Bladder leakage or urinary incontinence (UI) – literally peeing when you don’t want to, is the most common pelvic floor issue affecting women across their lifespan and its prevalence increases with age. Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is predominant in young women. This is when there is extra pressure on the bladder and your pelvic floor muscles can’t deal with that extra pressure, so things can get a little damp. It is known that urinary incontinence in young people is both under-diagnosed and under-reported. Some of us may not address the problem or seek specialist help due to embarrassment and not even knowing it’s a legit issue! Well, no more!
Taking care of our mental health shouldn’t be another task to add to our to-do list! In fact, a great start is regular check-ins with ourselves to make sure we’re doing these seven things.
You’ve probably heard of some traditional foods that have been creating a gut health foodie frenzy lately. Late to the fermenting party? Here’s what you need to know. Kombucha Kombucha is made by fermenting a sweetened tea with a live culture of yeast and bacteria called scoby/scobie. The yeast converts the sugar in the tea
They say that one in two of us will develop one in a lifetime. Recognising when you have UTI symptoms is important so you can get help early to fight off and beat them well and good. Here’s what to look for. Sex and UTIs Having sex can increase the chance of bacteria being moved around our genital area.
Talking about our periods or menstrual cycle is not always stuff we feel free to speak about. Our cycles can affect our pelvic health right down to our pooing routine and level of pain we can experience. These experiences can be similar or different for each of us. We’ve got all your weird and wonderful period experiences almost covered in one place.
Think men invented all the coolest stuff? Think again! Changing the world and making that difference can come in many forms. So, get inspired and check out this list of great inventions by women that will leave you inspired to think right outside that box of what you’re capable of!