Ostomy Articles


Living With an Ostomy

Posted on Mar 08, 2021 by Christine Kijek

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.

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Beyond the Bag

Posted on Aug 20, 2020 by Kevin Cleary

Ostomy patients require more than just a colostomy/ileostomy bag and Health Products for You can help you find those products.

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What Medical Supplies Should Ostimates Have on Hand?

Posted on Apr 23, 2020 by Kevin Cleary

Many people rely on a supply of ostomy related products to maintain their daily and long-term health. So, what would happen if their supply were to be interrupted? In case of a crisis, such as COVID-19and Health Products for You can help.

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Different Stomas & Ostomy Bags That Can Help

Posted on Jul 25, 2019 by Kevin Cleary

Each individual is wonderfully different in their own way and this also applies to medical conditions. For whatever reason a patient needs an ostomy, each one is uniquely different even if it’s in a very small way. Since there are a variety of products, the options for ostimate is plentiful and you should try different brands until you find the one that is just right. At HealthProductForYou.com

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Ostomy Nutrition

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by Kevin Cleary

As you can imagine, what you eat has an impact on your digestive system. When living with an ostomy you should pay close attention to the types of food you ingest. Since ostomy patients don’t have complete control over their bowels, the impact of digested food can be more pronounced than in someone with an intact digestive system.

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Ostomy Woes: Stoma Problems And Their Solutions

Posted on Mar 18, 2019 by Kevin Cleary

Adjusting to life after an ostomy surgery may seem daunting and nerve-racking. Maintaining a healthy stoma is crucial to avoiding potentially serious health issues down the road. Whether it’s an ileostomy or colostomy, the focal point of your hygiene and cleaning routine should be your stoma and the surrounding area. By understanding what potential issues may arise can help you be proactive .

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Pleurx Drainage Kit

Posted on Jul 12, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Pleura are a thin membrane that covers your lungs as well as the inside of your chest cavity and the effusion is when liquid accumulates between these two layers. When excess fluid builds up around the lungs this is called a pleural effusion.The Denver Pleurx drainage kit is the cure for this effusion.

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Role of Chest Drainage System in Chest Tube Insertion

Posted on Nov 09, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

A chest drainage or pleural drainage system consists of a tube, a suction system and a collection chamber. It is specifically designed to drain out pleural fluid build-up from the chest.

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Odor eliminators - Know Your Options

Posted on Oct 24, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

Neutralize foul odor associated with necrotic tissues, feces and urine with odor eliminators which leave the environment odorless or smelling fresh and pleasant.

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Traveling With Ostomy

Posted on Jun 10, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

There are a lot of things one has to be careful of while traveling.Pre-cut all pouches at home, to avoid carrying scissors with you. Pack ostomy supplies in both carry-on and checked luggage. Carry extra supplies in case you are stranded and supplies are not available.

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