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!
Urge incontinence is a really tricky condition to overcome. Having an accident is so embarrassing that it’s difficult to know how to avoid going to the toilet all the time. However, this puts you in a vicious cycle as by giving in to the urge to go when you don’t need to you are training your bladder to hold less urine.
We can help! We’ve put together a bladder diary that you can use to understand your symptoms and retrain your bladder. It can also help you to see the progress that you’re making with your Kegel8! Read on for a guide to using your new bladder diary to take control of your incontinence.
The average person gains anywhere from 1-6 kg over the holiday period – that’s up to 13lb! This can have a pretty serious effect on your pelvic floor. Overweight people have a much higher likelihood of suffering from conditions like prolapse and incontinence.
You probably don’t want to totally deprive yourself of festive treats, so follow our tips to limit your Christmas weight gain without missing out on the fun!
You might have heard mums joking about how they occasionally wet themselves. This is such a common occurrence that many women don’t take it seriously. But incontinence isn’t an inevitable part of having children.
It’s a sign that someone hasn’t done their kegels! Places like France have pelvic floor rehab built into their antenatal care programmes, with every woman given help. This is why French women have far smaller rates of pelvic pain and incontinence than women in other countries. We’re here to give you all the info on how you can recover like a French ‘maman’!
Your vagina can fall out??? Yep, it’s true; vaginal prolapse is a serious condition that affects far more women than you would think. Around 40% of us will be affected by the time we reach our 60s! Prolapse is uncomfortable and painful, not to mention humiliating. It can cause symptoms like incontinence and affects your enjoyment of sex.
So how can you avoid being one of the 40%? There are a few simple lifestyle changes that will significantly reduce your risk of vaginal prolapse while improving your overall health. Read on to find out the 7 most effective ones…
Urge incontinence, or overactive bladder, affects about 15% of women of all ages. Women who suffer from this condition feel the urge to urinate when their bladder isn’t actually full. This can lead to leaks and accidents; symptoms which are really embarrassing and hard to deal with.
If you have urinary problems, it can be frustrating as the fear of having an accident gets in the way of every day life. However, there are some simple lifestyle changes you can try which will ease your risk of leaking.
Think you know how to pee? You may think that you mastered how to go to the toilet when you were 4 years old and you learned to use the potty. But loads of us are making simple mistakes all the time that are damaging our pelvic floors!
These mistakes build up over the years, leading to pelvic floor dysfunction like incontinence, prolapse and pain. If you’re doing one of these 4 things you’re at risk!
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