Women’s Health

balance your hormones

5 Ways to Balance Your Hormones

The endocrine glands secrete hormones which are vital to several metabolic functions. When they’re out of whack, you will feel negative effects physically and emotionally. You may begin to notice symptoms such as fatigue, mood swings, irregular periods, digestive issues, and more. The good news is there are steps you can take to balance your hormones and get […]

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healthy through pregnancy

How to stay healthy through pregnancy

Pregnancy can be scary, especially for first time moms. You are now responsible for two (or more!) humans, and you want to do what is best for your kid(s). This may be hard to think about through the mood swings, cravings, nausea, swelling, and tender breasts, but exercise can be a positive outlet for expecting […]

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pelvic floor

What is the pelvic floor

THE FEMALE PELVIC FLOOR The pelvic floor consists of several layers of muscles that cover the bottom of the pelvic cavity. These muscles have several distinct roles: To support the pelvic organs, the bladder, uterus and colon within the pelvis. To assist in stopping and starting the flow of urine or the passage of gas […]

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Sexuality

I just had a very intimate talk regarding the very personal and often a taboo topic for us women of sexuality and how to optimize our experience in a very safe manner with our respective spouses. It was a very special time of sharing our personal issues and the questions that were on our minds, […]

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How to train your pelvic floor

HOW TO LOCATE THE PELVIC FLOOR MUSCLES The Urine Stop Test At the midstream of your urine flow, squeeze the pelvic floor muscles. You should feel the sensation of the openings close and the muscles pulling up and into the pelvic cavity.  If you have strong muscles you will slow or stop the stream of […]

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