2205, 2017

Easing Constipation with Kegel Exercises

Easing Constipation with Kegel Exercises
Constipation can be an occasional annoyance or a chronic problem. It’s the latter of these—chronic constipation—that is particularly problematic. Sitting on the porcelain throne hour after hour can cause a range of problems, including hemorrhoids, which—ask anyone who’s had them—are pretty miserable.

More importantly, excessive straining from constipation can damage the pelvic floor muscles, the hammock-like system […]

2503, 2017

Finding Time for Exercise: 5 No-Fail Tips for Busy Women

Finding Time for Exercise: 5 No-Fail Tips for Busy Women
We’ve all heard it before, and most of us have said it ourselves: “I don’t have time to exercise.”

Whether you have a super-demanding job or a clan of rambunctious kids to look after (or both), it’s easy to put off exercise—it feels like there’s just never enough time in a day. […]

802, 2017

PeriCoach: The Perfect Kegel Exerciser for Busy Moms

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 […]

801, 2017

Don’t Hold It In: Talk About Tinkling with Your Kids

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, […]

2512, 2016

Comparing Treatment Options for Bladder Leaks: Pads vs. PeriCoach

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 […]

2511, 2016

Comparing Treatment Options for Bladder Leaks: Drugs vs. PeriCoach

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 […]