The Ostomy Association of the Houston Area

We help ourselves by helping others to help themselves.
Affiliated with the United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc.

Articles

Effects of drugs on ostomates; discoloration of feces/urine by different drugs.
Exercise and the ostomate. Exercises that can be done prior to and post-operative. All exercises depicted must be cleared with your surgeon.
This article deals with moisture and pouch adhesion.
Practical advice on nutritional needs.
Description of common sleep disorders, symptoms, some treatments.
a Convatec article with helpful suggestions. Learn your alphabet!
Yogurt Tablets, Factors in Ostomy Function, Support Groups, Ileostomy Blockage, Colostomy Hints, Aging.
(Loss, Grief & Stress) Beryl Kaminsky, LPC, CT. June 2008 Presentation