Swati Chadha has been a Health Products For You contributor since 2017. A stay-at-home mom of two wonderful children, her professional experience has been in the social development sector with a focus on reproductive health and HIV/AIDS prevention. She considers writing the best medium for expressing one’s thoughts and ideas to ensure a wider reach and lasting impact on the audience. It also helps to reflect, analyze and provide possible solutions.
Breastfeeding is the most intimate experience every mother enjoys with her newborn baby. It marks the beginning of a woman’s maternity experience.
It is common for women to have a typical vaginal odor. It can be managed through basic hygiene practices, including menstrual hygiene, balanced diet, and correct clothing. A more pronounced odor can be indicative of a larger infection requiring medical attention.
Many falls do not cause any injury. However, one out of five falls causes a serious injury such as a broken bone or a head injury. This further leads to limited activity, reduced mobility, loss of fitness and an induced fear of falling.
There is a growing population of patients who are bed-bound or who spend a considerable amount of time in the bed. If using a conventional bed, the body heat and moisture gets trapped causing skin breakdown and rashes, leading to sores and ulcers.
A vaginal pessary is a removable device, made of rubber or silicone. It is worn inside the vagina to support the uterus, vagina, bladder and rectum. Worn inside the vagina, it supports the uterus, vagina, rectum and bladder. Pessaries are available in different shapes and sizes.
Foot problems associated with diabetes lead to deep infection, sepsis and lower extremity amputation. Foot ulcers commonly appear under the big toe and balls of the feet. They can cause damage to the feet down to the bones.
Orthotic insoles or shoe inserts are placed inside the shoes to correct/prevent foot disorders, provide better support and increased foot comfort. Pain in the knee joints and back could be due to misalignment or lack of stability in the foot region which also leads to a poor posture.
A high calorie, nutrient dense diet with strength training exercises, has to be the mainstay of any weight gain program. Being underweight can be a concern, especially when it is due to poor nutrition and deadly diseases. Considerable health risks are associated with being underweight.
Breathe easier today!! Air, one of the basic necessities for human survival, has suffered adversely due to increased industrialization and air pollution. The dip in air quality has given rise to numerous health problems, especially respiratory issues and chronic allergies.