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8 Tips for Living with an Ileostomy

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.

Changes in Mind and Body After Ostomy Surgery

Some emergent surgeries can result in a stoma .and Every ostomate Struggled with thier

Minor and Major Problems Ostomates Face

Those with stomas can face some challenging events, some minor, some major. The minor episodes can be treated easily while the major incidents may require more serious treatments. Learn to deal with these challenging [email protected]

Living With an Ostomy

The journey of an ostomate is challenging. We are faced with fear of the unknown, fear of the changes in our bodies and fear of acceptance.

Not Just a Colorectal Surgery Nurse - a Patient Too

Christine Kijeck a colorectal surgical nurse at Danbury Hospital shared her experiences of dealing with colorectal surgery with the Ostomy Support Group started by HPFY.

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Nasal Polyps Removal: What Are Your Treatment Options?

While nasal polyps can affect anyone, they are more common in adults. Medications can often shrink or remove nasal polyps. However, sometimes surgery may be required to remove them. Even after successful treatment, nasal polyps often recur. Find all the options and effective products for nasal polyps removal.

Pureed Food For Adults

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.

Choosing The Best Female Catheter

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.

A Primer on Biofeedback Therapy

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.

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