Osteoporosis, a bone-related disease, is a condition where the bone mineral density and bone mass decrease, or the structure or quality of the bone changes. With osteoporosis, the affected person is at a greater risk of fracture due to decreased bone strength. The bones become weak and brittle. Even a small fall or subtle stress on the bones can cause a fracture. Osteoporosis typically causes fractures in the hip, wrist, and spine.
Cholesterol is a wax-like substance that is already present in our blood. Yes, you read that correctly! The liver produces a sufficient quantity of cholesterol that is required by our body and is not unhealthy. This ‘good cholesterol’ is known as high-density lipoprotein or HDL and our bodies need it to to absorb LDL or ‘bad cholesterol’ and transporting it to the liver where it can be reprocessed.
What are the Different Types of Arthritis & Symptoms
One of the most reliable and easy treatment for option for psoriasis is the use of psoriasis treatment cream. These creams help in controlling psoriaisis by curbing the inflammation and slowing down the rate of abnormal cell growth. HPFY offers eight of its top reviewed best psoriasis creams that are considered effective by our customers.
The most common type of embolic stroke, cerebral embolism, is a condition where a blood clot formed in one part of the body travels through the blood to the brain. The clot blocks oxygen and blood flow and eventually, the brain cells affected die in that part of the brain – the cerebrum. If the blood supply is not restored, it can cause permanent brain damage.
Wearing a brace for tennis elbow may offer pain relief by moving the point of stress closer to the wrist. An elbow splint keeps the tension from being focused in a single place which can greatly relieve pain and discomfort around the elbow. HPFY has compiled a list of the 5 best braces for tennis elbow treatment.
Psoriasis is a condition that causes rashes and inflammation on the skin. It is an auto-immune disease with patches of discolored skin covered with scales. Although these patches may appear on any body part, they mostly develop on the elbow, knee, and scalp. These thick and scaly areas are called plaques. But is psoriasis genetic? Find at HPFY.
Weight loss and diet are two inseparable terms. Anybody focusing on weight loss will consider dieting at some point. With so many different types of diets, it can be very confusing to weigh your options. Some focus on increasing the gap between the meals, while others focus on some specific nutrients and keeping the stomach full. When presented with many choices, choosing which diet is a big question.
TENS and EMS units are muscle stimulation machines that help relieve muscle pain. Although TENS and EMS machines are often clubbed together and operate on the same principle, they differ in purpose. EMS units deliver impulses that contract the muscles, whereas the impulses delivered by the TENS unit block the pain signals from the brain. HPFY Carries five best-reviewed devices for muscle stimulation. Learn more about electrotherapy.
When it comes to lifting and transferring patients regularly, a gait belt or transfer belt can be a great assistive device to make transfers more safe and more secure. It works both ways for the patient and the caregiver. It helps the patient feel more secure and balanced while it reduces the strain on the caregiver as they have something sturdy to hold on to. With many options in the market, it’s hard to choose a gait belt suitable for your needs. HPFY brings the 5 best gait transfer belts reviewed for quality by patients and medical professionals.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome causes a tingling sensation and weakness, making the hand and arm numb. If caught early, wearing a wrist brace would relieve pain by keeping the wrist straight and reducing pressure on the nerve. HPFY carries a wide range of braces for carpal tunnel.
Rollators are designed for broader spaces and not for narrow areas. There are many different options available when choosing a walker or rollator. Features such as seat and handle adjustments, hand brakes, foldable, and indoor/outdoor choices make the rollator highly customizable. Bariatric rollators are also available and are specially designed for large users. These rollators are wider and can support up to 500 pounds. Find 5 best bariatric rollators at HPFY.
Breast cancer is a form of cancer that develops in the breasts. It is one of the most common forms of cancer and although it is found more commonly in women, it can also strike men.Breast cancer can develop in different parts of the breasts – lobules, ducts, and connective tissue. Lobules are the milk-producing glands, ducts carry the milk to the nipples, and connective tissue holds everything together.
In order to heal, a severe wound requires advanced wound care products, such as dressings and bandages, that are designed with a strong adhesive to secure them to the skin. This keeps the wound clean and covered and allows it to heal. This principle also applies to band-aids. While stickiness is important, some people with sensitive skin might be allergic to these adhesives. This is a subset of a condition called contact dermatitis, where an itchy and red rash appears on the skin when it comes in contact with an allergic substance.