The 21st December marks Winter Solstice in the UK – meaning that we will be plunged into darkness for what feels like a lifetime… Ok, well not quite. But today of all days is when we will experience fewer hours in the sunlight and longer in the darkness.
But, one thing that we can’t leave in the dark is our pelvic floor! Read on to learn how you can shine a light on your pelvic floor this winter.
From injecting blood into your vaginal wall, to finding a wasp nest to be your vagina’s next victim, women try the most bizarre trends to improve or rejuvenate their vaginas. But just how revolutionary are these trends, and how can you improve your vagina with a smaller budget? Read the blog to find out more.
Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise. In fact, 10.5 million people in Britain choose to exercise by running.
But when your fitness regime is compromised by a pelvic floor disorder such as stress urinary incontinence, it can become difficult to maintain motivation.
Are you a physiotherapist that has found the perfect product to relieve a patient’s symptoms, but unsure as to whether you’re allowed to recommend it? Don’t worry, Kegel8 have the answer for all physiotherapists out there!
Physiotherapy departments and private practices often lend out medical devices, such as electrical stimulation devices, biofeedback machines, and TENS units. Physios can give advice on the safe and effective use of products and devices to enhance exercise rehabilitation, assist with posture, and relieve pain.
As soon as we begin to walk, the involuntary loss of urine is socially stigmatising. Whether this is in school, at work, or in the nursing home – incontinence is a taboo that we must hide.
We can go to great lengths to hide the fact that we suffer from urinary incontinence. We wear black – wet patches will be less noticeable. We use sanitary protection products – we’d rather pad the problem than talk about it! Sound like you? It’s time to face the music and end your suffering once and for all. Read on to learn all about how incontinence affects us when we age.
Imagine – you’re laying, all cosied up, in your bed. You’ve just got into a comfortable position and have drifted into dreamland. Then, wham! That pesky little bladder of yours wants to go on a midnight adventure to the bathroom. Sure, it’d be ok if it was a one off – but no! You find yourself taking trips to the bathroom maybe twice or more each night!
If this is all too familiar, and you are the thing going bump in the night, you may be suffering from nocturia.
When that time of the month rolls around, it can often feel tedious but it’s something we just put up with. Yet for millions of girls around the world, their monthly cycle marks a time of dread and worry.
40 million women and girls around the world are affected by period poverty. Period poverty occurs when women do not buy basic menstruation products because they are unable to afford them. This often causes a significant impact on women’s mental health, intimate relationships, and financial situation.
Tina was suffering with a grade 3 prolapse that was stopping her from attending her spin class.
Unable to perform manual pelvic floor exercises, Tina found Kegel8. After 3 weeks of use, Tina is back at her spin class and enjoying better bedroom antics as an unexpected bonus!
Read this blog to discover Tina's journey with Kegel8...
How many hours per day do you spend looking down at your phone? More than you probably think. Leaning your head just 60 degrees forwards can add up to 60lbs of pressure to your neck and spine.
Have a read and learn all about text neck, the dangers, and how to prevent it with Kegel exercises in the blog below.
Action Will be Taken to Deliver Improved Reproductive Health Services in 2019 - Public Health England
Following the debate on menopause in the House of Commons last month, Kegel8 wrote letters to the MP’s involved, thanking them for compassion and enthusiasm to bring the menopause and its symptoms out of the tabooed shadows and into the spotlight. Kegel8 also highlighted some of the other issues women face during the menopause, such as incontinence, that were not highlighted during the debate.
Recently, we received a response on behalf of Nigel Adams MP.