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    Vaginal Health

    All About Aloe Vera & It’s Goodness

    When it comes to naming nourishing natural ingredients, you may be familiar with a little plant called Aloe. Aloe, or Aloe vera, is a powerhouse ingredient that boasts a huge number of benefits. It’s useful for everything from relieving skin irritations to helping lower your blood pressure.  Here at Lily Bird, we love this little plant and want others to know about its many benefits too. Although we’re certain you’ve heard about Aloe, you still might not be aware of all it has to offer. Read on for a quick rundown on why Aloe is such a helpful and beneficial ingredient to include in your routine.  A Little Background On…

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    Incontinence

    Why Do You Pee When You’re Scared?

    Being scared is a real thrill. You know that moment in a movie when the killer’s about to spring out on the hopeless babysitter? Or what about the exhilarating time when you walked through a haunted house? Good times, right? But do you know what’s not exhilarating? Walking out of the movie theater or haunted house with damp underwear. There’s just something about being scared that can instantly set off a “Pee!”  message in our brains, but why?  As the Halloween season begins, we’re looking to get all kinds of scared, but definitely not all kinds of wet. So to avoid the latter, let’s talk about why people pee when…

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    Vaginal Health

    Boost Vaginal Health With These 5 Tips

    Many of us don’t think about it, but the vagina is really the top boss when it comes to how we feel. If one thing is off-balance with our vagina, trust us, you can feel it in no time. So if we neglect our vaginal health or aren’t doing what we can to better it, we’re the ones stuck with the consequences. As you probably already know, there are tons of tips that you can find online about vaginal health. However, a lot of those tips may not be backed up by a reputable source. Fortunately for you, we’ve compiled a list to help you reference. So if you want…

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    Nutrition

    Naturally Help OAB With These Snazzy Tips

    Though we don’t always want to go au naturel, we do like to stick to natural ways to get relief when it comes to an overactive bladder. An overactive bladder can mean pee leaks or rushing to the bathroom every five minutes. That can help when you want to avoid someone, but not when you’re trying to hear the latest gossip on your favorite celebrity couple. If you are over the overactive bladder (see what we did there?) and want to learn more about natural ways to ease up on the leaks, or incontinence you’re experiencing, look no further. Here are some of our favorite ways to avoid the porcelain…

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    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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    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

    4th Of July Tips For Bladder Leak Freedom

    The 4th of July is right around the corner. While you’re eating a grilled feast and spending time with your loved ones, you don’t want to have to worry about that uninvited guest showing up when you least expect it. And yes, I’m talking about bladder leaks and incontinence. It’s already bad enough bladder leaks can interfere with daily life, but now we can’t even get holidays off?  You want to get lost in the rush of that one epic fireworks show without the added rush of that pesky urine leak. So what is there to do when dealing with bladder leaks on a holiday? Don’t throw in the towel…

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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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    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…

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    Incontinence

    Natural Supplements Your Bladder Is Asking For

    Preventing If you haven’t noticed yet, we are huge advocates for bladder health because we know a happy bladder means a happy you. Therefore, it’s important and beneficial to take a few extra steps in maintaining good bladder health. As you probably know, there are a ton of natural supplements out there that are said to improve our hair, skin, and nails. But, is there anything out there that also helps the bladder?  It turns out that the answer is yes! Supplements have surprising benefits that help the bladder. If you struggle with incontinence and are interested in keeping your bladder happy (which you probably are if you’re on this…