Sex. A vital component in most intimate relationships. It helps to keep both parties happy and healthy - inside and out. But, what should you do when getting hard becomes hard? Read on to learn more.
A pelvic floor problem, such as incontinence or bladder weakness, can stop you from embracing your sexuality and can cause a heavy strain on intimate relationships. The sexual positions that you perform can actually worsen the problem rather than boosting your relationship.
Do not fear, this doesn’t mean you need to dig a grave for your sex life! The team at Kegel8 have compiled a comprehensive list of the most comfortable and exciting sex positions for those who suffer from a form of incontinence or bladder weakness.
Urinary incontinence can dampen your sex life in more ways than one. It’s hard not to feel like you’re the only one who’s going through the issue. But you’re not alone – 1 in 3 women have daily leakage episodes. So how can you tackle the problem? Read this blog to learn more.
Using a probe when stimulating your pelvic floor is like sat-nav for your pelvic floor muscles. Performing manual Kegels is all well and good if you know how to do them correctly – but using a probe is the best way to guide you in the right direction.
Kegel8 probes come in a variety of shapes and sizes – all designed with a unique way of targeting your pelvic floor. But, how can you ensure that your probe will stand the test of time? Read this blog to learn more.
Looseness and lack of pelvic floor muscle strength can reduce the intimate sensation experienced for a woman and her partner. Without this strength, or ‘squeeze-ability’, achieving an orgasm may be difficult. Sexual intimacy is often vital within a relationship, but when it becomes hindered by ‘looseness’ or a lack of sensation, your relationship may suffer as a result.
Read this blog to learn how to prevent and treat this common pelvic health issue.
Women are complex. Not just our minds! Our bodies are extremely complex, like men, only different. There are a large number of organs in a small space in our pelvis. The bladder, the womb, ovaries and intestines are all within this bony space sitting above the pelvic floor. In a woman’s lifetime she may go through pregnancy, childbirth, heavy lifting, sports, weight gain and the delicate pelvic organs are all supported by this muscle group.
In this blog, Dr Louise Wiseman writes about why you should consider Kegel8 for pelvic health treatment.
Pelvic floor exercises are a vital part of your exercise routine. By keeping the pelvic floor strong, you can help to guarantee continence, a lesser risk of pelvic organ prolapse and greater intimacy between you and your partner.
Read on to learn how to measure the strength of your pelvic floor.
Kegel exercises are as important as any other form of exercise when looking to improve and maintain a healthy body. They help especially to strengthen the pelvic floor and reduce the likelihood of bladder leakage. Yet only 38% of women who suffer from urinary incontinence admit to exercising their pelvic floor.
Magda Pegowska, a health and fitness YouTuber, suffered from light incontinence following childbirth but didn’t see any problem with it – until the issue worsened over time and developed into a prolapse. But, Magda was determined to take control of her bladder health. This is her story…
University Professor, Mohamed Abdel-fattah, admitted that he failed to declare £100,000 funding from mesh manufacturer.
Professor Abdel-fattah led the 2012 study that concluded that no patients suffered from thigh pain three years after mesh surgery.
After allegations of research misconduct, a correction to the study was published containing a link to the Professor's own declaration of interests. Thisincludes receiving money from various mesh manufacturers (including Ethicon and Coloplast) for being a consultant and trainer for mesh manufacturers.
By now, we all know the importance of the pelvic floor in relation to incontinence. Yet only 38% of women who suffer from urinary incontinence admit to exercising their pelvic floor. Only 1 in 3 women speak to their doctor about urinary leakage; with 22% of women not even viewing incontinence as a health problem!
Sophie Claus began to suffer from incontinence following a total hysterectomy at age 32. But, she wasn't going to let the incontinence take over. This is her story...