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Colostomy

7 Best Colostomy Bags

All colostomy bags are the same, right? Not so!! Which one is right for you? What should I look for in a colostomy bag? We can give you the information you need. READ MORE

Colostomy

7 Essential Colostomy Supplies You Must Have

Whether the colostomy is short or long-term, the supplies required will remain the same. In the hospital, the nursing staff will provide you with an ostomy pouch, skin barrier, and other items. Once you are home, you can explore other ostomy supply options. HPFY has a list of 7 essential colostomy supplies.

Colostomy

5 Types of Colostomy And How To Manage Them

A colostomy is the most common type of ostomy. It is a surgical procedure in which one end of the large intestine is brought out from the abdominal wall. This is done when there are problems with the lower bowel, making it difficult to pass stool from the anus. There are 5 different types of colostomies, learn all about them and more at HPFY.

Colostomy

Colostomy Irrigation Is it Right for You ?

Irrigation works very much like an enema. Water is instilled into the large intestine via the stoma. This flushes out waste from the colon. Learn more @ HPFY.

Colostomy

All About Colon Cancer – Choosing the Right Colostomy Products

Colon cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer prevalent in the world. As the name suggests. It often affects older people

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What Is The Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia

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Asbestos Exposure: Symptoms & Treatment

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Incontinence Guide

Adult Pull-Ups vs Diapers: Know The Difference

Adult pull-ups and diapers are both used to manage incontinence. What’s the difference between adult pull-ups and diapers? Do pull-ups hold as much as they do? We can give you the facts you need. READ MORE

Incontinence Guide

What Is Reflex Incontinence: Causes & Treatment Options

Reflex incontinence is caused by a spasm of the detrusor muscle. What is reflex incontinence? What causes reflex incontinence? We have information you should know. READ MORE

Immune Health

Celiac Disease: Covering The Basics

Learn about celiac disease: symptoms, diagnosis, management, and when to seek help. Understand the importance of early intervention and a gluten-free lifestyle for better long-term health.

Immune Health

10 Everyday Foods That Boost Your Immune System

While our genetics and lifestyle choices play a significant role in determining our immune defenses, what we eat can have a major impact on our ability to fight off infections and stay resilient. Here are 10 foods that strengthen your immune system.

Moisturizers/Skin Conditioners

How to Treat Sunburn Fast

Find six effective ways to relieve sunburn discomfort. From soothing Aloe Vera to staying hydrated, these simple remedies can help alleviate pain and promote skin healing. READ MORE.

Pressure Ulcers

Identifying the 4 Stages of Bed Sores

Bedsores can cause serious health issues down the road. Identifying the stages of bedsores can help treat them. What are the 4 stages of bedsores? How do I treat them? We have information you need to hear. READ MORE

Edema

10 Tips for Better Living with Lymphedema

Cancer patients can experience lymphedema. This can lead to questions about dealing with it. Can I live a long life with lymphedema? How does lymphedema affect daily life? We have your information. READ MORE

Living with Ostomy

7 Things You Should Never Say to an Ostomate

Gain valuable insights into respectful communication with ostomates. Explore seven things you should avoid saying, and discover practical tips for fostering empathy and understanding in your interactions.

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