The prostate is a walnut-shaped gland that is part of the male reproductive system. Many individuals will develop an enlarged prostate during their lifetime, typically after age 50. Today we will discuss some things you can do at home that may help reduce symptoms of BPH and manage the condition.
Summer is on the way. As someone who use uses ostomy supplies, you may be curious about how warmer temperatures may impact your ostomy care routine. You may be wondering if you can pursue outdoor activities such as camping or swimming with a stoma. The good news is that with the right products from an ostomy supply company like ABC Medical, summer is no cause for worry and you can actively participate in outdoor activities. In this article, we will discuss some tips to make the most out of your summer as an ostomate.
Urinary incontinence, or accidentally leaking urine, can happen to anyone. However, incontinence most commonly affects older adults and women. Thankfully, there are ways to control or cure urinary incontinence. Your healthcare provider can work with you to discuss your bladder control concerns and treatment options.
There is no question your life will change after a spinal cord injury (SCI). While slight fluctuations in body temperature throughout the day are normal, a person with a spinal cord injury may have difficulty staying warm when the temperature drops. Individuals with a SCI may have reduced sensitivity to changes in heat or cold especially if they have poor circulation or a lack of sensation below the level of injury.
An indwelling catheter, or Foley catheter, is a thin, flexible tube placed in your bladder and connected to drainage bag for urine collection. It is different from intermittent catheterization, because the catheter is left in place to continually drain urine into a collection bag. Some people have an indwelling catheter placed through the urethra. Others may have their catheter inserted through a surgically created opening in the lower abdomen, also known as a suprapubic catheter.
The Adult Division Executive Committee of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) has announced the 2021-22 February Power Rankings for Adult Division I, Adult Division II and Adult Division III. These are the third set of power rankings released for the Adult Division in the 2021-22 NWBA season.
The final set of rankings, that will serve as seedings for national tournaments, will be published on Tuesday, March 22.
Coloplast has been providing products and services for personal medical conditions since the company was first established in 1957. It was their compassion for others and their desire to help that drove the founders to manufacture the first adhesive ostomy bag.
Hollister Incorporated is one of the most respected medical supply companies in the industry. They offer advanced products for ostomy care from globally popular product lines like the CeraPlus™ advanced portfolio of products and the New Image™ line of pouching systems.
Figuring out how to get the things you need can be extremely challenging. Unfortunately, many things may not be covered by insurance. We get a lot of questions on what resources are out there for specialized rehab or help getting equipment that is not covered by insurance. Our team will do everything we can to help you find local or national resources like equipment exchanges or grant/ scholarship programs.