Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Anti-Reflux Valve Flap SystemInnovations in Comfort

Catheter plugs

An anti-reflux valve flap system is a system built into a urinary drainage bag to lessen back flow into the drainage tube. Patients who have different types of urological dysfunction that render them unable to empty their bladder in the typical way will wear a urinary catheter, usually available at urological supplies stores. Choosing a catheter with a built in anti-reflux valve flap system is a preferred choice of most patients, because it automatically provides essential protection against infection as a result of back flow.

PBS/IC, which stands for painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis, requires one of two different treatments. One would be oral medication and the other would be what is called bladder instillations. This is typically a catheter that goes directly into the bladder

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9 Ways to Deal with Migraines

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Millions of people suffer from migraines. Many of the suffers go undiagnosed and untreated. Fewer that half of people who suffer from these kinds of headaches ever talk to their doctor about them.That is too bad because it has been found that people who suffer from migraines are also three times more likely to also suffer from depression. For the majority (54%), migraines come one or more times a month. About 13% of sufferers have them more than once a week. There are ways to prevent migraines and lead a healthier life.

  1. Figure out if you have triggers for migraines. For many people, there are foods, drinks or odors

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Back SpecialistsTreatments for Back Pain and More

Diabetes treatment

Chronic pain is a malady endured by millions of people worldwide. People spend thousands of dollars on an individual level seeing doctors and paying for testing that could provide a diagnosis and treatment for the pain that plagues them.

Chronic pain can be caused by any one of hundreds of ailments. Chronic knee pain is a common ailment for many, as well as migraines and chronic headaches. Chronic back pain is extremely common, and can become quite severe. The causes of chronic back pain are not always known; however, there are ways to find relief. In the United States, more than 26 million people experience some type of back pain and more than $50 billion is spent each

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Why Mood Disorders Don’t Have to Come Between You and Your Partner

Mental health ri

Mood disorders affect thousands of Americans each year. If your or a loved one has had to deal with the affects of anxiety disorders, ADHD or depression you know the effect it can have on your mental health. Being in a relationship with a person that has suffers with mood disorders can be trying requires a more understanding than usual. Below you will find some tips t be a better partner to a person that is suffering from any of the various mood disorders.


The First Step is To Recognize it is Not their Fault


There seems to be a stigma for certain health issues pervasive in today’s society. While you would never fault a person for having cancer or a heart defect, there seems to be a perpetuation of blaming the victim when it comes to mental health issues. It is important to

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Outpatient, Inpatient Rehab Both Options for Substance Abuse

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Many people don’t realize they have a substance abuse problem until it is too late. If they are lucky, their addiction will only cost them a job or a significant other. At worst, their addiction could kill them or cause them to kill someone else. Anyone who has an addiction needs to get help, including treatment. Such treatment often is most effective if it happens in rehab centres.

Substance abuse is a major problem in Canada, costing the health system more than $8 billion and leading to an estimated 47,000 deaths annually. Many people think of addiction as being linked to illegal drugs like cocaine and heroin, but many substance abuse problems have to do with alcohol. This is especially the case in Canada, where people drink about 50% more than the global average. There also are many other complicating

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