There aren't many things you can do that are worse for your health than smoking. From coughing and bad breath to lung cancer, it's all bad news! One downside many people don't know about is the increased risk of pelvic floor disorders.
Every time you cough your pelvic floor gets strained; if you have a chronic smoker's cough then this can eventually lead to incontinence and prolapse! Use our tips to help you quit.
Confused by all the conflicting information that's out there on how to start exercising again safely after giving birth?
Follow our 4 tips to get back out there while reducing your risk of pelvic problems.
There are countless stories in the media about famous women regaining their pre-baby bodies months or even weeks after giving birth. Usually a sign that the woman in question is about to release an exercise dvd, these sorts of stories have had a big effect on how ‘normal’ women feel about their bodies.
But what if your reason for wanting to hit the gym isn’t to slim down, but because you genuinely love exercise?
Pelvic organ prolapse affects 30-40% of women at some point in their lives, but nobody talks about it! This is a massive shame, as there are steps you can take to prevent it from happening that most women are unaware of.
Read on to learn all about this nasty condition and how you can make sure it doesn’t happen to you.
Living with incontinence is so expensive - a year's supply of incontinence pads will cost you around £305! We've got a way you can cure your incontinence in only 12 weeks, for less than the price of a coffee per day!
Learn more in this blog...
Do you suffer from incredibly painful periods? One in ten women has endometriosis, but it’s under-diagnosed and often brushed off as ‘just’ being period pain.
Read our guide and see if the symptoms match your experience – there’s no need to put up with the pain any longer!
Where does the term ‘Kegel’ come from? Kegel exercises are named after the man who invented them – Dr. Arnold Kegel. Read on to find out how he became a pelvic floor pioneer…
Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle website GOOP has become a major part of popular culture in the last few years. From fashion tips to healthy recipes, you can copy every part of Gwyneth’s life. We’re a big fan of some of her advice – she’s championed pelvic health and made a big effort to educate women on their pelvic floors.
But some of Gwyneth’s ideas are a little… out there. Read on to find out which tips you should definitely not follow – and which you should!
Elaine Miller is a pelvic floor physiotherapist and stand up comedian - not a combination you see every day! Since qualifying as a physio in 1993 she has worked at her practice in Edinburgh while also touring the world to educate people on pelvic health in a way that's friendly, accessible and hilarious.
As a friend of Kegel8 she has told us her top 16 kegel rules. They're easy to follow and will give you a chuckle while helping you protect your pelvic floor!
BEAC Med probes are some of our bestsellers - and with good reason! BEAC Med are an Italian company who have been developing and producing medical equipment of the finest quality since 1981.
Some shocking new research carried out on their probes has led us to be even more keen on them than ever - giving them our official Kegel8 seal of approval! Read on to find out why...