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Squatty Potty Ecco Toilet Stool

Posted on May 27, 2016 by Ayush Henry

There is a bend in our digestive tracts between the rectum and anus in an upright position, which stops us from pooping. It is similar to a bend in a garden hose that stops the flow of water. When sitting on the toilet seat, with knees at a right angle, our puborectalis muscle (the muscle responsible for continence) relaxes only partially.

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Posted in Commode Aids

A Positive Approach Towards MENOPAUSE

Posted on May 27, 2016 by Ayush Henry

Menopause is one of the most natural and inevitable processes in women's life. Certain physical, mental, social and psychological changes occur during menopause. It does not occur suddenly, but rather is a steady process. The average age of menopause is 51 years (from 47 to 53 years). The transition period is a different experience for each woman.

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Finding Menopause Relief

Posted on May 25, 2016 by Kevin Cleary

Many women who encounter menopause have to deal with some uncomfortable symptoms. There can be physical symptoms such as hot flashes and emotional issues that can affect sleep, sap your energy, and even trigger anxiety or sadness in some women.

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Posted in Menopause

Topical Analgesics

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Topical analgesics are generally recommended to avoid systemic side-effects. They are gels that are applied to painful joints, sprains, and muscle aches. They chemicals in these gels are either heat inducing or cold inducing chemicals that react with the skin to produce a heated or a cold effect. This in turn acts against the pain in the body.

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Posted in Pain Relief

Hot Packs and Wraps

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

A hot pack or wrap is a pad used to provide warmth to different parts of the body in order to manage pain. Localized application of heat results in the dilation of the blood vessels in that area thus enhancing perfusion to the targeted tissue. There are four types of hot packs which include electrical, chemical, material and hot water bottles.

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Posted in Heat Therapy and Hot Packs

Hot and Cold Packs

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Hot and Cold packs are the dual faced carriers of this therapy. They are made of materials that can be used as mediums for both heat and cold. They are combined with a comfortable garment that fits around perfectly on the affected part and starts working its magic.

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Posted in Hot/Cold Therapy Systems

Hot and Cold Encyclopedia

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Ice decreases the blood flow to the injury, thereby decreasing the amount of inflammation and swelling. The pain that recurs after this can be easily treated with heat, which brings the blood to the area thus promoting healing.

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Posted in Hot And Cold Therapy

Cold Packs and Wraps

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

A cold pack or an ice gel pack is a portable plastic bag filled with water, or refrigerant gel or liquid. When one wants to use it the contents in it are frozen and applied to the affected part.

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Posted in Cold Therapy and Cold Packs

The Concepts of Light Therapy

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Light therapy is also known as phototherapy or heliotherapy. In this therapy, one is exposed to daylight or to specific wavelengths of light using polychromatic polarized light, lasers, light-emitting diodes, fluorescent lamps, dichroic lamps or very bright, full-spectrum light. The light is given for a decided amount of time and, in some cases, during a specific time of day.

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Paraffin Wax and Oils

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Paraffin wax is soft solid obtained from the bosom of the earth. It is extracted from petroleum that is mined from the surface of the earth. It is a solid that melt and freezes at low temperatures as compared to other solids and is hence very useful. It is used to make moulds and also used for metal casting.

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Posted in Paraffin Therapy

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