Pelvic Pain

5 Signs You Have Vaginismus

Some women experience involuntary contraction and tightening of the vaginal muscles, causing them discomfort or pain. The condition is called vaginismus and affects many aspects of a woman’s life. But what causes vaginismus? What are the symptoms? What are the available treatment options? Keep reading the next sections to find out! What is Vaginismus? Vaginismus…

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The Top 5 Yoga Exercises to Stretch your Hips

Tight hips, while very common in today’s predominantly sedentary culture which involves us sitting down in front of our desks for long hours every day, can lead to a host of problems. For one, it can cause the misalignment of the spine, leading to lower back pain or even injury. Hip joints are a type…

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Has anyone told you about pelvic pain?

A little something you should know before your third trimester: pelvic pain is a thing (and a common thing at that). Whether it starts as a niggling pain in your hips, or makes sitting (yes, sitting) uncomfortable, pelvic pain is one of those things they forgot to mention in the glowing pregnancy brochures. Add it…

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Are high heels bad for my back?

More often than not, women love high heels in order to look leaner, taller, and smarter especially during special occasions. Although high heels are often extremely uncomfortable and have a stigma of being bad for your overall health, this does not stop women from wearing them regularly or even daily in some cases.   So,…

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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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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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Everything you need to know about Bladder Pain Syndrome

Bladder pain syndrome (BPS), painful bladder syndrome, or interstitial cystitis is a chronic condition of the bladder that can cause severe pain or pressure below the navel. Symptoms could be constant or go away and return every now and then.     BPS can cause a wide range of symptoms of varying intensities. It often…

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Meditate

Meditation is not just simply sitting down thinking of nothing or relaxing and breathing in and out. It can be defined in many ways and have different types, but basically, it is stopping the thought process and focusing on awareness such as in breathing. The aim is to achieve a state of thoughtless awareness of…

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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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