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4 March 2019 14 Views
Follow These 8 Easy Steps When Using a Menstrual Cup

Follow These 8 Easy Steps When Using a Menstrual Cup

Switching to a menstrual cup from your usual trusted tampons or towels can be a daunting process. But rest assured, it’s a lot easier than you think.

Menstruation management has seen a rise in menstrual cup usage recently – as more and more women begin to prefer them. Plus, with a one-off purchase that favours both your bank account and the environment – why wouldn’t you want to switch?

Follow these 8 simple steps when using your menstrual cup...

14 January 2019 73 Views
Eliminate Toilet Troubles With One Easy Method

Eliminate Toilet Troubles With One Easy Method

The topic of bowel movements is often short-lived, if not avoided, in any conversation. Yet for researchers at Ohio State University, this is far from the case.

A recent study from the University has found that common bowel issues can be relieved and even eliminated just by boosting your feet on a stool.

Learn more in this blog!

7 January 2019 53 Views
How to Lose Weight Whilst Maintaining a Healthy Pelvic Floor

How to Lose Weight Whilst Maintaining a Healthy Pelvic Floor

The majority of us would probably consider health and fitness as a top priority. But, sometimes this is not achievable when improving one aspect of your health results in the weakening of another.

Nowadays, the appearance that looks back at us in the mirror is the only one that truly matters, but it’s vital that we remember to give a little TLC and maintenance to our inner health as well!

High impact exercise and fitness trends can deteriorate your pelvic health. But, this does not mean that you can’t lose any weight at all! Read on to learn some top tips for losing weight whilst maintaining a strong and healthy pelvic floor.

26 November 2018 130 Views
Do You Need a Pessary?

Do You Need a Pessary?

The use of vaginal pessaries to support pelvic organ prolapse dates back centuries and was written about in the world’s oldest documented medical literature. Historically, pessaries have provided a low-cost and safer alternative surgery and in modern times they can be used for women for whom surgery is either not possible or desired.

In this article Grace Carey explains what a pessary is, how they work, and why you may need one.

19 November 2018 124 Views
How Does Constipation Damage Your Pelvic Floor?

How Does Constipation Damage Your Pelvic Floor?

1 in 3 people suffer from constipation. Although it may be perceived as an irritating condition, it can also contribute to the development of long term issues.

The leading cause of faecal incontinence is constipation. The topic can be unpleasant to talk about, but it’s important for you to learn how constipation can cause problems, such as pelvic floor disorders, and how to prevent them.

7 November 2018 98 Views
How Can You Support Your Bladder?

How Can You Support Your Bladder?

If Kegel exercises and bladder management have not been enough in resolving your bladder leakage, StressNoMore may have the solution you’re searching for.

When it comes to bladder problems, sometimes we just need a little helping hand, and for little leaks, this may be in the form of a modern device that gives some reinforcement to the bladder neck and bladder tube.

26 September 2018 124 Views
Should You Talk About Women's Health in the Workplace?

Should You Talk About Women's Health in the Workplace?

Talking about reproductive health conditions in women is often a taboo topic in the workplace. Frequently, the narrative is dismissed as a “women’s issue” and quickly hidden away. But, it’s time to stop ignoring the problem and recognise these issues as serious workplace health concerns.

In this week’s episode of the See Her Thrive podcast, Clare Knox is joined by Kegel8 Founder and Managing Director, Stephanie Taylor, as they discuss the importance of the pelvic floor, top tips and tricks to improve pelvic floor health, and the array of benefits of Kegel8’s pelvic toners.

By StressNoMore 5 February 2018 191 Views
Can a strong pelvic floor be the key to an amazing sex life?

Can a strong pelvic floor be the key to an amazing sex life?

If someone mentions pelvic floor exercises then you would probably associate them with incontinence, which would be correct but you probably didn’t know that a strong pelvic floor is also essential for an healthy and amazing love life.
By StressNoMore 19 January 2018 580 Views
Kegel8 supplements for a healthy pelvic floor from the inside out

Kegel8 supplements for a healthy pelvic floor from the inside out

Kegel exercise is the best way to keep your pelvic floor in strong, effective and in tip top condition. But like the other muscles in your body, you need the right nutrients for the muscles to work to the very best. Supplements will work alongside pelvic floor exercises to make your pelvic floor stronger and healthier from the inside out.
By StressNoMore 6 November 2017 237 Views
The Cold and Flu Season is Here! Can Your Pelvic Floor Handle it?

The Cold and Flu Season is Here! Can Your Pelvic Floor Handle it?

That’s it, summer has been and gone, cold and dark mornings have taken its place. As well as miserable weather, winter is also the time of year when cold and flu is rife. It is also pretty much unavoidable, cold weather and the fact that it is the party season means that you will spend a lot more of your time inside around lots of people, all of which is the ideal breeding ground for the germs to spread. To surmise, unless you want to become a real winter Grinch then you are probably going to fall ill at some point. However, the irritating coughs and sneezes could be more damaging more problematic than you would think…