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Preparing For Mastectomy: A Pre-mastectomy Checklist

Before going under mastectomy surgery, a woman needs to be ready psychologically, physically, and financially. At Health Products For You, we are with you to ease your journey from mastectomy surgery to healing.

A Women’s Health Top 10

Women have different health needs then men and Health Products for You can show you the top 10 women’s health products you need.Women have different health needs then men and Health Products for You can show you the top 10 women’s health products you need.

What are my options for Swimsuit Season?

This is a question that many women ask post lumpectomy or mastectomy. Just when you find a nice breast form that makes your favorite shirt fit perfect again comes the onset of bathing suit season. See the best swimsuit and breast foam at HPFY to look your best on the beach.

Symptoms & Causes of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer begins when cells present in the breast begins to grow exponentially. These out of control cells can usually be felt as a lump (tumor) that can be confirmed by an x-ray report.

Cancer Awareness…Every Month!!

The key to defeating breast cancer or any other cancer is early detection.

Breast Forms for Spring

As we leave the cold weather of winter behind us, the warmer temperatures of spring and summer lead to a wardrobe change that many women who have had a mastectomy may find troubling. After surgery, the use of prosthetics or breast forms may lead to a lack of self-confidence since clothing may be a little more revealing than that of sweaters or turtlenecks in winter.

Springtime Mastectomy Sleepwear

The warmer nights of spring and summer mean a return to lighter pajamas and nightgowns as well as other sleepwear. You can shed your flannel pajamas or fleece nightgowns for something that may be a little more wispy or comfortable when it gets warm.

Mastectomy Bras for the Spring: Dress for Warm Weather!!

It’s that time of year again where the temperatures start to rise and we shed our sweatshirts and sweaters for less cumbersome clothing. Being outside in warmer weather means our undergarments need to be clothing appropriate.

Don’t Let a Mastectomy Ruin Swimsuit Season

For women who may have had a mastectomy, the warm weather of summer and the onset of bathing suit season can create feelings of anxiety. It is common for women to have body image issues after such a daunting procedure as removing breast tissue.

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Top 5 Wound Dressings For Treating A Slough Wound

During the healing process, necrotic tissue, or slough, forms over the chronic wound. It presents as is a pale yellow, dead tissue and covers the entire wound bed. A wound develops slough, it means that it is stuck in the inflammatory phase and healing is delayed. Find 5 Best Wound Dressings for Slough Wound.

6 Stress Busters For A Happy Holiday Season

Stress always seems to mount during the holiday season. While it should sound like fun to decorate your home, bake some holiday treats, or make plans to see family and friends, let's face it, these all add to the things we do every day, which makes everything that much more stressful. So, what can we do to make the holidays the most wonderful time of the year?

Air Purifier vs. Humidifier - Differences And Recommendations

It is no surprise that air quality has worsened over the years. This is true with both outdoor air and the air inside our homes. Small substances like dust, pollen, pet dander, and other pollutants can make breathing difficult. These substances can be especially harmful to those with allergies, asthma, or other respiratory challenges. But what allergy relief products should you use, an air purifier or humidifier? Learn what is the difference between the two and more at HPFY.

Types Of Diabetes and How To Manage It

According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, an estimated 8.2% of the US population is diagnosed with diabetes. Diabetes is a condition that interferes with how our bodies produce energy from the food we consume. The body breaks food down into glucose, the prime energy source, and mixes it in the bloodstream. There are three main types of diabetes, to dig deeper read more at HPFY.

Top 5 All-Terrain Mobility Scooters

For those that have difficulty maneuvering a manual wheelchair, an electric scooter can be a great choice. Some prefer scooters over wheelchairs because there seems to be less of a stigma attached to them, are affordable and easily managed over difficult terrains. All-Terrain Mobility scooters are ideal for running small errands and shopping and can be used indoors and outdoors. Find top 5 All-Terrain Mobility Scooters at HPFY.

How To Empty a Catheter Bag?

The bedside or large bag is used during night time while sleeping so that the user does not get up and disrupt sleep, and the leg bag can be used during the day. The leg bag is attached to the thigh of the user with the help of leg straps. It gets hidden under the clothes and keeps you comfortable. The leg bag or the larger bag should be drained once it is full of urine. It is advisable to empty the catheter bag when it is three-quarters or 3/4th full to avoid overflowing urine. Learn how to empty a catheter bag at HPFY.

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