Unsure whether or not to continue using your pelvic floor exerciser when it's "that time of the month"?
Absolutely! During menstruation you can (and should) stick to you regular course of treatment. Bladder leaks don't take a break just because you start menstruating. You actually may find that you leak more during your period due to pressure from the bloating.
Causes of pelvic floor weakness:
There could be several reasons for pelvic floor weakness. The main causes include: Menopause, pregnancy and childbirth, chronic constipation, chronic cough, overweight and obesity, heavy lifting, prolonged poor posture, high impact exercises, tight clothing, genetic makeup, and natural aging.
Do you think you can train your pelvic floor by cutting the flow of urine each time you go to toilet?
Do you think that it is too late to care about your pelvic floor as you have already given birth and the damage is done?
Or you are a man who thinks pelvic floor exercisers don't apply to you?
Here we discuss the biggest myths about the pelvic floor and reveal the truth between fact and fiction.
Recognize the warning signs and symptoms of a bladder control problem. Know when you should seek a doctor's help and how you can get the most out of your visit.
If you're one of the many women who experience bladder control problems, don't let embarrassment keep you from getting the help you need. Leaking urine, frequent urination, and experiencing other symptoms of urinary incontinence aren't trivial consequences of childbirth or a natural part of aging.
It's finally summer vacation! The perfect time for road trips with the family, a girls trips, or a romantic vacation for two. But now you're getting nervous trying to plan around how many stops you'll need to make and creating an itinerary based on access to the bathroom. Sound familiar?
You are not alone; many people who suffer from leaks are doing the same thing. But planning your vacation should invoke feelings of excitement and anticipation, not anxiety and stress. You should be looking forward to all of the fun activities not worried what fun activities are going to cause you to leak.