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7 January 2019 98 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 193 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 189 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.

12 November 2018 441 Views
The Importance of Self Care

The Importance of Self Care

Visiting your local GP for small issues is unnecessary, but when you try to self-diagnose on the internet you always end up with the most extreme result. So how exactly are you supposed to care for yourself appropriately?

From the 12-18 November, StressNoMore are participating in Self Care Week 2018. This annual national awareness week focuses on embedding support for self-care across communities, families, and generations.

8 November 2018 137 Views
How to Effectively Relieve Your Back Pain

How to Effectively Relieve Your Back Pain

Around 80% of people in the UK will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. Posture is a major problem that contributes towards this figure.

This morning on Lorraine, Dr Hilary spoke about the devices you can use to alleviate your back pain. One of the featured products was StressNoMore’s, Flexibak – an effective spinal decompression device that can relieve lower back pain, inflammation, strained tendons, bulging discs and compressed nerves.

31 October 2018 469 Views
Do You Have Dust Mites?

Do You Have Dust Mites?

Curling up into a cosy bed at night is often one of the most relaxing parts of your day, but your relaxation can turn upside down when you find out that your sharing your bed with two million hidden tenants.

Considering they’re invisible to the naked eye, dust mites can cause a lot of hassle, but how can you prevent them?

25 October 2018 310 Views
Are You Prepared for the Winter Blues?

Are You Prepared for the Winter Blues?

Bare trees and frosty mornings truly mark the turning of the seasons and the penultimate end to British summertime. This gruelling transition also comes hand-in-hand with our annual battle with the ‘winter blues’. But, the ‘winter blues’ is not just a yearly phenomenon, rather it is a fully-fledged medical condition known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

Seasonal Affective Disorder, commonly referred to as the ‘winter blues’ or abbreviated to ‘SAD’, is a form of depression that’s related to the changing of seasons.

17 October 2018 376 Views
Can Inversion Therapy Relieve Back and Neck Pain?

Can Inversion Therapy Relieve Back and Neck Pain?

Suffering from back or neck pain can hugely impact on your quality of life. The activities that you once enjoyed may not be as enjoyable anymore. But, if you’ve tried and exhausted all the remedies for your pain and found no success, try looking to inversion therapy for an alternative solution.

Inversion therapy is a spinal traction technique that involves being suspended in an inverted position. This position helps to reduce gravitational pressure on the nerve roots and spinal discs.

26 September 2018 166 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 28 February 2018 171 Views
5 Reasons to Try a Menstrual Cup

5 Reasons to Try a Menstrual Cup

A Menstrual cup, most of you will have heard of them, but most of you don't use one. There seems to be a perception that they are a bit unhygienic and just a hippy trend. This couldn't be further from the truth. The benefits to you and the environment easily outweigh and negative perceptions you will have about them. Read on to find out what they are.