Category: New to Ostomy

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Adjusting to Life with an Ostomy Bag

Have you recently had or are you about to undergo…

Common Ostomy Issues: Intimacy After Ostomy Surgery

Having a new ostomy is a major life change. So…

The Importance of Ostomy Awareness Day

At 180 Medical, our Ostomy Specialists get the unique privilege…

The Top 5 Myths About Living with an Ostomy

Between 725,000 and 1 million Americans live with an ostomy….

Top 5 Things You Should Know About Peristomal Skin Health

Are you experiencing issues with the skin around your stoma?…

Physical Activity with an Ostomy

After ostomy surgery, your first thoughts may be focused on…

What Can I Eat After Colostomy Surgery?

Are you about to undergo colostomy surgery and wondering how this new procedure is going to affect your diet? Get the scoop on colostomies and post-surgery nutrition here!

5 Things to Consider After Your Ostomy Surgery

About to undergo an ostomy surgery? Here are five things you should know about life after an ostomy.

Top 4 Tips for Improving Sleep Quality After Having Ostomy Surgery

After ostomy surgery, you may be having a difficult time adjusting to your old sleep schedule. Here are some helpful tips that may help get your sleep back on track, whether you’ve had an ileostomy, urostomy, or a colostomy.

Three Things to Know About Life After an Ostomy

Are you going through the process of preparing for an upcoming ostomy surgery? Whether you will have an ileostomy, urostomy, or a colostomy, it’s natural to have some questions. Here are the top 3 things to know after your ostomy surgery!

Easy Steps to Start Receiving Your Ostomy Supplies

Whether you’ve used ostomy appliances for years or you’re a brand new ostomate, you might have questions about what is needed to begin receiving quality ostomy products from 180 Medical. Find out all you need to know in our newest blog by guest author, Ostomy Specialist, Lindsey.

What Type of Ostomy Wafer is Right for You?

There are many ostomy pouches, accessories, and other products on the market. A wafer, or skin barrier, is a big part of your ostomy system and can make a big difference in your ostomy experience. Learn more about the available types and what might be right for your individual needs with our latest blog.