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PMDD: What is it and how can you overcome it?

If you have a uterus and are still experiencing your monthly period, you are probably familiar with PMS or premenstrual syndrome. PMS includes symptoms like abdominal cramps, headaches, irritability, bloating, and such. These symptoms are often not severe and can be managed by most women. However, if your PMS symptoms become so bad that they…

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Taking Care, Management and Recovery from Perineal Tears

The perineum is the area located in between and separating your anus and vagina. During labor or childbirth, the strain of the baby coming out of the birth canal and the inability of the vagina to stretch around it can cause the tearing or laceration of the perineum. This relatively common and painful condition is…

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Vulvodynia – 5 Tips to Overcome It

Vulvodynia, pronounced vul-voe-DIN-e-uh, is a chronic condition characterized by discomfort or pain around the vulva. The vulva is the tissue surrounding the vaginal opening that is supported by the pelvic floor muscles. The irritation, burning, or pain associated with vulvodynia can last for at least three months to several years. It can even make activities…

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The Low FODMAP Diet

If you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gas, bloating, bowel incontinence, constipation, diarrhoea or other digestive disorders, you may be surprised how something as simple as restricting certain foods from your diet can dramatically reduce the symptoms you’re experiencing. An example of such diet restriction is a low FODMAP diet. FODMAP is an acronym…

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A Brief Overview about Stress Incontinence

Stress incontinence causes your urine to leak whenever pressure is applied on your pelvic floor, especially when your bladder is full. This usually happens during certain physical activity or sudden movements. Stress incontinence is the most common type of incontinence that women, especially those who have given birth in the past, experience and suffer from.…

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Anal fissures: The causes, symptoms, and possible treatments

Anal fissures are rips, tears, ruptures, or openings in the moist, thin, delicate, and soft skin tissues of the anus, the lower rectum lining, or the anal canal that makes bowel movement very painful. This condition can either be short-term and acute or chronic and long-term it remains unhealed after eight to twelve weeks. Although…

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TED Ed : What Causes Constipation?

           HOME    ABOUT    LOGIN × Home About Products Birth Recovery Endometriosis Videos View More… Success Stories For Employers Book A Consultation Media Articles Birth Bladder & Bowel Endometriosis Hormones Menstrual Nutrition Pelvic Pain Pregnancy Recommendations Media Articles Subscribe Contact Members Area Watch my TED-Ed collaboration video on: “What Causes Constipation”     Connect with…

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All About Constipation and How to Fix it

Have you been feeling some discomfort or bloating because of your inability to “go”? If your bowels don’t come as often as they should, you could be constipated. And this is not uncommon. In fact, more than 4 million Americans regularly suffer from constipation, and most of them are women. This is mainly due to…

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Harnessing the power of the pelvic floor after birth

           HOME    ABOUT    LOGIN × Home About Products Birth Recovery Endometriosis Videos View More… Success Stories For Employers Book A Consultation Media Articles Birth Bladder & Bowel Endometriosis Hormones Menstrual Nutrition Pelvic Pain Pregnancy Recommendations Media Articles Subscribe Contact Members Area The pelvic floor muscles are the powerhouse of a woman’s body. Strengthen…

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