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    Vaginal Health

    Kegel Weights & Balls: Our Best Kept Secret

    When it comes to the pelvic floor, Kegels are the proven method that can help keep things down there nice, tight, and right. As a quick refresher, or for those that just don’t know, Kegels are exercises that help keep your pelvic floor muscles strong. And the best part is that they’re easy to do, and no one can see you doing them. All you have to do is squeeze down and flex your pelvic floor muscles for certain interludes throughout your day or week. They’re able to help with symptoms associated with incontinence and pesky bladder leaks. Therefore, it’s only right that Kegel weights and balls are available to…

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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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    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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    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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    Incontinence

    Treat Urge Incontinence With These Spiffy Tips

    Picture this: you’re in line at the grocery store, having a cup of coffee with the girls, or going for a run when suddenly, the urge happens. Yes, that urge. If you get a sudden and random urge to pee on a variety of different occasions, then you may be dealing with urge incontinence. Now you’re probably wondering, what exactly is urge incontinence and how is it treated? Here’s a quick rundown on what urge incontinence is, as well as how to treat urge incontinence.  First, What Is Urge Incontinence? Urge incontinence is when you’re minding your own business, and then suddenly, you have to go. And it’s not just…

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    Incontinence

    Exercise And Bladder Leaks: Just Runnin’ With It

    The new year always brings the desire to get back into gear and start a new exercise routine. I love taking up a new running routine as a way to say hello to the New Year. Whether it’s running, yoga, or weight training, there are so many forms of exercise to try out.  However, I think there’s an issue that needs to be addressed. Many women don’t like to talk about it, but I think it’s crucial to encompass some of the lesser-known struggles that come with exercise. Let’s talk about bladder leaks and exercise.  Bladder Leaks: What’s the Big Deal? Let’s go back to the basics on bladder leaks.…

  • 7 Tips To Keep A Happy Vagina
    Vaginal Health

    A Happy Vagina Spills All Her Tips

    Ladies, no one has ever wanted an unhappy vagina. But the truth is, your vagina might be a little discontent. It just so happens that a lot of the things we think keep our vaginas healthy are, in fact, causing the opposite effect. In this day and age, maintaining our health doesn’t just mean making sure we’re getting our veggies and water intake up to par. It’s also making sure we’re not using a scented body wash that’s actually throwing off our vaginal ecosystem. So, here’s a quick 7 tips to make sure your vagina stays happy and you stay feeling good! #1 A Happy Vagina says, “Cut the Fragrance!”…

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    Fitness,  Incontinence

    Fun With Kegels: It’s Our Little Secret

    What’s a workout that you can do practically anywhere and at any time, but no one knows you’re doing it but you? It’s a workout specifically designed to keep your downstairs strong, and also targets both overactive bladder and bladder leaks (aka incontinence). Have you guessed what the exercise is yet? If you thought Kegels, then you’re right! Having fun with Kegels is what’s on our minds today. When it comes to our everyday life, we’ve got a lot going on. Whether it’s work, having the kids at home, or school, it can seem challenging to fit pelvic strengthening exercises into our schedule. However, all the excuses go out the…

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    Incontinence

    Pelvic Floor 101: Everything You Need To Know

    Here’s the deal: the pelvic floor is actually one of the body parts that holds us all together. And by us, I mean just some of the most essential parts of our anatomy. Let’s have a little flashback anatomy class session. Here’s the rundown on how it works and what happens when it acts up. So, What Is The Pelvic Floor? The floor of the pelvis includes layers of muscles and many other tissues. This floor reaches from the tailbone in the back of the body to our pubic bone. A woman’s pelvic floor carries the bladder, uterus, and colon. So it’s easy to say that these muscles have their…