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By Kegel8 23 February 2017 125 Views No comments
The Truth About Running After Childbirth

The Truth About Running After Childbirth

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?

By Kegel8 16 February 2017 154 Views
What Is Pelvic Organ Prolapse? Your Essential Guide

What Is Pelvic Organ Prolapse? Your Essential Guide

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.

By Kegel8 8 February 2017 105 Views
How to Ditch Incontinence Pads for Good in Only 12 Weeks!

How to Ditch Incontinence Pads for Good in Only 12 Weeks!

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...

By Kegel8 3 February 2017 147 Views
What is Endometriosis? Get the Facts About This Painful Disease

What is Endometriosis? Get the Facts About This Painful Disease

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!

By Kegel8 2 February 2017 337 Views
Who Invented Kegels? The Story of Arnold Kegel

Who Invented Kegels? The Story of Arnold Kegel

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…

By Kegel8 19 January 2017 178 Views
Vaginal Steaming to Jade Eggs - Avoid These Funny Fanny Fads!

Vaginal Steaming to Jade Eggs - Avoid These Funny Fanny Fads!

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!

By Kegel8 11 January 2017 321 Views
16 Exclusive Pelvic Floor Secrets from Hilarious Kegel Comic Elaine Miller

16 Exclusive Pelvic Floor Secrets from Hilarious Kegel Comic Elaine Miller

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!

By Kegel8 4 January 2017 130 Views
BEAC Med Probes Are Now Kegel8 Approved!

BEAC Med Probes Are Now Kegel8 Approved!

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...

By Kegel8 12 December 2016 121 Views
Think Leaks Are Normal? They're Not! How to Talk to Your Doctor About UI

Think Leaks Are Normal? They're Not! How to Talk to Your Doctor About UI

If you leak when you laugh or feel sudden uncontrollable urges to urinate (sometimes resulting in accidents) then you’re not alone. Incontinence is hugely common in women – 42% of women under the age of 50 have it in some form, with numbers even higher for over 50s.

But so many of those women don’t get help. Such a shame when there are treatments that can totally cure their symptoms! Which of these excuses have you been using to avoid the doctor?

By Kegel8 12 December 2016 253 Views
Nocturia: How to Stop Needing to Pee at Night

Nocturia: How to Stop Needing to Pee at Night

Nocturia is the fancy medical name for ‘peeing at night’. It’s normal to have to get up and go to the toilet during the night once in a while. But if you find yourself getting up every night, multiple times then you have a problem.

Read on to find out how you can fix this night-time annoyance once and for all!