Posts Tagged ‘incontinence’

7 Tips on Managing Mastitis

Breastfeeding is another special time in a woman’s life. Aside from the benefit of continuing to nourish your baby, this is also a great way to bond and connect with each other. However, just like pregnancy, breastfeeding is not always rainbows and butterflies. While some women cannot produce enough milk for their baby, others who…

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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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5 Tips To Reduce Postnatal Incontinence

I wrote an article for Australian Women’s Health Magazine about “5 tips to reduce incontinence” read all about it here: https://www.womenshealth.com.au/how-to-reduce-postnatal-incontinence

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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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5 Common Pregnancy Complaints

Pregnancy may be classified as one of the most beautiful and natural events in a woman’s life. However, growing another human being inside your body could also be uncomfortable and difficult. Many struggles during pregnancy revolve around a woman’s changing body and pain related to pelvic health. Here are the five most common pregnancy complaints…

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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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3 Ways To Exercise Your Pelvic Floor

There are a number of different ways you can exercise your pelvic floor muscles, and it’s more than just kegels. If you’ve fallen pregnant, given birth, experienced bladder or bowel leakage (incontinence), pelvic organ prolapse or diastasis recti, pelvic floor exercises can help your body recover.     Here are 3 exercises to help you…

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3 Tips to Stop Peeing During Workouts (and Anywhere Else)

Bladder leaks during workouts are common, especially during high-impact exercise like aerobics, running and some exercises in bootcamp and crossfit. Double unders, heavy cleans and box jumps are notorious for causing wet undies. Even though peeing your pants during exercise (or any other time) might be common, it’s definitely not normal, and you can fix…

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