Tag: pelvic floor dysfunction

Report Incontinence to Your Doctor

Urinary incontinence (UI) can have a significant impact on a woman’s quality of life, especially if she begins avoiding activities and situations due to concerns about urine leakage. A recent study suggested that women with the problem tend to get less exercise—and that’s unfortunate, since other research suggests that exercise

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Common Cause of “Tummy Troubles”

Abdominal pain, gas, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation are symptoms common to several conditions, one of which is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). But recognizing IBS isn’t always easy. “It can be confusing because IBS is not a disease; rather, it is a group of symptoms,” says Christine Frissora, MD, a gastroenterologist

Prevent Urine Leakage by Strengthening Your Pelvic Floor Muscles

Your “pelvic floor” is a group of muscles and tissues that form a hammock across your pelvis, holding your uterus, bladder, bowel, and other pelvic organs in place so they can work properly, explains Polly de Mille, RN, RCEP, CSCS, USAT, Clinical Supervisor, Sports Performance at the Tisch Sports Performance

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