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.
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.
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…
Picture the scene, the earliest humans chilling out in their cave homes after just tucking into a big delicious meal, bellies just about to burst. Do you think when they went to do a number two that they visited a lovely, clean, and shiny porcelain toilet like you would?
Do you suffer from incredibly painful periods? One in ten women has endometriosis, but it’s under-diagnosed and often brushed off as ‘just’ being period pain. Read our guide and see if the symptoms match your experience – there’s no need to put up with the pain any longer!
There are very few things you can do that are worse for your health than smoking. From bad breath, all the way to lung cancer, there are no positives! One negative effect many people don't know about is the increased chance of pelvic floor disorders. Every time you cough your pelvic floor is put under stress; a common and chronic smoker's cough can eventually lead to incontinence and prolapse! Read on for some useful and easy to follow tips to help you quit.
We all know that kegels are an important part of every woman's health - preventing pelvic floor disorders like incontinence and prolapse. Just a few minutes each day can keep your pelvic floor healthy. But what if you're not seeing any benefits from your kegels? You could be making one of these 5 mistakes! But don't worry, we can tell you how to fix them...
Have you ever coughed or sneezed and suddenly felt that horrifying wet feeling in your pants? Stress incontinence is very common, particularly for women as it can be caused by childbirth and menopause. Male incontinence can be caused by something surprising – the changes in the seasons! This is because cold weather has a negative effect on your pelvic floor. Don't worry; we’ve got the info on how to avoid this!
A pessary is a device that is designed to provide support where the pelvic floor muscles are weak and pelvic organs have prolapsed or are in danger of prolapsing. Suffering from a prolapse can feel uncomfortable, frightening and humiliating. These feelings are normal, but there are many ways in which you can manage your prolapse and even avoid surgery if you wish.