3005, 2018

7 Ways to Stay Healthy Below the Belt

7 Ways to Stay Healthy Below the Belt
Most women spend a fair amount of time tending to their vagina and vulva (the outer genitals). We wax, shave, trim—and even bleach. We use balms, creams, cleansers, and wipes.

Despite what many product manufacturers would have you believe, douches, creams, scented tampons, and the countless other feminine hygiene products on the market will not keep you clean and “fresh.” In fact, many of these products can actually be harmful, creating imbalances that can lead to odor-causing infections (talk about irony).

The truth is, less really is more when it comes to keeping a healthy vagina and vulva. Here are 7 ways to keep your lady parts in tip-top shape.

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2210, 2017

Is There a Right Age to Start Kegel Exercises?

Is There a Right Age to Start Kegel Exercises?
Kegel exercises involve contracting your pelvic floor muscles, which can build up strength over time. There are many benefits of Kegel exercises for women, ranging from heightened sexual pleasure to vaginal health, but at what age should you start?

Women can start practicing this exercise in their twenties and continue it well into […]

1708, 2017

5 Easy Diet Tips to Help Prevent Bladder Leakage

5 Easy Diet Tips to Help Prevent Bladder Leakage
Bladder leakage (called urinary incontinence or UI), is a common problem. In fact, one in three women will experience some form of UI in her lifetime. The physical stress and strain of pregnancy and childbirth, and hormonal changes during menopause, are common contributing factors.

The bladder, uterus, and bowel are held firmly in […]

2207, 2017

Ladies: 4 Surprising Libido Boosters That Will Make You Feel Alive Again

Ladies: 4 Surprising Libido Boosters That Will Make You Feel Alive Again
When we’re young, many of us take our vigorous libidos for granted, assuming we’ll always have the same zest for spontaneous sex romps and romantic weekends away with our partners. As we get older, our bodies change, we get bogged down with responsibilities and worries, and our sex drives […]

2206, 2017

Guys: This Is Why You Should Be Doing Kegels

Guys: This Is Why You Should Be Doing Kegels
Most of us associate Kegel exercises exclusively with women. The reality is that, while men and women are built differently, we’re also pretty similar. Both men and women have pelvic floor muscles (PFMs), a hammock-like system of muscles, ligaments, and tissues that stretches across our pelvis keeping our organs firmly in place. […]

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 […]