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.
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...
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…
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.
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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?
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…
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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.
Your pelvic floor is one of the most important parts of your body. Your pelvic floor is a collection of muscles, fibres and ligaments that work together to support your pelvic organs.
The main way of keeping these muscles strong is to perform Kegels (pelvic floor exercises). These are exercises that work by contracting and relaxing the pelvic floor muscles.
But, can you strengthen your pelvic floor without Kegels? Learn more in this blog...