Fascinating information about health, pelvic floor fitness and the PeriCoach System.
How Kegels Can Lead to Better Sex
Sexual dysfunction such as low libido, the struggle to achieve orgasms, and leaking urine during sex are common issues women often won’t discuss with their healthcare providers. Many stay silent even with their friends or with their partner out of embarrassment. It’s a myth that a healthy sex life can’t exist after children and/or […]
PeriCoach: The Perfect Kegel Exerciser for Busy Moms
Moms out there: After a full day of work, errands, and shuffling the kids to and from school—not to the mention the myriad other chores of the day—how many of you want to come home and figure out how to do Kegel exercises (or do any exercise, for that matter)?
Not so much? We’re […]
Pee a Little When You Laugh? 4 Signs Your Pelvic Floor Needs a Tune-Up
If the words “pee a little when you laugh” caught your attention, but you’re not sure exactly what the “pelvic floor” is, you’re not alone. Allow us to explain.
The pelvic floor is a hammock-like system of muscles, ligaments, and connective tissues that run from the base of […]
Don’t Hold It In: Talk About Tinkling with Your Kids
Whatever your family calls it—“piddles,” “wee,” “doing your business,” or just “going pee”—talking to kids about regular urination is important, especially if your child is showing signs of possible bladder control problems.
Issues like bedwetting, urgency, and needing to go frequently can cause worry and anxiety in kids, and, in some cases, […]
Comparing Treatment Options for Bladder Leaks: Pads vs. PeriCoach
You’re already running late for work when, halfway into your commute, you realize you didn’t restock your purse with bladder pads. “Great—and no time to stop by the pharmacy,” you think. You resign yourself to creating makeshift “pads” out of toilet paper or awkwardly asking any sympathetic female coworker you can find […]
Comparing Treatment Options for Bladder Leaks: Drugs vs. PeriCoach
It has become second nature for many of us to reach for a pill to fix our health woes, a tendency that is often encouraged by our doctors, who routinely prescribe medications for virtually every ailment.
However, medications aren’t always the best option. They’re typically expensive and come with a range of possible […]
Step-by-Step Guide to Properly Exercising the Pelvic Floor Muscles
Leaking a few drops of urine when you overexert yourself, laugh, or sneeze is so common that many women see it as a normal part of life. It’s called urinary incontinence (UI), and while it is prevalent—one in three women experiences UI at some point in her life—it’s not a normal part […]
The Importance of Kegel Exercises for Menopausal Women
Whether you’re tired of going through box after box of bulky bladder pads for embarrassing urinary leakage or you’re trying to avoid ever needing bladder pads at all, we have good news: Getting urinary incontinence (UI) under control is possible with an assistive device like PeriCoach.
One in three women will experience some form […]
10 Questions Every Woman Should Ask Her Gynecologist
You’re sitting on the exam table at your gynecologist’s office, trying to keep your stiff paper gown closed as the air conditioning system sends ice cold air down your spine (why are exam rooms always so freezing, anyway?). You anxiously flip through the pages of a magazine, but your mind wanders.
You glance at […]
PeriCoach: Technologically-Advanced Kegel Exerciser Now Available OTC
The FDA-cleared PeriCoach pelvic floor exerciser, once available by prescription only, is now available over-the-counter (OTC). PeriCoach is an insertable pelvic floor biofeedback device that guides women in properly performing Kegel exercises to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor. Improved pelvic floor strength can help prevent, reduce, or eliminate urinary incontinence (UI), a […]