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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 Guide To Navigate Through Perineum Pain

Akanksha Nigam Jan 02, 2023

The perineum acts as a foundation that holds the bladder, colon, and reproductive organs in place and supports the pelvic floor muscles. Postpartum perineal pain can delay post-childbirth recovery. Learn how to deal with perineum pain at HPFY.

7 Tips On How To Lower Heart Rate

Akanksha Nigam Jan 02, 2023

Our heart rate fluctuates with whatever we do. It increases when we engage in rigorous activity or when we are scared or excited and decreases when we calm down and rest. Our resting heart rate is considered the baseline and varies from person to person. However, if the resting heart rate is high, it could signal a problem with the body's normal functioning. Learn all about 7 easy ways to lower heart rate.

Dealing With Fecal Incontinence

Akanksha Nigam Jan 05, 2023

Depending on the type and cause of incontinence, fecal incontinence treatment can include dietary changes, medication, bowel training, skincare, and surgery. Learn all about fecal incontinence and more at HPFY.

5 Best Stethoscopes

Akanksha Nigam Jan 05, 2023

A stethoscope is a vital tool for many medical professionals. It is a medical device that amplifies the internal sounds of the heart, lungs, intestines, and blood flow in the veins and arteries. It is also used with a manual sphygmomanometer to monitor blood pressure. Find 5 of our best stethoscopes for nurses and doctors at the best prices.

5 Best SI Joint Pain Treatments

Akanksha Nigam Jan 10, 2023

Sacroiliac pain joint pain is often misjudged as lower back pain, whereas in reality, the pain arises from a disturbance in the normal motion of the sacroiliac joint. The treatment options are focused on relieving pain and regaining normal motion of the joint. The preferred method is naturally non-surgical treatment unless the condition worsens. Learn all about the 5 best si joint pain treatment methods and get relief from excruciating hip pain.

How To Deal with Bladder Spasms

Akanksha Nigam Jan 10, 2023

When the bladder muscles contract or tighten suddenly, it is called a bladder spasm. It comes on as a stinging pain for a moment, and you may feel the urge to urinate. Learn how to deal with bladder spasms with the best products at HPFY.

How Does Kinesiology Tape Work?

Akanksha Nigam Jan 10, 2023

Kinesiology tape (KT Tape or athletic tape) is a treatment option for injuries and illnesses that lead to mobility and motor function issues. You may have noticed athletes wearing these tape strips on their bodies. These colorful strips of special tape are placed on the body to support joints (like the knee, shoulder, ankle, and wrist), muscles, and tendons and facilitate muscle functions, stabilize joints, and inhibit muscles from contracting. It also decreases muscle spasms, pain, and swelling. Learn how does kinesiology tape work & find 5 best KT tapes at HPFY.

Simple Ways To Calm An Anxiety Headache

Akanksha Nigam Jan 10, 2023

Anxiety can also cause what is known as an anxiety headache. This can cause discomfort in your scalp, neck, and head. You may have tension headaches if you are constantly stressed or worried about something. Frequent tension headaches worsen the symptoms of anxiety. Learn 6 Simple ways to relieve an anxiety headache.

5 Best Supportive Swimsuits

Akanksha Nigam Jan 10, 2023

5 Best Supportive Swimsuits

Using a Nebulizer for Bronchitis

Akanksha Nigam Jan 10, 2023

The initial symptoms of acute bronchitis are sore throat and congestion, with the eventual development of a dry cough which can happen to adults and children. Other symptoms, like mild headache or body aches, fever, and chest discomfort, usually disappear within 3 to 10 days, but a cough can last for a long time. Nebulizers help in curbing the symptoms of bronchitis. Learn all about using a nebulizer for bronchitis.

Tips On How To Measure Bra Size

Akanksha Nigam Jan 12, 2023

The most common mistake while shopping for a bra is choosing a band that is too big and a cup size that is too small. Many factors can alter the style and fit of a bra, such as weight gain or loss, pregnancy, and time of the month. A well-fitting bra may go unnoticed, but an ill-fitting one won’t, especially during movement like walking, dancing, or going down a flight of stairs. Learn how to measure bra size at HPFY.

What Are The 4 Stages of COPD?

Akanksha Nigam Jan 16, 2023

Chronic Pulmonary Obstructive Disease (COPD) is a long-term, chronic lung disease that progresses over time and is characterized by constant cough and shortness of breath. COPD is a severe respiratory illness, and you must have all the information about this condition. Find what are the 4 stages of COPD and how should you manage them.