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.


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