Elvie, you may have heard of it by now, it's the pelvic floor trainer the A-listers at the Oscars recived last year. We bring you a conversation with one of the co-creators, Tania Boler about how she created the kegel exerciser loved by Gwyneth Paltrow.
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…
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.
Learning to use the potty is supposed to be the last time you need to think about how to use the toilet. But guess what? Loads of adults have bad habits that seem like little mistakes but can lead to incontinence and prolapse. Many of the things we think are normal about peeing and pooing actually cause pelvic floor muscles to weaken. Check to see if you're making any of these mistakes before it's too late.
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!