Living with an ileostomy can seem daunting for many new patients, but when it comes to your diet, it doesn’t have to be.
The colostomy is a technique that causes around 40% of complications secondary to this technique.
Normal stomas have a debit that varies between 500-1,000 ml per day due to ileostomies. The limit from which a stoma is considered to be producing a high debit is not clearly defined.
A closed ostomy system is one of the types of ostomy pouches available to patients. Find out more about them here.
Fiber helps and benefits Crohn’s Disease patients, but some of them find it difficult to digest and sometimes it worsens their symptoms. Find out more here.
Each patient has unique needs, so the selection of supplements for the care of your colostomy is essential. Learn to choose the best colostomy bag here.
Find out more about colostomy irrigation, a way for some colostomy patients to evacuate stool by means of a water enema performed through the stoma.
The balance of the different electrolytes in our body is key to regulate fluid amounts, blood acidity, muscle, and nerve health, especially with an ostomy.
There is debate concerning the incidence of incisional and parastomal hernias after different types of surgery. Learn more about this debate here.