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Using A Humidifier Or Dehumidifier For Asthma - Pros And Cons

Using A Humidifier Or Dehumidifier For Asthma - Pros And Cons

In the United States, Asthma is a respiratory condition that affects one in thirteen people or around 25 million Americans. Asthma is also more prevalent in women than men, and it’s the leading chronic disease in children. As you can
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How To Safely Dispose Of Sharps (Syringes And Needles)

How To Safely Dispose Of Sharps (Syringes And Needles)

Sharps is a term used in the medical world for things like needles and syringes. Items that have sharp edges or points on them that could easily puncture or cut skin. Each day, thousands of sharps get used in medical facilities like hospitals and
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A Quick Guide to Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home

A Quick Guide to Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home

For the millions of people with high blood pressure, periodic blood pressure checks at the doctor's office don't always suffice. Monitoring your blood pressure at home is an integral part of managing high blood pressure/hypertension. This is
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Your Complete Guide to Surgical Face Masks for Medical Procedures

Your Complete Guide to Surgical Face Masks for Medical Procedures

If you're in the medical field -- whether you're a surgeon, doctor, or nurse -- you deserve the best equipment to keep you safe. One of the most important areas of focus concerning your safety is surgical face masks. With so many different types of
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What Is A Sitz Bath & How To Take One

What Is A Sitz Bath & How To Take One

If you feel discomfort near or around the perineum area (the space between the genitals and anus), then you may want to look into learning more about what is a sitz bath and how to take one. It’s a wonderful solution that will help bring you
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How To Properly Use A Pill Cutter

How To Properly Use A Pill Cutter

A popular and easy way to save money on prescription drug costs is to split your pills in half. However, it’s not as simple as assuming that it’s okay to split your pills and it’s essential that you do it the right way as to avoid
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Basic First Aid: How to Treat and Care for a Wound

Basic First Aid: How to Treat and Care for a Wound

Over 140,000 people die every year from injuries were treatable through basic first aid. If that's not reason enough to learn first aid, we don't know what is! At some point or the other, most of us will experience a small cut or minor
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How to Choose the Best Medical Walking Cane for You

How to Choose the Best Medical Walking Cane for You

If you require a little assistance moving from place to place, you must choose the right medical walking cane for your needs. Mobility issues affect people of all ages and with various conditions, and a cane can help by reducing pressure on joints,
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What Is Intubation and When Is It Necessary?

What Is Intubation and When Is It Necessary?

With this year's spread of COVID-19 , we've all heard a lot about respiratory health and emergency medicine from respirators and ventilators to intubation. But, some of these terms are pretty hard to understand if you aren't a doctor. If you're
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Amazing Benefits of Using a Portable Oxygen Machine

Amazing Benefits of Using a Portable Oxygen Machine

The process of getting older can be both blissful and inconvenient, for several reasons.

While certainly, it is true that with age comes wisdom. It is equally true that with age comes a bevy of medical needs and conditions to manage, some of which can hinder your quality of life.

One of the most common things needed as we age is oxygen. Oxygen is something that we all need, it just happens that we sometimes need a little more as we age. Now, portable oxygen machines are available to give you the freedom and mobility you desire, while getting the proper oxygen you need to keep you at your level best.

Here, learn about the various benefits derived from the usage of a portable oxygen machine.

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Understanding Ostomy Bags and choosing the right one for your condition.

Understanding Ostomy Bags and choosing the right one for your condition.

An Ostomy is a procedure of surgically creating a hole near the abdomen that connects the intestines to an artificially created prosthetic bag on the outside of the body. This bag collects the waste from the body into the bag that may be located on the inside or outside of the body. 

The procedure of Ostomy is life-saving. It is performed on people suffering from birth-related issues, incontinence, cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and the like. 

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Urinary Catheters and which one is best suited for you?

Urinary Catheters and which one is best suited for you?

Physical/bodily hygiene is one of the most important components of a healthy mind and body. More so for body parts/organs that are sensitive or easily prone to infections. Hygiene that pertains to our urinary organs is particularly important. 

Urinary openings or the penis for men and anus for women may let in germs and infections that may lead to diseases. Urinary catheters are devices used to enable people who have urinary or bladder related issues.

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Bathroom Safety for the Elderly 101

Bathroom Safety for the Elderly 101

The elderly, in America experience a bathroom accident or fall very often. The statistics show an alarming number of bathroom falls per second. While we are quick to secure other parts of our home, we often tend to forget to secure our bathrooms with adequate safety measures. 

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