Endometriosis

The 4 Stages of Endometriosis

What is Endometriosis? In women who suffer from endometriosis, tissues similar to endometrial linings are found outside the uterus and in other parts of the body. The endometrial tissue normally lines the uterus and is what peels off and causes bleeding during menstruation. Because of this, endometriosis is characterized by abnormally heavy and painful periods,…

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What is PCOS: The Symptoms and Lifestyle Medication You Need to Know!

Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is a common condition where a woman’s ovaries form generally harmless multiple small water-filled cysts or follicles in their ovaries, causing their hormones to become out of balance. Fibroids or noncancerous tumors of muscles and fibrous tissue may also form in the uterus. The condition is marked by increased levels…

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5 Foods to Help Enhance Fertility and Progesterone Production

Progesterone is an important female sex hormone synthesized by the adrenal glands and ovaries. It has a crucial role in the menstrual cycle, fertility, and fetal development. Having high progesterone levels is essential for maintaining a normal, healthy pregnancy. Imbalances in progesterone levels increase the risk of miscarriage, intensify PMS symptoms, thyroid dysfunction, weight gain,…

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Can you fall pregnant if you have endometriosis?

I was on radio with Kinderling Radio talking about whether you can fall pregnant if you have endometriosis, You can listen to the podcast here -> https://www.kinderling.com.au/kinderling-conversation/endometriosis-pregnancy-heba-shaheed-physiotherapist Heba Shaheed is a pelvic specialist and physiotherapist. She also has endometriosis and has a baby, so she’s well placed to talk about starting a family when you…

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6 Essential Women’s Health Checks Every Mom Needs in 2018

Regardless of whether you’re a new mom or a long-time mom, here are some essential women’s health checks you should schedule for 2018. From pelvic floor checks to hormone checks, period checks and mental health checks, we’ve got you covered. 1. Pelvic Floor & Pelvic Organ Prolapse Check Did you know that women’s health physiotherapists…

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Constipation and Pelvic Floor Dyssynergia – What Do They Have In Common?

What is Pelvic Floor Dyssynergia? Pelvic floor dyssynergia is known by many different names including: anismus, puborectalis dyssynergia, paradoxical puborectalis, obstructive defecation, dyssynergic defecation, pelvic outlet obstruction, and pelvic floor dysfunction. To put it simply the pelvic floor muscles are overactive, tight or non-relaxing.   Watch this video on The Overactive Pelvic Floor   What…

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How You Should Poop

Did you know that there is a proper way to poop? That’s right, you’ve probably been pooping wrong for most of your life. If you have issues with constipation, straining, haemorrhoids or fissures, it could be because of the way you poop. You should be emptying your bowels on a daily basis, and it should…

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6 Simple Exercises to Ease Endometriosis

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1 in 10 women suffer from endometriosis with an estimated 176 million women affected worldwide. Women with endometriosis often experience many different forms of pain including period pain, pelvic pain, ovulation pain, painful sex, painful urination, pain with bowel movements, and nerve pain. As a pelvic pain physiotherapist, I treat a lot of women with endometriosis. Endometriosis is a condition where the…

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From Endometriosis & Chronic Pelvic Pain To Empowerment & Vitality

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Not many years ago, I had barely even heard about endometriosis, until I embraced the world of pelvic floor physiotherapy / women’s health physical therapy. And as fate would have it, discovered that a lot of my own pain actually linked back to endometriosis. Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women and 176 million women worldwide suffer…

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