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Hot Summer Months and Your Skin
Hot Summer Months and Your Skin

By Desmond Bell on Jul 07, 2020

Summer brings long, warm days -- the kind of environment that is conducive to abundant growth of things seen and unseen.  Among the unseen, pathogens such as bacteria and fungus tend to thrive in warm, dark, and moist conditions. What does this mean to the average person? What about the higher risk individual who is afflicted with diabetes or some other condition that compromises their ability to fight infection?

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Why You Need Protein for Wound Healing
Why You Need Protein for Wound Healing

By Desmond Bell on Jun 17, 2020

Adequate protein must be consumed to help reduce the threat of developing wounds in high risk individuals. But once a chronic wound occurs, a diet that features enough protein e.g. the larger amount is necessary to repair and heal.

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The Benefits of Anhydrous Wound Care
The Benefits of Anhydrous Wound Care

By Desmond Bell on Mar 18, 2020

The use of anhydrous technology in the management of wounds is not only a novel concept but could represent a paradigm shift in the approach to managing biofilms and optimizing the condition of the related skin.

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Gentle Exercise While Healing a Wound
Gentle Exercise While Healing a Wound

By Desmond Bell on Mar 03, 2020

Healing takes time and patience, and when things do not proceed according to our personal timetables, frustration, social isolation and depression can occur. The benefits of exercise are endless and include improved physical and psychological well-being.  Exercising while dealing with a wound can pose its own challenges, but the benefits of gentle exercise ought to outweigh any excuses.

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