Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

5 Myths behind the Pelvic Floor and Female Problems That Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About!

Problems DOWN THERE can happen to anyone: truths and myths behind pelvic floor problems I was chatting with my mom the other day about a patient I had recently evaluated that had dysfunction in her pelvic floor causing constipation, urinary leakage, and painful intercourse. My mom assumed this woman had several children and said “That’s …

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Hormones and gut health

How Gut Health and Hormones are Linked- 5 Tips to improve gut health

Gut health is so important in all diseased and chronic health conditions. About 75% of our immune system is in the gut. So, when there is an imbalance your immune system can get revved up creating autoimmune conditions such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, thyroid issues, etc If your immune system is lowered than you …

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5 Benefits of doing Yoga and Pilates During Pregnancy

If you’re newly pregnant or are trying to get pregnant, you’re probably wondering what kind of exercise you can safely perform throughout your pregnancy. What are appropriate exercises during each trimester? When should I stop exercising? These questions and more will be answered below. So keep reading. A lot of times women are told not …

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constipation

My Top 4 Tips to Keep Your Hormones Balanced and Symptom Free as You Age.

Did you know that poor Hormonal health and constipation are linked! I know every woman as they go into peri menopausal into menopause are not excited with the transition. You notice that your energy levels start going down. You start to add weight around your midsection that just does not seem to go away no …

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pregnancy and exercise

Exercising While Pregnant: Why Kegels are NOT the Solution

Pregnant? Congratulations! This is a huge milestone in your life, and a lot of exciting things are coming your way! We have been hearing a lot lately with Pilates or Yoga instructors or even doctors telling our clients who are pregnant to strengthen their core and pelvic floor muscles to prep for the baby! While …

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Why Kegels are NOT the answer to your Female Problems.

When you have leaking problems with exercise/coughing or prolapse with either your bladder or uterus from aging or from having kids at some point in your life, you are either told you “have to live with it”, have surgery, or do kegel exercises. Really? No other solutions? And you are frustrated with the solutions because …

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