Stress Urinary Incontinence

Stress Urinary Incontinence

  Stress Urinary Incontinence There are different types of urine incontinence. Two common types are urge incontinence and stress incontinence. Both conditions affect a person’s quality of life. Depending on the condition causing these issues, treatments may...
Kegal or Kegel?

Kegal or Kegel?

Kegel Exercises To start with, let’s clarify… is it kegal or kegel? The correct term is “kegel.” These exercises are named after Dr. Arnold Kegel, an American gynecologist. Dr. Kegel observed that pelvic floor weakness was common after childbirth. He postulated...
How to Curb Your Urge to Pee

How to Curb Your Urge to Pee

Urge to Urinate There are different types of urine incontinence. Two common types are urge incontinence and stress incontinence. Both conditions affect a person’s quality of life. While causes are different, treatments are similar. It’s possible to have “mixed...
Your Pelvic Floor

Your Pelvic Floor

    What is the pelvic floor? The pelvis is the lower part of the torso sandwiched between the abdomen and legs. Pelvic floor muscles are layers of muscles that span the bottom of the pelvis like a hammock. Among vulva-owners, pelvic floor muscles provide...
5 Chronic Pelvic Pain Disorders

5 Chronic Pelvic Pain Disorders

  ******** “Why am I experiencing pain?” For vulva-owners, that can sometimes be a difficult question to answer as pelvic pain is a symptom of many different disorders related to female organs. When the causes you are not clear, health care providers may attempt...
Pelvic Health and Childbirth

Pelvic Health and Childbirth

  How do pelvic floor muscles get weak?  Weakness or tearing of the pelvic floor is most commonly caused by childbirth. Both caesarean section and vaginal delivery can result in pelvic floor muscle damage. Weakness or tearing of the pelvic floor can lead to...