If you are here, chances are you have experience the frustration and embarrassment that is leaking urine while you are running. It could have been a little or it could have completely soaked your pants. Anyway you look at it, leaking while running is downright miserable. The leaking is better known as stress urinary incontinence. … Read more Can you run a leak free 5K?
Struggling with incontinence can often feel like an isolating and lonely problem. Women don't talk about it or admit to it, rather it is swept under the rug or joked about in passing. 43% of women 50-64 struggle with leaking and 51% of women ages 65-80.
Do you have the urge to go to the bathroom every time you pick up your keys to leave the house? If that is you, stop going to the bathroom "just in case." Responding to a trigger, such as picking up your keys, by going straight to the bathroom reinforces that habit in your brain.
Have you stopped drinking liquid to avoid filling your bladder and avoid having leaks? This behavior backfires because drinking too little water causes the urine that is in your bladder to become extremely concentrated and irritating to your bladder. This signals urges as well as puts you at higher risk for bladder irritation and pain.
Your pelvic floor muscles should be completely relaxed when you urinate to completely empty your bladder. Leaving urine in your bladder can lead to irritation, infection, and a whole host of problems.
Hi Ladies! Are you a busy mom who is struggling with a condition like diastasis recti (abdominal separation)? Any mother who has been asked, “When is your baby due?” AFTER she has already had her baby completely understands this and how frustrating it can be. IS MY DIASTASIS RECTI TREATABLE? The answer is yes, if … Read more Is my Diastasis Recti treatable?
What difference does a good foundation make? About a year our house was completed, we noticed large diagonal cracks were forming above the doors. We patched the cracks and then three months later noticed they reappeared and were slowly getting bigger and bigger. Nail pops in the ceiling came next, followed by doors that would … Read more Don’t Ignore Your Pelvic Floor
If you are a woman, chances are you and kegels have crossed paths before. Kegels have traditionally been the ONLY exercise prescribed to women trying to recover after giving birth. Unfortunately, studies have shown that pelvic floor muscle training programs (kegels) are successful for only about 55% of women. So what about the other 45%? As a … Read more Kegels Not Working For You? 3 Reasons Why