Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common but not a normal part of aging. Many do not discuss this with their doctors because of embarrassment. Finding the cause and seeking treatment would solve the incontinence problem. Many products have been created to help with this embarrassing health condition for those that don't or that cannot be treated.
Pads for men offer manifold benefits. Besides being extremely effective in managing incontinence, men's pads offer easier removal. Instead of replacing the underwear with a pull-up brief or an adult diaper, all one needs to do is replace the pad by lifting it out of the underpants.
An overactive bladder is not a normal part of aging. It is one of many types of urinary incontinence (UI) and more than 33 million people in the US have this condition. Learn more about Overactive Bladder and urinary incontinence from HPFY Experts.
Bladder control problems or urinary incontinence are common for women going through their menopause. As women age, many factors can weaken the pelvic floor muscles that are responsible for the bladder control resulting in urinary incontinence.
Fecal incontinence also affects children, and more care should be taken, as children cannot always control the functions of the body as compared to an adult. Fecal incontinence occurs in children because of a birth defect or disease, but in most cases it's because of chronic constipation. The key is to pay close attention to child's bowel habits and to keep supporting them throughout the ordeal.
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.
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.
Finding the right wound ointment that best suits your needs can seem like an impossible task. Scrolling through an unending list of wound care products to learn about a every single ointment available under the sun is futile. To help you choose the correct wound healing gel that works best for your wound and skin type, HPFY has compiled a list of our best antiseptic ointments for wound healing.
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.