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Fall Heath Tips for the Ostomates

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

Minor and Major Problems Ostomates Face

Those with stomas can face some challenging events, some minor, some major. The minor episodes can be treated easily while the major incidents may require more serious treatments. Learn to deal with these challenging [email protected]

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

Living With an Ostomy

The journey of an ostomate is challenging. We are faced with fear of the unknown, fear of the changes in our bodies and fear of acceptance.

What Medical Supplies Should Ostomates Have on Hand?

Many people rely on a supply of ostomy related products to maintain their daily and long-term health. So, what would happen if their supply were to be interrupted? In case of a crisis, such as COVID-19and Health Products for You can help.

Ostomy Woes: Stoma Problems And Their Solutions

Adjusting to life after an ostomy surgery may seem daunting and nerve-racking. Maintaining a healthy stoma is crucial to avoiding potentially serious health issues down the road. Whether it’s an ileostomy or colostomy, the focal point of your hygiene and cleaning routine should be your stoma and the surrounding area. By understanding what potential issues may arise can help you be proactive .

What is an Ostomy - What are its Different Types?

An ostomy is an artificial opening which is surgically created in the abdominal region to discharge body wastes. Temporary ostomy allows the organ to heal whereas permanent ostomy removes the organ altogether.

Urostomy 101: What You Might Need to Know

Millions of people around the world encounter the need for a urostomy. An obstruction in the urethra or a problem with the bladder, such as cancer, can restrict or even block the flow of urine out of the body.

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5 Best Products For Arthritis In Hands

There can be many possible factors behind the development of hand arthritis, such as natural aging, genetics, or repetitive stress on the hands. Unfortunately, there is no cure for arthritic hands. However, there are some of the best products for arthritis in hands that can reduce and relieve pain and help one live a better-quality lifestyle.

8 Best Cleansing Wipes for 2022

Adult cleansing wipes are quintessential in dealing with incontinence or ostomy. Wet wipes soothe agitated and irritable skin and help maintain personal hygiene. Body cleansing wipes come in several varieties. These are scented unscented, disposable, reusable, and even flushable wipes.

Pelvic Floor Exercises for Everyone!

As we age, urine leakage can become more prevalent. Sneezing, laughing, and coughing can cause a small amount of urine to leak. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a proactive way to avoid this problem? Pelvic floor exercises are the answer. Let's explore what our pelvic floor is, and what you can do to ensure it is strong and resilient.

Type I vs Type II Diabetes: What is the Difference?

Type I and Type II diabetes are related to how our body either doesn’t produce insulin or can’t absorb it in our cells. That’s the main difference between the two and both types of diabetes can lead to complications that can be life-threatening if left untreated for an extended period of time.

All That You Need to Know About External Catheters for Men

External Catheter for men is less likely to cause CAUTI and catheter-associated urinary tract infections, and they are more comfortable and available to be used at home by the patient. Male external catheters are easy to use and cause fewer movement restrictions than indwelling or intermittent catheters. And mostly, they are non-invasive.

Your Guide For Choosing A Urinary Catheter

There is a lot more that goes into choosing a urinary catheter than many realize. While size is the most considered feature, there are many more aspects and benefits that you should be aware of when choosing a catheter. Overall, intermittent catheters are for urinary retention, while indwelling catheters and external catheters are used for urinary incontinence.

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