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By Kegel8 1 May 2015 70 Views
Tissues at the ready - it's Hay Fever Season!

Tissues at the ready - it's Hay Fever Season!

Spring has definitely sprung and whilst we feel energised by the lighter nights and the bright mornings, there's no getting away from the dreaded allergies that this time of year brings for so many of us! Our eyes are leaking, our nose is leaking and more annoyingly, our bladder is leaking! But let's turn this into a positive...
By Kegel8 29 April 2014 116 Views
Hay Fever and Your Pelvic Floor

Hay Fever and Your Pelvic Floor

The sun is shining through the Kegel8 office windows and it’s clear that spring has most definitely sprung! We love the lighter nights and light mornings, but along with the sun comes allergies, and more specifically, thanks to the rise in pollen counts as the plants start to bloom, hay fever, which affects more than 10 million of us in England alone[1]. That’s almost one in five of us who suffer yearly coughs, watery eyes and the almost-constant sneezing that comes with the rise in pollen counts. For most of us, hay fever is an inconvenience that can be controlled with simple over-the-counter remedies, but for those of us suffering from pelvic floor weakness, it’s a whole different story…
By Kegel8 27 April 2014 146 Views
Allergy Awareness Week 2014 - Kegel8 & Nickel Allergies

Allergy Awareness Week 2014 - Kegel8 & Nickel Allergies

Monday 28th April sees the start of Allergy Awareness Week, and we’re raising awareness of nickel allergies. Do you find that after wearing metal jewellery your skin becomes red, itchy or inflamed? Are you one of the many women who can only wear gold because anything less will leave your ears sore? Or, do you find that the button on your jeans leaves you with a red mark on your stomach? Chances are, this is your skin having an adverse reaction to the nickel in the metal, but many women don’t realise that they have a nickel allergy until they use their Kegel8 for the first time and find that they experience discomfort due to the nickel found in medical grade probes. But we've found the solution…
By Kegel8 13 September 2013 127 Views
Do I Have a Nickel Allergy?

Do I Have a Nickel Allergy?

You may find after wearing metal jewellery that your skin becomes inflamed, red and itchy around the area where the metal was touching it. This is your skin having an adverse reaction to nickel; it’s an incredibly common allergy in the UK and can affect you at any age. However many women don’t realise they have a nickel allergy until they use their Kegel8 for the first time and experience itching and discomfort as a result of the nickel in the electrodes on their probe.