Erectile dysfunction affects more than 1 in 10 men in the UK. Arousing the male sexual organ is a complex process as it is. It involves the functions of the brain, hormones, emotions, muscles, nerves, and blood vessels. A problem with any one of these components can prevent erections from occurring entirely.
But, which is a better treatment - Viagra or Kegels?
One of the key requirements to achieving a strong pelvic floor is patience. Patience is key when practicing your Kegels because results are not immediate. You may still leak a little when you laugh, even after 3 weeks of exercise!
Mix patience with a healthy dose of dedication and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a strong and healthy pelvic floor. But, how long do they really take to work?
More than 1 in 2 pregnant women and mothers feel they are discriminated against when it comes to climbing the career ladder and pay rises, according to a recent survey by The Mummy MOT.
84% of women become pregnant during their lifetimes, meaning women are more than likely to fall pregnant during pivotal times in their career.
Embracing your sexuality as you age is essential. Although difficult, it’s important to accept that it may not look and feel the same ‘down there’ as it did 20 years ago.
But what can you expect for your sex life as you age?
One year ago, the use of mesh in surgeries to treat incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse was immediately stopped. Cases of extreme pain and even loss of mobility soon followed suit after thousands of women across the UK began to share their stories.
But where do we stand now?
Keeping your love life in check can face its difficulties as you grow older. For women, the menopause can take a real toll on intimacy – dryness, interest and pain are only a few things on the list that relate to sex.
For men, it’s a totally different story…
Read this blog to learn more...
One of the most important parts of your body is your pelvic floor. It helps to support your pelvic organs and control bladder and bowel function.
However, the pelvic floor is delicate, and you must take all steps necessary to protect it from damage and potential weakening.
But, how can you protect your pelvic floor from damage?
1 in 3 women are affected by urine leakage daily. Incontinence, although common, is not normal, and you do not have to pad the problem or be embarrassed to talk to your GP about your symptoms. From 17th – 23rd June, the International Continence Society and the World Federation of Incontinence Patients are running their annual World Continence Week 2019.
Wherever life takes you, mother nature is bound to follow. About to board a flight? Here she comes, prepare for turbulence. Mid-tour of some ancient ruins? Surprise, mother nature is about to ruin something else.
Travelling when you’re on your period is difficult, but menstrual cups can bring you some ease. Read this blog to learn more…
Using a menstrual cup for the first time can be a daunting experience, but it's easier than you can imagine.
Read one Kegel8's user experience with using a menstrual cup for the first time...