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...
Kegels – you’ve heard them, hell you might have even tried them. But are they working for you – how can you tell?
There are a range of devices on the market that can help improve the strength of your pelvic floor, but how do you know if you really need one?
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Water. We know we should be drinking it, we know how important it is to our health, but it’s just so easy to forget. With our busy lifestyles and hectic schedules, it’s hard to find room for bladder health reminders.
Perhaps you've invested in a fancy water bottle that reminds you when you need to drink, or you may casually sip coffee throughout the day, but do you know if you need to drink more? Read this blog to learn more…
As the temperature slowly begins to creep up, it starts to dawn on us that summertime is arriving. It’s normally around now that your panic about achieving a ‘beach body’ sets in. But whether you want to look good in a swimsuit, or feel good and healthy – exercise is key.
You’ve done the crunches, sweated in squats and god, please don’t remind us of the plank. But there’s vital muscles that you may be forgetting when getting summer-ready.
Cycling is a great activity to stay fit and healthy. However, it comes at a price. Cycling is not the kindest sport to your vulva and vagina – potentially taking a toll on your pelvic floor.
In cycling, a strong pelvic floor can help contribute to core strength and improved breathing. But, it’s not all smiles and rainbows. Core strength can be hard to maintain if riding a bicycle can pose a detrimental threat to the pelvic floor itself.
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