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Skin Care and Hygiene Tips for Incontinence

Posted on Sep 20, 2021 by Christine Kijek

Maintaining skin for those who deal with fecal or urinary incontinence is vital. The skin is our first line of defense against infection and is the largest organ in the body. Preventing skin breakdown should be a high priority.

Posted in Perineal Skin Care

The Five Best Eczema Creams

Posted on Sep 13, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

Health Products for You brings you five great topical creams for relief from eczema

Posted in Skin Care

HEALTHIER LUNGS FOR THE WINTER

Posted on Sep 11, 2021 by Laura Castricone

Just like every other system in our bodies, our respiratory system, especially if impaired by disease, needs its own special attention. Whether or not you suffer from asthma, emphysema, or no overt lung disease at all, certain foods and lifestyles lend themselves to healthier lungs.

Posted in Respiratory

Fall Heath Tips for the Ostomates

Posted on Sep 08, 2021 by Christine Kijek

Ostomates need to be a little more vigilant than most It is easy to become dehydrated when the flu hits. Here are some tips to avoid Ostomy Pancaking

Posted in Ostomy

Lower Extremity Wounds: Arterial Ulcers

Posted on Sep 06, 2021 by Christine Kijek

Arterial ulcers often start as a break in the skin on the leg or foot. It can be caused by dry skin, an injury, or a puncture wound. For most, these injuries will heal with proper care. For those with arterial disease, the wound cannot heal due to poor blood flow. This increases the size of the wound while allowing oxygen and bacteria to enter the wound and subcutaneous tissue. Infection occurs, leading to more damage. Minor scrapes and cuts can then develop into ulcers, the tissue becomes necrotic and black.

Posted in Wound Care

ALTERNATIVES TO CPAP THERAPY

Posted on Sep 06, 2021 by Laura Castricone

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure therapy, or CPAP therapy, is not for everyone. I have set up thousands of patients on CPAP therapy and for every successful patient, there are at least 10 others who cannot adapt to it. So, what is the recommendation for patients who have obstructive sleep apnea but do not want to, or cannot, use a PAP device?

Posted in Snoring

Sports Nutrition: Choosing the Right Supplements for Athletic Performance

Posted on Sep 03, 2021 by Shweta Chaubey

ports nutrition is the study and practice of nutrition and diet for improved athletic performance. It largely focuses on the type and quantity of fluids and food items an athlete must take. It also concerns nutrient consumption, such as vitamins, minerals, supplements, and organic substances, including carbohydrates, proteins, and fats.

Posted in Sports Nutrition