Guide to Swimming with an Ostomy Bag

Swimming is one of those things that many of us love. However, having a stoma bag can hinder your passion. But, it does not need to be this way. Swimming is a great form of exercise. It is low-impact and helps improve your health. Besides, you can swim all your life no matter whether you…

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Talia’s Story

I was misdiagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis back in 2008 before having several surgeries to remove my colon and create my j-pouch. After a few more surgeries I was finally properly diagnosed with a very severe case of Crohn’s Disease and have been having major abdominal surgeries about once a year ever since. I’ve had issues…

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Top Tips to Dress Comfortably When Wearing an Ostomy Bag

Wearing an ostomy bag is not easy. It can make it difficult for you to dress up. Besides, you might feel that it is visible to everyone and would leave you feeling overwhelmed. The fear of everyone noticing your bag can prevent you from going out. However, you do not have to worry as the…

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Top 5 Tips to Avoid Ostomy Odor

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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