Did you know? Many mothers suffer
from URINARY INCONTINENCE?
Pelvic Floor Exercise featured in two articles in the My Child and Cosmo Pregnancy magazines recently. These are superb articles and highlights the steps you can take to get your pelvic floor in tip top shape.
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My Child Magazine.
One of the most embarrassing health issues a woman can
face is urinary incontinence.
The main cause is a weak pelvic floor
Cosmo Pregnancy. Wet yourself laughing lately? Don't let incontinence rain on your preg parade
Men's Pelvic Floor Exercises Strong pelvic floor muscles are important for men too. Women have been encouraged to exercise their pelvic floor muscles for decades, but now we understand that it is just as vital for men, and especially for men with specific health issues...more»
Healthy Pelvic Floor Women with healthy pelvic floors should still train up their pelvic floor muscles, according to Dr Pauline Chiarelli, who says people typically lose 30 per cent of muscle strength between ages 27 and 70 because of ageing. "The pelvic floor muscles are like any other muscle in the body. If you don't use it, you'll lose it." "The Australian"
Pelvic Muscle Exercises "Although most women with pelvic floor disorders are familiar with pelvic muscle exercises, less than one fourth could perform adequate contractions at the time of initial evaluation." "Moen MD and others"