If you haven’t been following my blog and my site is new to you…welcome, and please do check out the many blogs prior to this one…because this is actually one post out of a series of educational posts on women’s hormones and sexual health…you might want to “catch up”!
And how IS your pelvic & sexual health these days? My FREE 2-minute Eve Quiz will tell you!
We also learned the differences between estrogens and androgens and why this matters to us.
Exercising our pelvic floor muscles are important no matter how old we are! But many women do them wrong.
In this video I will teach you to do the perfect Kegel exercise in under 4 minutes and how to know you are doing them correctly!
Weak Muscles Of The Pelvic Floor – Oh No!
Over time, we inevitably experience weakening of our pelvic floor muscles…. if we don’t take action to prevent that from happening we can experience tinkling at the most inconvenient times!
Yes as we get older, many of us experience incontinence issues. We sneeze, we cough, we’re doing an exercise… and oops, there it is. The embarrassing leak.
I know I’ve had them!
Hey, I’ve delivered 4 of my own babies too 😉
Yes, pregnancies, improperly done exercises, squats or pilates for instance, as well as being sedentary effects our pelvic floor muscles. Darn! But it can definitely get better!
There are an increasing number of new incontinence products available in the women’s sanitary products aisle these days, and they just keep coming. The incontinence products seem to outnumber the pads and tampons sold for women’s periods! Now there are heavy-duty liners, pads, panties and even tampon-like plugs just for urine leakage.
I even saw an incontinence pad commercial where a company will send them to you at your home in a plain unmarked brown box to avoid embarrassment. Ohhh PLEEAASE!
And the number of prescription options for incontinence symptoms has been on the increase as well. Not to mention the number of incontinence related and prolapse surgeries. I won’t go into this here though. But really…
It is so sad…. And often preventable.
Today’s educational video is all about strengthening the muscle tone of your pelvic floor. There are many reasons to master this so that:
Check out today’s 4-minute video to learn more about:
I hope you will check out my other blogsfrom this educational series that I have been providing… and it will continue! I promise to share great insights and practical tips on many topics near and dear to women of all ages, but in particular, women who are in the perimenopause and later phases of their lives.
In 2 minutes flat, you’ll get a score (from 0 to 70 – where lower is better) that represents an assessment of your sexual and pelvic health. Once you know your starting number, it’s much easier to improve!