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1 August 2018 27 Views
Why is the Pelvic Floor Important?

Why is the Pelvic Floor Important?

You’ve probably heard of Kegel (pelvic floor) exercises by now, but do you know the importance of them? Your pelvic floor muscles are important for your posture, the control of your bladder and bowel, and childbirth. In this first instalment of ‘The Pelvic Floor’, physiotherapist, Amanda Savage, talks to Stephanie Taylor, Founder and Managing Director of Kegel8, about the value of the pelvic floor and the functions that it must perform on a daily basis.

30 July 2018 68 Views
It's Time You Told a Friend

It's Time You Told a Friend

A problem shared is a problem halved, and even if you are not suffering with a pelvic floor disorder, why are you keeping this pelvic health knowledge to yourself!

Share this introduction to the pelvic floor with your friends (both female and male) to share its importance in your everyday life.

27 July 2018 278 Views
Beginners Guide to PMDD – Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Beginners Guide to PMDD – Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Co-founder of Vicious Cycle, Laura Murphy, writes our beginners guide to the hugely distressing, under-diagnosed menstrual disorder - Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD).

PMDD is thought to affect between 3-8% of women and AFAB individuals – that’s around 1 in 20!

15% of sufferers attempt suicide or take their life…this is no PMS.

2 July 2018 83 Views
Your Guide to Pelvic Health This Summer

Your Guide to Pelvic Health This Summer

The 21st June was the first day of summer, meaning we can finally say that summer is here! In the UK we've already been enjoying the longer days and BBQ sausages in May's warm weather, but with the school holidays approaching you might now be wondering how to incorporate your pelvic health into the change of routine?

Well look no further, we've put together 5 top tips to help you look after your pelvic floor this summer.

11 May 2018 40 Views
Did you know that 1 in 3 women suffer from a pelvic floor issue?

Did you know that 1 in 3 women suffer from a pelvic floor issue?

Your pelvic floor muscles do a lot for you; they support all of your pelvic organs, they help stabilise and support your spine, they help guide your baby during childbirth, they even contribute to your relationship by being responsible for the intimate sensations.

Many women are understandably embarrassed to discuss any issues they have with their pelvic health, due to the private nature and perceived stigma of the symptoms. But if you are suffering, you're far from alone. With 1 in 3 women suffering from a pelvic floor disorder during their life time.

By Kegel8 30 January 2018 63 Views
Kegel8 features in Health & Wellbeing Magazine

Kegel8 features in Health & Wellbeing Magazine

Here at Kegel8, as many of you will know, we are extremely passionate about your pelvic floor health and we want as many people as possible to be blessed with the knowledge that will ensure they too will have a healthy pelvic floor.
By Kegel8 22 January 2018 135 Views
Why a Loose Vagina can Damage Your Quality of Life

Why a Loose Vagina can Damage Your Quality of Life

Women seem to have an obsession with not having a loose vagina, mostly for the sake of their sex life, but this reason shouldn't overshadow other medical ones that can ruin your day to day life...
By Kegel8 9 January 2018 102 Views
Kegel8 Supplement Launch to go Hand-in-Hand with Pelvic Health

Kegel8 Supplement Launch to go Hand-in-Hand with Pelvic Health

Kegels are the best way to keep your pelvic floor in tip top condition, but there are supplements that work alongside Kegels to make your pelvic floor even more strong and healthy.
By Kegel8 8 January 2018 146 Views
New Year, New Pelvic Floor

New Year, New Pelvic Floor

The muscles you need to remember to exercise in 2018.

During Christmas it's very easy to overindulge. In fact, on average, people put on half a stone over the festive period according to British Dietetic Association. While most of us see this as par for the course with all the huge dinners we've put away, this weight gain can have a negative effect on your pelvic floor health. Even a small amount of weight gain can provoke the onset of issues such as stress incontinence caused by a weakened pelvic floor.

By Kegel8 19 December 2017 166 Views
Wondering Which Probe is Right For You?

Wondering Which Probe is Right For You?

It can be difficult to know which probe is right for you, which is why we have created this easy guide to choosing the right probe for you.