• vitamins to avoid
    Nutrition

    Vitamins To Avoid For A Healthier Bladder

    We’re often told to take a vitamin for one thing or another so we can feel our absolute best. And so we take vitamin so-and-so and the other vitamin our friend recommended that one day at brunch because well, when have vitamins ever been bad for you? Spoiler alert! The truth is that some vitamins, supplements, and minerals can actually do more damage than good when it comes to bladder health. So if you want to keep your bladder nice, right, and tight (no pun intended), then read on to find out how some of the vitamins we think will only do good to our bodies may actually be vitamins to…

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    Mind & Mood

    Brain Fog, Be Gone: Your How-To Guide

    Having a bit of trouble remembering that address you needed? Or maybe you can’t remember if you already paid the electricity bill. What you’re experiencing might actually be brain fog. Brain fog is a common and very tedious symptom of menopause that can spring up when you least expect it. And no, brain fog does not mean literal precipitation passing through your brain, though it might feel like it at times. Is Brain Fog A Real Thing? The short answer is yes. Brain fog is indeed a real thing, and it usually starts to affect you in the perimenopause stage right before your period stops with menopause. With brain fog,…

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    Fitness

    Walking The Magic Line By 99 Walks

    Our friends at 99 Walks know that something magical happens when you take a walk. Your burdens get lighter, mind is clearer, breath becomes deeper, and your body, well, just feels better. They’re here today to share 12 of the benefits you might experience through the magic of walking. Take it away, friends! #1 Walking Lifts Your Spirits And Reduces Stress Exercise reduces levels of the stress-hormone cortisol and increases the trifecta of happy hormones: endorphins, serotonin, and dopamine. A walk is a powerful, all-natural mood booster! #2 Improve Bladder Control Regular and consistent physical exercise, like walking, is a proven way to reduce urinary incontinence. Aim for 30 minutes…

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    Incontinence

    Bladder Leak Products Your Spritz Needs

    Picture this: you’re enjoying lunch with your girlfriends, having a nice chat about who so-and-so is dating that you totally did not see coming when suddenly, you feel it. It. Your legs lock together, and you think to yourself, not again. You wait a few seconds, excuse yourself in the middle of the conversation, and rush to the nearest bathroom and realize that yep, there goes another pair of underwear ruined for the day. It can be tedious to deal with bladder leaks on the daily. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Let’s dive into some bladder leak products that your bladder, and yourself, will definitely thank you…

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    Vaginal Health

    Vaginitis: What’s Goin’ On Down There?

    Vaginal health is an important part of your overall health. But, it is also an uncomfortable topic for many women to talk about. Unfortunately, because we keep most things regarding our vaginas on the hush-hush, many common problems tend to get swept under the rug. However, not to worry, because we’ve got you covered! We’re here to bring some of these not-so-comfortable conversations front and center so you can ensure everything down there is in tip-top shape. In this piece, we’re going to discuss a common vaginal quandary known as vaginitis. Keep reading to learn exactly what it is and what you can do about it.  What Is Vaginitis?  To learn…

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    Incontinence

    Urinary Retention: When The Gotta-Go Won’t

    Ladies, it’s interesting how almost all of us have struggled or currently struggle with our trips to the bathroom, but each of our struggles are a little different. For instance, some of us are rushing to the bathroom several times an hour with a burning urgency to pee and then not able to go. Sounds irritating, right? Then others are able to get to the bathroom in time, but are only able to pee a little at a time. Then there’s some of us that feel as if even after we’ve gone that our bladder still feels uncomfortably full. Well, all of these examples could fall under the broad umbrella…

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    Incontinence

    Top Disposal Tips Every Woman Needs To Know

    It’s almost a right of passage as a woman to learn the trick that will keep our feminine secrets concealed. We’re taught it by our mothers, grandmothers, sisters, or aunts. However it’s learned, the universal trick of folding our pads inside the wrappers they come in is a piece of shared knowledge amongst women about these items’ disposal. But what happens when we graduate from menstrual pads? When we need to toss our bladder leak products in a way that is discreet, conceals odor, and keeps our private business, well, private? With bladder leak pads and underwear, the process of disposing of products while out and about, or even at…

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    Incontinence

    Pelvic Floor Dysfunction & How To Help

    You may have heard one of your doctors mention the term pelvic floor dysfunction. And your response may have been a puzzled shrug of your shoulders or a bemused “what?” Below, we try to take the what and mystery out of pelvic floor dysfunction. We’ll also talk about the symptoms you may experience with it. Plus, even more importantly, we touch on some ways that you can successfully address these symptoms and get back to your happiest and healthiest self.  What Is Pelvic Floor Dysfunction?  The first thing you need to know is that a series of small muscles line your pelvic floor. In addition to these muscles, it also…

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    Vaginal Health

    Treat Vaginal Odor: Beating It At Its Own Game

    Vaginal odor is one of those topics that you may cringe talking about, even with your doctor. This silence may leave you puzzled about what is normal and what is not. With over 2,100 scent molecules that create the smell of the vagina, it’s hard to know if your smell is okay. If you’re noticing a scent that you’re not quite comfortable with, there are a few things you could do. Keep reading to learn five great tips to minimize and hopefully treat vaginal odor.  #1 Avoid Using Perfumed Or Scented Soap  When you notice a change in your vaginal odor, you may be tempted to start using perfumed soaps…

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    Nutrition

    Vitamin D: Sunshine For Your Bladder

    In our younger years, it wasn’t uncommon to hear our parents tell us to drink milk, which is full of vitamin D, for strong bones and teeth. Fast forward to today, we’re now encouraging you to take vitamin D to alleviate bladder leaks. Yep, that’s right! Vitamin D is one of the most important vitamins for our overall health and well-being. But, to be honest, a lot of people don’t know much about how it helps us. In addition, many of us are actually deficient in this vitamin. So, let’s go ahead and uncover why the magical vitamin is important and how in the world it can help you with…