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By StressNoMore 6 March 2017 86 Views
Another Reason To Quit Smoking: Freedom From Pelvic Problems!

Another Reason To Quit Smoking: Freedom From Pelvic Problems!

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.
By StressNoMore 9 November 2016 90 Views
Think You Know How to Do Kegels? Think Again!

Think You Know How to Do Kegels? Think Again!

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...
By StressNoMore 4 November 2016 316 Views
The Weird Truth About Winter & Male Incontinence

The Weird Truth About Winter & Male Incontinence

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!
By StressNoMore 6 July 2016 192 Views
What is a pessary and how do I choose the right one? Our guide will tell you everything you need to know

What is a pessary and how do I choose the right one? Our guide will tell you everything you need to know

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.
By StressNoMore 1 April 2016 61 Views
There’s an App for That: Improve your fertility and pelvic floor with your phone

There’s an App for That: Improve your fertility and pelvic floor with your phone

Smart phones allow us to gain control over aspects of our reproductive health that we may not have had much information about before. If you’re looking to whip your pelvic floor into shape but don’t know where to start, or you’re sick of the side effects of the pill and want a simpler and safer option, then read on for our pick of the best technology and women's health apps out there…
By StressNoMore 26 January 2016 209 Views
The truth about sex and the pelvic floor once you're over 40

The truth about sex and the pelvic floor once you're over 40

Transitioning into middle age can be a surreal experience – you still feel 25 inside, but your body has other ideas! One way in which you might start feeling different all over is when it comes to sex. Once we get past 40 our libidos begin to naturally decline. This is added to by physical issues like menopause and erectile dysfunction. So how do you battle through all these barriers and maintain a healthy and satisfying sex life into your golden years? We’ve got some tips to help you deal with all manner of post-40 problems that might be affecting you and your partner.
By StressNoMore 6 January 2016 83 Views
How I lost 10 stone in 10 months

How I lost 10 stone in 10 months

At StressNoMore we love to inspire our readers as well as help and educate them to live a happier healthier life. This week we are talking to our guest poster Personal Trainer and Gym Manager Jason Diprose about his own transformation story, from heavy weight teenager to fitness fanatic and personal trainer, Jason has had regular radio slots on Minster FM and Viking FM helping the nation to combat obesity and has also appeared on Look North.
By StressNoMore 22 September 2015 81 Views
Is it my imagination, or do I pee more during Winter?

Is it my imagination, or do I pee more during Winter?

If you think you get the sudden urge to go more often when it's cold you'd be right! Believe it or not, that honest-to-goodness I have to go now sensation you feel when a gust of wind blows (still talking weather here!) is real and it's part of your body's process to keep you warm... yup, you heard me right!
By StressNoMore 9 June 2015 156 Views
TALKING PANTS - with Carol Smillie, MD Diary Doll

TALKING PANTS - with Carol Smillie, MD Diary Doll

I’ve done a lot in my career, Wheel of Fortune, Changing Rooms, Holiday, but the role I am most proud of, is being a mum. It’s also the reason Annabel and I launched Diary Doll. There are approximately 700,000 births per year in the UK alone – so it seems we are part of the best club in the world and DiaryDolls are swiftly becoming mum’s new best friend, catering for all stages of life and solving age old problems that we can’t believe weren’t solved years ago!
By StressNoMore 20 April 2015 68 Views
Self-Care is the new Health Care - Dagmar Khan

Self-Care is the new Health Care - Dagmar Khan

From sitting at desks all day, lifting kids, doing grocery shopping to running on treadmills, many people suffer from an ongoing aches and pains. But there is a very easy, and an inexpensive solution, that will certainly offer you daily relief.