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What Are The 4 Stages of COPD?

Chronic Pulmonary Obstructive Disease (COPD) is a long-term, chronic lung disease that progresses over time and is characterized by constant cough and shortness of breath. COPD is a severe respiratory illness, and you must have all the information about this condition. Find what are the 4 stages of COPD and how should you manage them.

Hyperinflated Lungs: The Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Hyperinflated lungs, as the term suggests, are the over-inflation of lungs. This means they have more air trapped inside than what is exhaled. This trapped air takes up space in your lungs and makes it harder for oxygen to enter your body. Due to the lack of air, your lungs try to get more, causing them to over-inflate and making lung tissue less flexible. In time, this can cause your lung tissue to deteriorate. Learn all about overinflation of lungs & more.

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8 Tips for Choosing The Best Bariatric Adult Diapers

There is a plethora of bariatric diapers available in the market, and picking the right one that suits your needs the best may seem like a daunting task. To help you figure out which ones to go for, HPFY has 8 tips for choosing the best bariatric adult diaper & 5 options for managing bariatric incontinence.

7 Best Foley Catheter Bags

There are two types of foley catheter bags – a catheter leg bag and a foley catheter night bag (also known as a bedside drainage bag). HPFY carries a wide range of premium-quality foley catheter bags and accessories. Some of our best sellers are:

Parastomal Hernia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Parastomal hernia is among the most common complications after an ostomy. It is a bulge or swelling around the stoma which causes discomfort and pain and makes it difficult to wear an ostomy appliance. A parastomal hernia usually happens within the first two years of surgery but can also occur later. Learn all about parastomal hernia, its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.

5 Tips For Sleeping With Neck Brace

Wearing a neck brace incorrectly can lead to issues. Here are some tips for wearing a cervical collar sitting or resting for long periods can make your neck muscles stiff. Gentle movements like slight walking can help loosen this tension. Find 5 tips for wearing a neck brace for sleeping.

Swimming And Ostomy: 7 Valuable Tips For Swimming With An Ostomy

Summertime and swimming go hand-in-hand. What fun it is to laze around the pool with your family and make memories! Everyone is enjoying a dip in the cool water under the sun...except you because of your fear of swimming with an ostomy bag. Learn 7 valuable tips for swimming with an ostomy.

7 Best Ostomy Belts

As the pouch fills with waste, the excess weight may pull it down and cause it to tear or detach from the stoma. An ostomy belt bears the weight of the pouch, keeps it stable, and prevents damage to the bag and the stoma. Find 7 best ostomy belts online.

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