About the Author: Razia Sanwari

Razia Sanwari

Razia Sanwari is a journalist by profession with more than 20 years of experience in the print media. With a Masters's in English Language and Literature, Razia began her career as a junior editor in a Kolkata English language daily and since has worked with leading dailies in India and the Middle East. 

She has a passion for health and wellness with a focus on fitness. She also enjoys writing stories for children and blogs on travel and more.

Razia Sanwari's Articles

Honey ‘The Healer’ Dressing

Posted on Sep 02, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Honey is well known for its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties and has for years some types have been used as a healing agent for wounds, burns and ulcers. Difficult and severe wounds have been known to react to honey and heal effectively.

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Abdominal Pads

Posted on Sep 04, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Abdominal pads are highly absorbent pads designed to provide utmost absorbency and maximum patient comfort while, at the same time, speeding up healing.

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Hydrocolloid Dressing: Occlusive and Protective

Posted on Jan 27, 2015 by Razia Sanwari

Dressings play a crucial role in wound management because they are in direct contact with the lesion whose healing will depend to a large extent on how effective the dressing is. The chief functions of a dressing are to stop bleeding, soak up the exudates, protect the wound from infection and promote recovery. Therefore, the right kind of dressing is key for healing.

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Obesity: Wounded and Hurting!

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 by Razia Sanwari

Obesity brings with it several health issues, such as diabetes, low immunity and vascular/venous insufficiency, which can negatively impact healing of wounds.

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Wound Dressing and its Role in Wound Care

Posted on May 15, 2017 by Razia Sanwari

Caring for your wound is elementary if the healing has to be quick. Recoverydepends on a number of factors and so can be complex. Important onesare age and general health of the individual. If the body is young then healing is faster. Age can slow down the repair process and certain illnesses, like diabetes,may negatively impact it, too.

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