Finding a size-friendly doctor or health professional can be a daunting task when you are a larger person. For many doctors, their answer to all medical issues is “You need to lose weight.” Whether you are new in town, looking for a new doctor or in need of a specialist, one of the best ways to find a size-friendly medical professional is through the recommendation of another plus size person.
Need help to manage your everyday plus size health issues? Sometimes all it takes is a tip to avoid chaffing and yeast infections or a handy tool to make it easier to care for hard-to-reach areas.
Must Haves for Plus Size Health
Plus size bodies often have special problems. Thighs that rub together can chafe. Stiffness can make it difficult to reach your feet to apply lotion or clip your toenails. But, a product or tool from your medicine chest can make your health care jobs a lot easier. Here are a few things to help:
Finding size-friendly medical products can be very difficult. Typically larger items such as wider wheelchairs, longer blood pressure monitor cuffs and roomy patient gowns are only available in hospital supply stores. But, knowing specifically what you need and what to look for can make it easier to find what you need.