Posts Tagged ‘Pelvic floor muscles’

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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Vaginismus and How the Use of Vaginal Dilators Can Help

What is Vaginismus? Vaginismus is a condition wherein the vaginal muscles contract persistently or involuntarily. These painful contractions can range from mildly uncomfortable to extremely painful and usually happen whenever: A partner attempts vaginal penetration during sexual intercourse. A woman tries to insert a tampon. The vaginal area or the surrounding area is touched. Vaginismus…

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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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5 Exercises Every Woman Must Do 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 Eager to get rid of your pregnancy belly? A great post-baby body…

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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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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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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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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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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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