Choosing the Ideal Ostomy Bag

A common misconception regarding the ostomy procedure is that it immediately diminishes the quality of life of anyone who has to undergo one. While adjusting to life after an ostomy procedure might take some time, you’ll find that your life will be relatively easy, and you’ll be able to pursue the same activities you did …

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Get a Good Night’s Sleep with an Ostomy

When you’ve just got an ostomy done, adapting to this major life change takes a considerable amount of time and patience. While you might have expected to be put into this situation, that doesn’t mean that a limited quality of life is in the cards for you. Hundreds of people have this procedure every year and retain the ability to live their life to the fullest potential. When you’re still new to this life change, many things that once seemed normal now seem difficult. While that may be the case, they’re not impossible. One of these is having a full night’s sleep, worry-free.

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Step Into The New Year With Cymed

According to the United Ostomy Associations of America, in the United States, each year, there are between 725,000 and 1 million people who live with an ostomy. Yet, despite the many people who live with an ostomy and how much attention this way of life has gotten in recent years, there are still many misconceptions.

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What is a colostomy?

A colostomy is an opening in the abdominal wall created by surgery. A colostomy is usually needed because a person’s colon is not working properly. The colon may not be working properly because of a health problem or a disease that required part of the colon to be removed. Sometimes a colostomy is used for a short period of time to help a person recover from a health condition. Other times, a colostomy is a permanent part of a person’s life.

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Guide to Ostomy Accessories

Ostomy accessories can improve your experience with ostomy care. While these accessories are an optional part of your experience with an ostomy bag, they can offer convenience and comfort. There are different accessories designed to assist with different aspects of having an ostomy bag, including eliminating odor, sealing the skin, and adding security to the bag. Continue on for a guide to ostomy accessories.

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