Blog

Swipe to the left
20 September 2019 4 Views
The Role of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in the Rehabilitation of the Pelvic Floor Muscles

The Role of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in the Rehabilitation of the Pelvic Floor Muscles

Pelvic floor dysfunction is a common problem, particularly for women. A weakness in the pelvic floor muscles can lead to one or more disorders developing, such as urinary incontinence or a pelvic organ prolapse. To combat this, it is advised that the pelvic floor muscles are exercised to strengthen them and help them become more supportive. However, more than 30% of women are unable to detect their pelvic floor muscles to produce an effective contraction. The introduction of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) in pelvic healthcare poses a significant benefit in the rehabilitation of the pelvic floor muscles.

9 September 2019 30 Views No comments
Fertility Superstitions Around the World

Fertility Superstitions Around the World

Periods causing flowers to die? Bird poo is good luck? It’s safe to say we’ve had a LOT of weird superstitions throughout time. To some they are ludicrous, and to some they’re habit – but what’s clear is that a lot of them concern women.

Most commonly, women were (and still are) faced with a ton of bizarre superstitions throughout pregnancy. That’s why Kegel8 have gathered our most favourite, weird and downright crazy fertility superstitions across the world.

Read this blog to discover more...

3 September 2019 108 Views No comments
The Ultimate Guide to Prolonging Your Sex Life

The Ultimate Guide to Prolonging Your Sex Life

Don’t believe the rumours – you CAN have a satisfying sex life no matter your age. Of course as we grow older the hurdles get higher, but anticipating and preparing for them can help you come out on top.

Contrary to popular belief, couples in their 60s, 70s and even 80s still have sex. It’s natural, normal and even healthy. But how can you ensure a long lifetime of rewarding sex for both you and your partner? Follow these top tips from Kegel8…

26 August 2019 100 Views No comments
Top Tips on Travelling with Incontinence

Top Tips on Travelling with Incontinence

Planning some time away from the comfort of your own home can be difficult if you suffer from bladder weakness. But, this doesn’t mean that you can’t travel if you suffer from incontinence. As long as you plan carefully and meticulously, there’s no reason why you can’t swap rainy England for a bit of summer sun.

Discover more in this blog...

22 August 2019 676 Views No comments
Can Kegels Improve Sensation 'Down There'?

Can Kegels Improve Sensation 'Down There'?

Your pelvic floor muscles do a LOT for you. They support all of your pelvic organs, aid in childbirth, control your bladder and bowel, but did you know that they are also responsible for your intimate sensations?

16 August 2019 100 Views No comments
Can Kegel Exercises Boost Your Orgasms? A Women's Health Physiotherapist Gives Her Opinion

Can Kegel Exercises Boost Your Orgasms? A Women's Health Physiotherapist Gives Her Opinion

Do Kegel exercises really improve your intimate wellbeing? Can they guarantee you stronger orgasms and greater sensation?

Discover more in this blog written by Chartered Physiotherapist, Christien Bird.

12 August 2019 63 Views No comments
Why You’re Never Too Young to Look After Your Pelvic Health

Why You’re Never Too Young to Look After Your Pelvic Health

Old or young, you’ve probably heard of Kegel exercises. This simple exercise involves contracting your pelvic floor muscles to build strength and tone over time. The benefits of a strong pelvic floor are endless, but is there an age limit for Kegel exercising? Aren’t Kegels for older women?

To put it simply, NO!

Read this blog to discover why...

9 August 2019 73 Views No comments
Should You Swim Whilst Wearing a Menstrual Cup?

Should You Swim Whilst Wearing a Menstrual Cup?

Searches for ‘menstrual cups’ have doubled in the past ten years as more and more generations are opting to switch to a form of period protection that is good for their bank account and good for the environment.

Products, like the Kegel8 Menstrual Cup, are safe and easy ways to manage your period. With the ability to hold 5x the amount of discharge compared to tampons and pads, AND long-lasting (10 hour!) protection, why haven’t you already made the switch?!

But, of course, with such an important routine change comes many questions; including, can you swim with a menstrual cup?

Read this blog to learn more...

5 August 2019 125 Views No comments
Coping With a Sexless Marriage (+ How to Fix It)

Coping With a Sexless Marriage (+ How to Fix It)

When you’re new into a relationship sex feels easy, exciting, fun, and most importantly, natural. So it can be disheartening when the drive and pleasure flip, and you find yourself having to work harder to achieve a successful outcome for the both of you.

More times than not, this can lead to your marriage becoming completely barren and the most action you get is pushing the other out of bed for snoring. But can a sexless marriage be fixed?

Read this blog to discover more…

2 August 2019 69 Views No comments
The Major Risk Of Sleeping and Wearing a Sanitary Pad (+ How to Prevent It)

The Major Risk Of Sleeping and Wearing a Sanitary Pad (+ How to Prevent It)

Absorbent pads are one of the most popular ways of managing bladder weakness. You simply pop on your pad and you’re good for a little jump or bump for the next few hours. But padding the problem overnight can cause more harm than you may have initially thought.

Read this blog to learn more...