Bowel Leaks & Constipation

Bowels refer to the lower part of the digestive system, including the small intestine, large intestine (colon), and rectum, where waste products are processed and eliminated from the body. Constipation is a common digestive issue characterised by infrequent or difficult bowel movements. Constipation can have a significant impact on the pelvic floor, which is a group of muscles, ligaments, and connective tissues that provide support to the pelvic organs, including the bladder, uterus, and rectum. The pelvic floor muscles play a crucial role in maintaining continence, supporting pelvic organs, and facilitating bowel movements. When constipation occurs, it can affect the pelvic floor in the following ways: Straining, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Pelvic Pain.

  1. Bladder issues are not only a concern for women; many men experience a variety of bladder-related problems as well
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  3. Bladder problems encompass a range of issues that affect the normal function of the bladder, which is the organ responsible for storing and releasing urine. These problems can manifest as a variety of symptoms and conditions.
  4. A sensitive bladder, also known as an overactive bladder (OAB), is a condition characterized by a sudden and frequent need to urinate. If you develop a sensitive bladder, you experience urinary urgency, meaning you feel a strong and compelling need to pee
  5. Kegel exercises are one of the best ways to eradicate bladder weakness.
  6. Beating constipation is not only vital for gut health but also for maintaining a robust pelvic floor. Dalia Maori suggests the following strategies
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