I am with permanent colostomy since 1995. During the past 25 years, I faced many health challenges like sub acute gut obstruction, post operative adhesions, peristomal hernia, itching around the stoma, bleeding at the rim of the stoma, anxiety and depression etc. All the problems gradually vanished with every passing day resulting into restoration of…

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When it comes to ostomy, there are certain changes that you need to make to your lifestyle. Although you do not have to change your diet for good, the food and beverages that you consume have a direction impact on your ostomy. Ostomy odor can be difficult to manage, especially when out in public. Most…

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I began having symptoms when I was in my last year of High School, but over the summer felt a lot better. However, when I began college, I was feeling worse than ever. Numerous trips to the bathroom during classes was playing havoc with my studies. I had a trip planned during intersession with friends…

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