earth, we are lucky that our planet’s tilt and our oversize moon keep our seasons pretty consistent. Lately, our climate has changed, but not necessarily for the better. Between flooding in the southern US and places like Pakistan, severe drought in the US West, and rising sea temperatures, our climate is changing, and we are feeling the negative effects.
Technology has exposed us to more blue light due to smart phones, tablets, and LED lights. This exposes us to higher wavelength light. Our eyes use three types of cone receptors in our retinas. Some are sensitive to red, some sensitive to green, and others sensitive to blue. Since blue light has a shorter wavelength, intense amounts of this light may be harmful to our eyes.
In order to maximize your pre-tax Flexible Spending Account (FSA) contributions, it is important to know what is typically covered through your FSA account. With all the products available in the health and medical field, knowing what is and isn’t covered by an FSA may seem confusing. What may seem like a common medical expense may actually not be covered. As your partner in health and wellness, Health Products For You can clear up some of the confusion and misinformation.