Of the many natural remedies available, the use of honey in wound healing is one that has been around for centuries and can truly help with wound healing. Believe it or not, there are numerous reasons and medical benefits to using honey to heal wounds.
Wound care can be a wide-ranging field and the fact that different wounds require different dressings just complicate matters. Finding the proper wound dressing may seem impossible with the multitude of options available on the market. Foam dressings are a very popular type of dressing for a wide range of wound types. We here at HPFY have compiled the top 10 best-selling foam dressings.
Transparent dressing is made up of a thin transparent sheet that allows for easy inspection of the wound bed. It allows you to check the healing progress and the amount of wound drainage. Transparent film dressing protects the skin in pressure spots and keeps the affected area moist for faster healing.
Hydrogel dressing is designed to manage fluid exchange on the surface of the wound. It consists of 90% water suspended in a gel base. The water content in the wound gel dressing provides moisture to the wound and helps in faster wound healing.
Hydrocolloid dressing is known to have a unique design. It includes an adhesive compound containing gel-forming agents like gelatin or sodium carboxymethylcellulose. The adhesive compound is laminated on a film or foam made from polyurethane. The dressing so formed is absorbent, flexible, waterproof and self-adhering.
The antimicrobial properties of silver are utilized effectively in wound and burn dressings. It also allows a longer wear time, traps wound malodor and creates an optimal wound healing environment.
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.
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.
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.
As the calendar inches toward the warmer summer months, it’s important to know how to avoid the dangers these scorching months can present. While we may enjoy the warmth of summer in comparison to the cold of winter, a new set of health challenges may arise. Heat management will allow you to avoid potential health issues. Let HPFY help you enjoy the season by staying healthy and safe as the temperatures rise.
There is a plethora of different knee braces for osteoarthritis to choose from, depending on the reason for using a knee brace. HPFY brings you a list of the top 7 knee braces for arthritis manufactured by leading names in the industry. Starting from a compression knee sleeves for pain to the best knee brace for runners with arthritis.