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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!

7 Best Post Mastectomy Bras

Akanksha Nigam Dec 22, 2022

With everything new, it becomes overwhelming to search for bras that fit you perfectly without discomfort and are built according to the specifics of your unique body. At HPFY, we understand how overwhelming this can be. To help you decide which product is best for you and your specific needs, we have devised a list of our 7 best mastectomy bras.

7 Best Burn Creams That Really Work!

Akanksha Nigam Dec 22, 2022

A burn can be caused by heat, electricity, excessive sun exposure, contact with chemicals, or radiation. Many over-the-counter ointments for burns are available for optimal burn wound care. Find 7 best burn creams at HPFY.

8 Signs Of An Infected Wound

Akanksha Nigam Dec 22, 2022

An open cut, puncture, or surgical opening exposes the inner layers of the skin to bacteria and other infection-causing organisms. If these organisms enter the body, they may multiply and cause unusual reactions around the wound bed. Recognizing and catching the infection in its initial stages helps medical professionals select appropriate treatment. Learn about the 8 signs of an infected wound.

Hyperinflated Lungs: The Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Akanksha Nigam Dec 22, 2022

Hyperinflated lungs, as the term suggests, are the over-inflation of lungs. This means they have more air trapped inside than what is exhaled. This trapped air takes up space in your lungs and makes it harder for oxygen to enter your body. Due to the lack of air, your lungs try to get more, causing them to over-inflate and making lung tissue less flexible. In time, this can cause your lung tissue to deteriorate. Learn all about overinflation of lungs & more.

5 Probable Reasons Why Your Wound Won't Heal

Akanksha Nigam Dec 22, 2022

A normal wound will generally heal in 4 to 6 weeks, but if it does not heal in this timeframe, it becomes a chronic wound or, in simple terms, a non-healing wound. If the wound is not healing in a timely manner, it means there is another unnoticed and untreated underlying condition. Learn about 5 probable reasons why your wound won't heal and more.

5 Best Adjustable Beds

Akanksha Nigam Dec 24, 2022

An adjustable bed is very helpful to those who suffer from back pain, chronic snoring, and low blood pressure. Back pain can be relieved by customizing the resting angles of the foot and head of a full-sized adjustable bed. HPFY has a wide range of luxury adjustable beds at affordable prices. Read more to know about our 5 best adjustable beds.

5 Best Postpartum Belly Wraps

Akanksha Nigam Dec 24, 2022

Belly binder or waist wrap band is a piece of clothing that fits snugly around your belly, provides mild compression, and aids post-childbirth recovery. Find the 5 best postpartum belly wraps at HPFY for quicker and better post-pregnancy care.

5 Types of Colostomy And How To Manage Them

Akanksha Nigam Dec 24, 2022

A colostomy is the most common type of ostomy. It is a surgical procedure in which one end of the large intestine is brought out from the abdominal wall. This is done when there are problems with the lower bowel, making it difficult to pass stool from the anus. There are 5 different types of colostomies, learn all about them and more at HPFY.

5 Best Hearing-Impaired Phones

Akanksha Nigam Dec 26, 2022

Communication is important for your overall health. Whether it is sharing your thoughts and feelings or talking to a loved one, being able to express yourself and staying connected are extremely important for your quality of life. However, a hearing impairment can affect communication and, eventually, your health. Find 5 best hearing impaired phones at HPFY.

8 Tips for Living with an Ileostomy

Akanksha Nigam Dec 29, 2022

Life after an ileostomy is different, and it is natural to feel overwhelmed by all the changes taking place in your body and your life. You may feel confused and probably have a lot of questions about ileostomy care. It is important to take time to accept the changes you are experiencing. With time, you will see these feelings subside, and you will return to normal life. In the mean time, to help you navigate through this life-altering change, HPFY offers 8 tips for ileostomy care.

All About Various Types of Tracheostomy Tubes

Akanksha Nigam Dec 30, 2022

Tracheostomy is a surgical procedure performed to create a hole in the front area of the neck into the windpipe. Then a tracheostomy tube is placed in this hole to keep it open for breathing. It provides a passage for breathing when the normal route of breathing gets blocked. A tracheostomy is performed when a health problem requires long-term breathing support from a machine or after a traumatic injury to the face or the neck. Learn all about tracheal tubes at HPFY.

Choosing the Best Neck Stretcher

Akanksha Nigam Jan 02, 2023

Cervical traction is done for neck relief and posture improvement. It uses force and counterforce to pull muscles, ligaments, and compressed discs in opposite directions. Neck stretching helps with disc degeneration, arthritis, neck strains, and sprains. This could be done by a professional or at home, manually, or with the help of a cervical traction device or a neck stretcher. Learn how to choose the best neck stretcher at HPFY. =