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Akanksha Nigam has been a Health Products For You contributor since 2021. With a Masters Degree in Finance, she began her Marketing career in the banking industry. However, her interest in human anatomy had her learning about complex medical conditions and procedures. This led her to HPFY where she has played multiple roles and is a regular contributer to our writing team.

When she is not writing, she loves being creative in other ways and can usually be found singing, dancing, or reading. She also values her “me time” by going the gym or taking a half-an hour walk. Attaining peace of mind is her mantra for a good life!

A Primer on Biofeedback Therapy

Akanksha Nigam Jan 19, 2023

Biofeedback is a therapy to measure your body’s response to key functions with the help of sensors. This information helps you learn more about how your body works, gives you control over body functions, and insights into health conditions. Learn all about biofeedback therapy at HPFY.

Choosing The Best Female Catheter

Akanksha Nigam Jan 19, 2023

The choice of catheter varies among men and women. Men have longer catheters compared to women because of the difference in anatomy. Female catheters are 6 inches long on average. However, compact catheters are also available. Find how to choose the best female catheter at HPFY.

Pureed Food For Adults

Akanksha Nigam Jan 19, 2023

If you have recently undergone surgery or are recovering from a serious illness, you may find it necessary to eat a pureed food diet for some time. It is a viable alternative to a liquid or regular diet by giving your body the nutrition it needs, preventing weight loss, and giving your body the strength to heal. HPFY brings you the guide to eating pureed food for adults.

Plantar Fasciitis vs. Heel Spur : What's The Difference?

Akanksha Nigam Jan 24, 2023

Do you experience pain in your heel after waking up in the morning and walking a few steps? You might wonder what is causing that pain. Could it be a heel spur or plantar fasciitis? Read on to learn more!

5 Best Transfer Devices For The Elderly

Akanksha Nigam Jan 24, 2023

Transfer devices, or transfer aids, were designed for those who are less mobile due to surgery, a medical condition, or simply because of age. They are very helpful when moving a patient from one location to another, like getting out of a chair and going to bed or the bathtub. Find 5 Best Transfer Device For Elderly.

5 Most Common Football Injuries & Their Treatment

Akanksha Nigam Jan 25, 2023

Research shows that injuries occur more often during a game than at practice, and the older the player, the higher the injury risk. The study also observed that muscle and tendon injuries were more common among males, whereas joints and ligament injuries were more common among females. Learn all about 5 most common football injuries & their treatment options.

7 Best Ostomy Belts

Akanksha Nigam Jan 25, 2023

As the pouch fills with waste, the excess weight may pull it down and cause it to tear or detach from the stoma. An ostomy belt bears the weight of the pouch, keeps it stable, and prevents damage to the bag and the stoma. Find 7 best ostomy belts online.

Swimming And Ostomy: 7 Valuable Tips For Swimming With An Ostomy

Akanksha Nigam Jan 27, 2023

Summertime and swimming go hand-in-hand. What fun it is to laze around the pool with your family and make memories! Everyone is enjoying a dip in the cool water under the sun...except you because of your fear of swimming with an ostomy bag. Learn 7 valuable tips for swimming with an ostomy.

5 Tips For Sleeping With Neck Brace

Akanksha Nigam Jan 27, 2023

Wearing a neck brace incorrectly can lead to issues. Here are some tips for wearing a cervical collar sitting or resting for long periods can make your neck muscles stiff. Gentle movements like slight walking can help loosen this tension. Find 5 tips for wearing a neck brace for sleeping.

Parastomal Hernia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Akanksha Nigam Jan 27, 2023

Parastomal hernia is among the most common complications after an ostomy. It is a bulge or swelling around the stoma which causes discomfort and pain and makes it difficult to wear an ostomy appliance. A parastomal hernia usually happens within the first two years of surgery but can also occur later. Learn all about parastomal hernia, its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.

7 Best Foley Catheter Bags

Akanksha Nigam Feb 01, 2023

There are two types of foley catheter bags – a catheter leg bag and a foley catheter night bag (also known as a bedside drainage bag). HPFY carries a wide range of premium-quality foley catheter bags and accessories. Some of our best sellers are:

8 Tips for Choosing The Best Bariatric Adult Diapers

Akanksha Nigam Feb 01, 2023

There is a plethora of bariatric diapers available in the market, and picking the right one that suits your needs the best may seem like a daunting task. To help you figure out which ones to go for, HPFY has 8 tips for choosing the best bariatric adult diaper & 5 options for managing bariatric incontinence.