Protect Yourself from Common Summertime Skin Wounds

If your summer plans include spending time outdoors, be sure to protect your skin from common summertime wounds. When skin is broken or compromised by bites, burns or cuts, germs can enter your body. Open wounds, even a small bug bite, may become infected and cause serious complications.

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Good Nutrition Is Essential to Wound Healing

Written by Carolyn Shinn, Vice President, Clinical and Quality Process Excellence at Healogics. March is National Nutrition Month so it is a perfect time to raise awareness of how nutrition affects wound healing. Good nutrition, including an increase in the right type of calories, is the one common treatment requirement across all types of wounds. This…

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Make 2021 The Year of Healing for Improved Immunity and Wellness

  If your New Year’s resolution is a healthier lifestyle, you’re not alone. Diet, exercise and wellness goals are among the top five New Year’s resolutions year after year. The COVID-19 pandemic has hit close to home for many of us, as we have mourned the loss of people we love, worried over each illness,…

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Simple Steps to Help Wounds Heal Faster

Wondering how to heal wounds faster? There are a number of steps you can take. Research proves that wounds heal faster when patients stay involved in their care and follow their doctor’s advice. The most important way to help your wound heal is by keeping every scheduled appointment. However, you also need to follow good…

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Healing Rates Improve When Patients Keep Scheduled Appointments

Written by Healogics Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Ennis. As the leader in wound care, Healogics is committed to sharing the results of our research. We recently published a paper in a peer-reviewed medical journal titled, “Reducing Unwarranted Clinical Variability through Patient Visit Frequency.” In summary, we found that the number one variable that has…

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Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month. We, at Healogics, are bringing awareness to the various health conditions that men suffer from, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease or prostate cancer. With early detection and appropriate treatments, these conditions can be managed or even prevented.

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Smoking and Wound Healing

How Does Smoking Affect Wound Healing? Cigarettes contain nicotine. Nicotine causes your arteries to become narrow. It can also cause your arteries to go into spasm. When this happens, the oxygen and nutrients carried in your blood cannot get to your wound. Oxygen and nutrients are needed for your wound to heal. A wound that…

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Exercise Doesn’t Have to be Difficult

We all can think of reasons not to exercise…no time, boring, hate to sweat…you know the excuses. But exercising to heal can really pay off in control of your blood sugar, if you are diabetic. It improves your heart, muscle strength, endurance and flexibility. Exercise can lower cholesterol level, provide more energy, and even give…

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